Clinical Features

A clinician and patient mistake

It is well-accepted that healthcare practitioners have a duty to their patients, but do patients have a duty as well?

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community

A greater understanding of the healthcare issues specific to the LGBT community may improve the quality of care.

Guidelines for aspergillosis management

New guidelines for the treatment and management of aspergillosis have been published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

A rare type of urticaria

A 30-year-old man presents with a 5-year history of an episodic rash. Can you diagnose the condition?

LIVE Coverage of AANP 2016

Don't miss live coverage of the 2016 annual meeting of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Another 
clinician's prescription

A communication failure 
when one clinician refills a prescription written by another has a dire result.

Skin cancer detection: every clinician's responsibility

More cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year than of breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined, and early detection is critical.

Cultural considerations in diabetes control

A patient with type 2 diabetes is undergoing dialysis and needs to control his HbA1c levels while fasting during Ramadan.

Opinion

The Waiting Room Increased mortality rates in patients with nocturia

Increased mortality rates in patients with nocturia

Patients who experience nocturia, or frequent urination during the night, may have increased mortality rates.

The Waiting Room Making appointments for emergency department visits

Making appointments for emergency department visits

As the volume of patients in emergency departments across the country rise, more EDs are experimenting with appointment reservation systems.

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Clinical Pearls Assessing for rebound tenderness

Assessing for rebound tenderness

Pediatric clinicians can avoid causing pain by using an alternative technique to assess for rebound tenderness.

Clinical Pearls In place of vaginal steroid cream

In place of vaginal steroid cream

Itching is a serious concern for patients with atrophic vaginitis, and alternative treatments can help.

Your Comments Suboxone: the methadone of the decade

Suboxone: the methadone of the decade

One clinician feels that suboxone is not the answer to the opioid crisis.

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