Clinical Features

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.

Metabolic surgery for diabetes treatment

A panel of experts has recommended that metabolic surgery be included as a treatment option for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Accessing a relative's charts

A medical center takes issue with a clinician who uses her employee access to view her ex-husband's medical records.

LIVE Coverage of AAPA 2016

Don't miss live coverage of the 2016 annual meeting of the American Academy of PAs (AAPA).

Opinion

The Waiting Room Advances for PAs practicing addiction medicine

Advances for PAs practicing addiction medicine

Both PAs and NPs who practice addiction medicine have seen progress made in 2016 to increase practice authority.

The Waiting Room OSA treatment linked to depression improvement

OSA treatment linked to depression improvement

Patients presenting with depression should be evaluated for sleep disorders.

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Your Comments Identifying cervical lesions

Identifying cervical lesions


One clinician took issue with the image published in a January 2016 Clinical Advisor article.

Case Files A miscommunication on how to take hemorrhoid medication

A miscommunication on how to take hemorrhoid medication

Clinicians should be sure that patients know how to properly take their medications.

Consultations How effective is a kenalog injection for seasonal allergies?

How effective is a kenalog injection for seasonal allergies?

Corticosteroids may relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis, but are not always appropriate.

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