The new ICD-10 coding system may seem inappropriate for some disease models, but asthma care may benefit from the required changes.
Federal law does not allow nurse practitioners and physician assistants to prescribe buprenorphine to patients with opiate use disorder.
Even if the flu shot "misses," as it did last year, it remains one of the best tools we have to help our patients live healthier lives.
Basal insulin, with or without nutritional correction, is the best approach to manage blood glucose in noncritically ill surgical patients.
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.