Dermatology Features

Derm Dx: White spots on sun-damaged skin

A 65-year-old man presents for an annual skin check. He complains of many white spots on his arms. The patient has a history of several ...

Derm Dx: Sparse hair since birth

A 3-year-old male presents with an area of very sparse hair at the left anterior hairline. His parents state that this abnormality was present at ...

Extremely pruritic rash on the back and chest

A woman, aged 64 years, presented with an itchy rash on her back and chest of several weeks' duration. She reported that small red dots ...

Facial pustules after radiation treatment

A man, aged 79 years, was referred by his radiation oncologist for treatment of a rash on his face and oral cavity. The man had ...

Clinical features

Taking action against acute 
kidney injury in primary care

Taking action against acute 
kidney injury in primary care

With acute kidney injury often encountered in the outpatient setting, 
primary-care providers should know the basics of diagnosis and treatment.

Clinical Challenge

Elevated blood glucose, weight loss in patient with type 1 diabetes

Elevated blood glucose, weight loss in patient with type 1 diabetes

A patient, Ms. B., was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago.

Advisor Forum

What ways can providers improve the vaccine delivery process?

What ways can providers improve the vaccine delivery process?

The Clinical Advisor asked Dr. Tan this question: What one thing can a primary-care NP or PA do to improve the vaccine-delivery process in his/her practice?

Treatment briefs

No benefit with arthroscopic surgery for knee OA

No benefit with arthroscopic surgery for knee OA

Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy does not improve degenerative medial meniscus tear symptoms in patients without knee osteoarthritis.

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