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Expanding Healthcare Access With Nurse-Led Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Expanding Healthcare Access With Nurse-Led Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis

A recent systematic review found that nurse-led care is effective, acceptable, and safe in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Emergency Medicine Information Center Community Paramedicine: Bridging the Gap

Community Paramedicine: Bridging the Gap

Community paramedics are trained within the standard paramedic education model and then complete program-dependent training with a goal of decreasing unnecessary hospital readmissions and improving overall patient care.

Emergency Medicine Information Center A Zebra in the Emergency Department

A Zebra in the Emergency Department

Many cases of vaginal foreign body are unusual and often difficult to detect.

Ob/Gyn Information Center Optimizing Pregnancy Outcomes With Micronutrients

Optimizing Pregnancy Outcomes With Micronutrients

As healthy levels of folic acid, iodine, magnesium, vitamin D, and iron demonstrate improved outcomes in pregnancy, understanding of the function of these essential nutrients on health would benefit family practitioners caring for women of childbearing age.

Clinical Challenge Case Study: Worsening Headache After Giving Birth

Case Study: Worsening Headache After Giving Birth

A 32-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with gradually worsening generalized headache 8 days after giving birth to her second child.

Cardiovascular Disease Information Center Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the South Asian Population

Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the South Asian Population

South Asians exhibit the highest rates of ASCVD among all ethnic groups, and the highest prevalence is in younger age groups; up to 25% of myocardial infarctions in India occur in individuals younger than 40 years of age.

Practice Management Information Center Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.

Legal Advisor Is Clinician Testimony Allowable in a Sexual Assault Trial?

Is Clinician Testimony Allowable in a Sexual Assault Trial?

A nurse practitioner working in the safe child center of the outpatient pediatric wing of a regional hospital is called to testify in an abuse case.

Pain Information Center Current Guidelines for Management of Low Back Pain

Current Guidelines for Management of Low Back Pain

An estimated 31 million Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their lifetime.

Evidence-Based Medicine Emollient Bath Additives Ineffective for Atopic Dermatitis in Children

Emollient Bath Additives Ineffective for Atopic Dermatitis in Children

Although the American Academy of Dermatology recommends the direct application of emollients to the skin in patients with atopic dermatitis, the addition of oils, emollients, or other additives to bath water is not recommended due to insufficient evidence regarding their efficacy.

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