A simple technique gets patients with Parkinson disease and dementia to ambulate.
A trick to help pediatric patients sit still during routine exams.
In patients with chronic headaches, ear or jaw pain, a tongue blade test can detect TMJ.
A tip for performing a closed reduction on a dislocated finger.
A simple technique can help stifle patients' gag reflex.
Applying triamcinolone prior to a transdermal patch helps prevent contact dermatitis.
Soda water or seltzer can help mask the flavor of bad-tasting medicine.
Omega-3 supplements can help constipation in postmenopausal women taking calcium and vitamin D supplements.
Consider unusual causes of chronic or recurrent ear pain.
Steps to follow after wound irrigation to ensure patient comfort.
How do I do what is best for the patient if the patient cannot afford a higher level of treatment?
What is a good screening test for evaluation of closed head injury?
What constitutes a reasonable workup for neutropenia in an otherwise healthy young person?
Are there any studies that support eliminating foods like sugar, milk and wheat to improve Hashimoto disease symptoms?
How precisely must one follow the manufacturer's directions with regard to the amount of powder and water used in preparing infant formula?
Medication, ablation or rate control for a patient with first onset of atrial fibrillation?
Are there any guidelines for alternatives to cephalosporins in patients allergic to penicillin?
A patient returns after acyclovir fails to resolve a fever blister on the lip. What's the next step?
How can I avoid unnecessary antibiotic use while still satisfying my patients?
Does the concentration of hypertonic saline affect intracranial pressure reduction in patients with traumatic brain injury?