Involving a child in suturing can subdue perceived pain.
Heart sounds can be difficult to hear in someone whose lungs are hyperinflated. Here's a tip to make it easier to detect.
Recommend this simple home treatment for kids with a dry, flaky scalp.
A straightforward simile to help young clinicians learn what to listen for when auscultating a patient.
Enlisting a parent's help can provide comfort without a scary needle or painful injection.
When rinsing doesn't stop oral bleeding, a pantry staple can do the trick.
A simple trick to get ticks to let go.
Use a cold saline mist daily and during any acute episode of bleeding.
Multiple dermatofibromas hold clues for differential diagnoses.
Picking up such low-pitched heart sounds can be difficult. Read this tip for clearer listening.
Patients often ask for feedback on homeopathic treatments. Are you prepared to offer guidance?
Has squaric acid dibutylester (SADBE) been shown to be successful in managing alopecia areata?
How do you ask a parent to leave in a diplomatic way when examining a pediatric patient?
How do statins interact with calcium channel blockers?
What is the best way to handle ear fungus that is resistant to ketoconazole?
How old is too old for ultrasound when other modalities don't work?
Are more aggressive approaches to cardiac work up warranted in patients with diabetes?
Do blood transfusions affect implementation of the routine immunization schedule?
In which disease states or at what stages of chronic kidney disease is the HbA1c test no longer reliable?
Why does low amniotic fluid occur so late in pregnancy despite regular prenatal visits and good prenatal care?