Advisor Forum

Consultations Treatment for cutaneous abscesses

Treatment for cutaneous abscesses

Antibiotics do not always need to be used for cutaneous abscesses, but the condition must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis to make a final decision regarding the appropriate course of treatment for any individual.

Your Comments Being frank on frankincense and its role in cancer prevention

Being frank on frankincense and its role in cancer prevention

Just as in nutrition, there are certified aromatherapists who can assist providers in helping their patients use essential oils safely.

Your Comments The ACA: Clinicians weigh in on whether to repeal or preserve

The ACA: Clinicians weigh in on whether to repeal or preserve

Three health care clinicians discuss the advantages and disadvantages of repealing the Affordable Care Act and how the change would impact their practice.

Consultations Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods have significant data supporting their effectiveness in suicide prevention.

Clinical Pearls Magnesium for patients taking opioids for pain

Magnesium for patients taking opioids for pain

Patients who are taking opioids can manage their tolerance by taking magnesium 500mg.

Your Comments The origin of AIDS and debating the patient zero theory

The origin of AIDS and debating the patient zero theory

There is evidence that HIV might have spread from its origins in the US to the rest of the world.

Your Comments Preventing chronic diseases with lifestyle changes

Preventing chronic diseases with lifestyle changes

A low-carbohydrate lifestyle is an effective treatment option to prevent chronic diseases.

Your Comments Working with multiple attending physicians in the emergency department

Working with multiple attending physicians in the emergency department

Working with a large number of attending physicians can be one of the biggest difficulties of being an advanced practice provider.

Case Files Soft tissue sarcoma of the thigh in an adolescent male

Soft tissue sarcoma of the thigh in an adolescent male

A young boy's complaint of a tender mass on his left thigh is diagnosed as osteosarcoma.

Consultations Transurethral resection of bladder tumor

Transurethral resection of bladder tumor

A transurethral resection of bladder tumor allows examination and determination of histology, depth of invasion, and involvement beyond the bladder.

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