Take caution when using oxygen therapy to treat patients with emphysema.
Using a simple mind trick can help clinicians handle ticklish patients during abdominal exams.
Clinicians can use two lights of different brightness to view pupil response in dark eyes.
Use a calendar page to explain what medications patients should take when.
Use the acronyms PASS and PAID to remember important murmurs
Even if they are not cost-effective, routine ultrasounds for women with dense breasts are still important.
To reduce the discomfort or pain of vaccinations, apply firm, but comfortable, pressure on the intended site for 30 seconds.
Consider using topical ethyl chloride before the use of anesthesia when working with infected skin.
Referring to infants as "addicted" to opiates is clinically incorrect and creates stigma surrounding treatment.
The Department of Transportation's new physical examination requirement helps employees quit smoking.
After taking a spinning exercise class, a woman developed acute kidney injury.
A man with worsening pain in his right arm is diagnosed with reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
Xylitol can be used as an alternative medicine but is very toxic to dogs.
Whole cell pertussis vaccines are more effective than newer, acellular versions.
A young woman presented with symptoms consistent with aseptic meningitis after taking a dose of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.
Several pharmaceutical options exist for men with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia who cannot tolerate alpha blockers.
For patients with poison ivy, decontamination should precede steroid treatment.
Educating patients can help them see the importance of having an accurate medication list.
After consulting a neurologist, the nurse practitioner determined a diagnosis of REM sleep behavior disorder.
The risks of HRT have received so much attention that its benefits have been largely overlooked.