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Most Memorable Patient Screening stroke patients for signs of depression

Screening stroke patients for signs of depression

More aggressive depression screening for patients with stroke will help detect and treat symptoms sooner.

Your Comments An individualized breast cancer screening strategy for women

An individualized breast cancer screening strategy for women

Creating individualized breast cancer screening strategies is the answer to minimize the morbidity and mortality of breast cancer.

Case Files Military sexual trauma: A primer for clinicians

Military sexual trauma: A primer for clinicians

Military sexual trauma includes any sexual activity in which a service member is involved against his or her will, ranging from sexual harassment to rape.

Clinical Pearls Tips for making a personal connection with your patients

Tips for making a personal connection with your patients

Eye contact, positive body language, and humor are ways in which a clinician can make a personal connection with the patient.

Most Memorable Patient Transcending the emotional barriers between provider and patient

Transcending the emotional barriers between provider and patient

Transcending the emotional barriers between clinician and patient can lead to a stronger, more balanced professional life.

Your Comments Immunization in healthcare providers: Comments from our readers

Immunization in healthcare providers: Comments from our readers

Clinicians discuss the benefits of healthcare providers receiving vaccinations in order to prevent the spread of disease in the workplace.

Most Memorable Patient Diagnosing a pulmonary embolism and saving a life

Diagnosing a pulmonary embolism and saving a life

A Divine guidance helps a nurse practitioner make a diagnosis that saved a patient's life.

Your Comments Fired for falling asleep on the job: Our readers weigh in

Fired for falling asleep on the job: Our readers weigh in

Two clinicians offer their opinion on June's Legal Advisor about a female nurse fired for falling asleep while on duty in the hospital.

Clinical Pearls Putting out the fire of a fire ant bite with toothpaste

Putting out the fire of a fire ant bite with toothpaste

Apply any toothpaste to fire ant bites and wash off after 10 minutes

Your Comments Epilepsy and the ketogenic diet

Epilepsy and the ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet increases the conversion of glutamate into glutamine into GABA, reducing neuronal excitability.

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