Clinical Features

LIVE Coverage of AAPA 2016

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

Domestic minor sex trafficking

An awareness of the risks and red flags among adolescent patients who are being trafficked for sex is key to intervention in this vulnerable population.

The salary survey results are in!

Find out how your salary compares with that of your peers.

Pesticides and 
Parkinson's disease

Increasing evidence has shown a link between pesticide exposure and the risk for Parkinson's disease. How real is this link on the golf course?

Stat consult: Zika virus

Between 75% and 80% of Zika virus infections are asymptomatic.

Collaborative practice agreements

Duty of care owed to a nurse practitioner's patient by a collaborative practice partner comes into question.

A Kennedy Terminal Ulcer

Kennedy Terminal Ulcers (KTUs) were first described over 30 years ago and were associated with the dying process.

Odorous stools after gastric bypass surgery

A patient comes to her yearly nutrition check-up 11 years after undergoing gastric bypass surgery with reports of loose stools with significant odor several times per day.

Opinion

The Waiting Room A bumpy transition into the role of an FNP

A bumpy transition into the role of an FNP

Sometimes, stepping into a new professional role takes longer than expected.

The Waiting Room Increased risk of Parkinson disease in female patients with sleep apnea

Increased risk of Parkinson disease in female patients with sleep apnea

The sleep concerns of female patients are often diagnosed as depression rather than obstructive sleep apnea, leading to increased risks for certain diseases.

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Case Files Salivary duct stone

Salivary duct stone

After 36 hours, a patient with a salivary duct stone shows limited improvement.

Clinical Pearls Clozapine use and neutropenia

Clozapine use and neutropenia

Low dose lithium can bring return absolute neutrophil count (ANC) to normal levels.

Clinical Pearls Obtaining a urine specimen in a child

Obtaining a urine specimen in a child

Turn a challenge into a game for your patient.

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