Read these tips that could help patients improve their sleep hygiene.
Socioeconomically disadvantaged children have a higher rate of sleep difficulties than children from high-income households.
Spending on diabetes, IHD, and lower back and neck pain account for the highest amounts of spending by disease category.
Treating lacerations properly requires benzoin, Steri-Strips, and a Dermabond to cover.
Converting pounds to kilograms in your head is easier than you think.
An FNP reflects on the lessons he has learned in practice throughout the year.
The FDA has issued a final ruling to ban powdered surgeon's gloves, powdered patient examination gloves, and absorbable powder for lubricating a surgeon's glove.
Healthcare provider burnout was negatively linked to quality and safety of health care.
Patients increase their chances of carbon monoxide exposure during the winter months.
Higher ambulatory volume was linked to lower quality of care and quality increased with higher diabetes-specific volume.
By initiating a conversation, primary care providers can identify specific end-of-life needs and goals, manage symptoms, and coordinate care.
The VA ruled to grant veterans direct access to advanced practice registered nurses who work in the VA healthcare system.
Ensuring successful integration of nurse practitioners into intensive care units includes orientation programs and leadership teams.
Citizen responders assess and comfort patients in the aftermath of a car accident.
From 2014 to 2015, the age-adjusted death rate for the total US population increased 1.2%.
Nurse practitioners make history with the first FAA-approved drone delivery of medications in the United States.
Lidocaine patches may be effective for patients who are in pain but are looking to avoid drugs that could be addictive.
Data regarding adverse drug events in the United States could help to focus medication safety initiatives in outpatient settings.
Commenting about patient behaviors on Facebook is becoming a common practice among clinicians.
The AANP celebrates National Nurse Practitioner Week from November 13-19, 2016.
Doctor's responses should demonstrate willingness to take action to address the complaint.
Prescription drug monitoring programs allow prescribers to perform a statewide search to determine when a patient last had a controlled substance prescribed.
Patient evaluations performed through teleconferencing may lack the accuracy of a physical exam.
After public opposition, the DEA has withdrawn its plan to classify the kratom plant as a schedule 1 substance.
The AABB evaluated studies that examined hemoglobin thresholds for red blood cell transfusion and red blood cell storage duration.
The quality of clinical outpatient care has not consistently improved throughout the past decade.
Activity trackers may help transfusion-dependent patients estimate hemoglobin levels.
Treating patients at high risk of an STI before the culture results are available could lead to overtreatment.
Many physician assistants come to the profession after working as certified athletic trainers.
Alternative anesthetics can be used for patients who have a lidocaine allergy.