Clinical Features

Integrative medicine treatments 
for hypertension

A number of evidence-based, 
nonpharmacologic approaches are 
available for patients with hypertension.

Beach medicine pearls (and seashell lacerations)

Fun at the beach exposes children and adults to a number of hazards—some avoidable, such as sunburn, and some less so.

Astragalus may help treat cancer, heart ...

When is a freckle just a ...

Health care professionals, like patients, can often jump to the worst conclusions when making a diagnosis.

Live from AANP 2015

Read our exclusive coverage of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2015 meeting, live from New Orleans!

2015 NP/PA Salary Survey

The results are based on analysis of 3,019 NPs who responded to the NP survey, and 1,490 PAs who responded to the PA survey.

NAPNAP 2015 Annual Meeting

Read our coverage of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 2015 meeting.

Live from AAPA 2015

Read our exclusive live coverage of the 2015 AAPA Annual Conference in San Francisco, California

Opinion

The Waiting Room Is sleeping with a partner helpful or hurtful?

Is sleeping with a partner helpful or hurtful?

A study showed that sleep coregulation can occur in close, romantic relationships.

The Waiting Room When is a freckle just a freckle?

When is a freckle just a freckle?

Health care professionals, like patients, can often jump to the worst conclusions when making a diagnosis.

Latest Videos

Black urine after a spinning class

Black urine after a spinning class

After taking a spinning exercise class, a woman developed acute kidney injury.

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

A man with worsening pain in his right arm is diagnosed with reflex sympathetic dystrophy.

Xylitol, toxicity, and pets

Xylitol, toxicity, and pets

Xylitol can be used as an alternative medicine but is very toxic to dogs.

Oxygen therapy in a patient with emphysema

Oxygen therapy in a patient with emphysema

Take caution when using oxygen therapy to treat patients with emphysema.

Offering a 'hand sandwich'
 to ticklish patients

Offering a 'hand sandwich'
 to ticklish patients

Using a simple mind trick can help clinicians handle ticklish patients during abdominal exams.

Viewing pupil response to light 
in a patient with brown eyes

Viewing pupil response to light 
in a patient with brown eyes


Clinicians can use two lights of different brightness to view pupil response in dark eyes.

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