More than 99% of immunocompetent persons aged 40 years and older have evidence of VZV infection and are susceptible to herpes zoster or shingles.
A thorough work-up can differentiate between primary and secondary forms, mitigating progression of a more severe underlying disease.
A woman has a myocardial infarction after her chest symptoms are misdiagnosed as acid reflux.
By initiating a conversation, primary care providers can identify specific end-of-life needs and goals, manage symptoms, and coordinate care.
Nurse practitioners make history with the first FAA-approved drone delivery of medications in the United States.
A patient notes concerns with vision difficulty 4 years after undergoing a laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch.
Outdated vaccine protocol
A child deals with the consequences of a lesser vaccine, because a medical practice did not update its immunization policies.
National NP Week highlights the importance of NPs in the effort to expand access to healthcare in the United States.