Clinical Features

Fired for refusing vaccination

A clinician files a lawsuit against her employer after being fired for refusing Tdap immunization.

Shaky, jerky eyes in an infant

An 8-week-old infant, presents to primary care with bilateral "shaky, jerky eyes."

Managing systolic heart failure

Primary care providers can help significantly reduce heart failure exacerbations and improve their patients' overall quality of life.

Necrotizing myopathy: muscle weakness

AANP 2017 Live Coverage

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Legal Advisor: Falling asleep at work

After a nurse is fired for falling asleep at her job at a hospital, she claims that it was in retaliation for taking time off under the FMLA.

Case Study: Fever and low platelets

A 66-year-old woman with a history of sarcoidosis and hypertension presents to the emergency department for 4 days with right-sided abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, and mild diarrhea without blood.

A review of photosensitivity diseases

Opinion

The Waiting Room Small procedures, lasting impact

Small procedures, lasting impact

The Mitrofanoff procedure is a simple yet ingenious concept that creates a passageway for the easy removal of urine in patients who self-catheterize.

The Waiting Room A look back at the AAPA 2017 House of Delegates meeting

A look back at the AAPA 2017 House of Delegates meeting

The House of Delegates discussed the recertification process for PAs and the future of the PA profession.

Advisor Forum

Clinical Pearls A tip for removing a ring from a swollen finger

A tip for removing a ring from a swollen finger

A household cleaner such as Windex can be used to remove a ring from a swollen finger.

Your Comments Ortho Dx case: Is it a subungual hematoma or melanoma?

Ortho Dx case: Is it a subungual hematoma or melanoma?

Features of hematoma can often be confused with those of melanoma.

Your Comments Making a case for developmental trauma disorder

Making a case for developmental trauma disorder

Epigenetics explains the anatomy and physiology behind the central nervous system changes caused by child abuse.

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