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.

Educating patients on the proper use of contraception

Educating patients on the proper use of contraception

Unplanned pregnancies can occur when a patient misunderstands the proper use of contraception.

Monitoring vital signs and exercise

Monitoring vital signs and exercise

Asking for a patient's exercise regimen should be incorporated when checking for basic vital signs.

Vitamin D3 and type 1 diabetes

Vitamin D3 and type 1 diabetes

Vitamin D3 at 2000 IU reduced the incidence of type 1 diabetes by 88%.

Treatment tips for tinea pedis and yeast infections

Treatment tips for tinea pedis and yeast infections

Creams, sanitizers, and antiperspirant are all acceptable forms of treatment for tinea pedis and yeast infections.

Stopping the bleeding

Stopping the bleeding

Pressure on a wound is the key to stopping blood flow.

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