Caregivers experience serious chronic health conditions at nearly twice the rate of those who are not caregivers.
Providers need to address the overuse of prescription narcotics in the emergency room.
Encourage patients to determine the validity of outside sources for medical advice.
Primary care providers and physicians should address advanced care planning with their patients.
Whether to prescribe psychotropic medications in children with anxiety and sleep disorders is a common ethical dilemma faced by primary care providers.
Clinicians should inform parents about the safety of vaccines to encourage them to vaccinate their children.
Becoming a parent can provide a new perspective for health care providers working in pediatrics.
Addressing and overcoming barriers would increase the use of preventive health services and decrease mortality rates for the African American community.
Primary-care providers should try to ease pediatric patients' anxiety about needles by preparing them for what to expect.
Head lice cases peak in September and January in schools, and treatment can be difficult.