CHOICE intervention for patients with high risk for alcohol use disorder may not reduce heavy drinking or associated problems.
No significant difference in mortality for those undergoing whole body CT vs selective CT approach
The adjusted analysis also demonstrated that the code stroke system was associated with a decreased risk for post-stroke epilepsy within 5 years of stroke.
Described as death within an hour of onset of any symptom
Prostate cancer was diagnosed more frequently in men who underwent single prostate-specific antigen screening than in those who did not, but mortality was unaffected.
Does weak evidence drive the NCCN recommendations of FDA-approved drugs?
High variability was observed within hospital risk-standardized excess readmission ratios.
A meta-analysis reviewing the effect of parent-child book reading interventions revealed a positive correlation between such interventions and a broad range of beneficial psychosocial outcomes, including social-emotional competence, quality of life, and parenting competence.
A diabetes transition registry may help adolescents with type 1 diabetes plan and prepare for independent adult care.
School attendance or daycare for immunosuppressed pediatric cancer patients remains a topic of uncertainty for many clinicians.
Increased daily family management, which includes attending to physical, psychological, or social aspects of a child with special healthcare needs, may be negatively associated with quality of life in children with chronic conditions.
Maternal factors, such as age and stress levels, may be linked with infant feeding concerns.
Two primary care pediatric clinics study the relationship between screen time use and mental health effects on children between 6 and 12 years old.
NAPNAP will celebrate its 45th anniversary at the organization's National Conference in Chicago from March 19-22, 2018.
A letter from AANP President Joyce Knestrick addresses an in-flight health emergency in which an NP was not permitted to properly treat a passenger in distress.
An organization representing the effort to move toward autonomy has made big inroads into the AAPA, resulting in a push toward unhitching physician assistants from MD colleagues.
Congress signed into law two improvements to Medicare that will impact the physician assistant profession.
With the rapid rise in technologic advances and the increase in medical specialties in the last half-century, the creation of the medical virtualist could improve care and outcomes and reduce costs.
Dr Windel Stracener, a family practitioner for 22 years, discusses substance abuse, sexual activity, and other sensitive topics many clinicians do not ask their patients.
The Affordable Care Act is associated with moderate reductions in the cost burden for the lowest-, low-, and middle-income households.
Some believe clinics offering 24-hour primary care may facilitate the quality of patient care.
Healthcare organizations are calling on Congress to reverse the new CMS policy that has the potential to jeopardize patient access to Part B drug therapies.
Both CVS and Aetna care deeply about the prices of pharmaceuticals, but they are hoping to maximize company profits, not consumer savings.
Nonuniversity-based residency-trained surgeons and university-based residency-trained surgeons have distinct practice patterns.
Researchers recommend 7 online tools and mobile apps to help healthcare professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression, and suicidal behaviors.
Practicing after childbirth, wage gaps, and additional work from home are some of the factors that cause burnout in female physicians.
The FIT and the MT-sDNA are evidence-based tests that should be considered for CRC screening when a colonoscopy cannot be performed.
PAs should always keep in mind the sacred responsibility of the job: the knowledge to know what to do for our patients, and when and how to do it.
Policy analysts at the CDC and another, as yet unnamed Department of Health and Human Services agency, have been informed to stop using certain terms in documents to be used in next year's budget.
The FDA is proposing a new, risk-based enforcement approach to homeopathic drug products that have the greatest potential to harm patients.