Sherril Sego, FNP-C, DNP

Sherril Sego, FNP-C, DNP

Sherril Sego, FNP-C, DNP, is a staff clinician at the VA Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., where she practices adult medicine and women’s health. She also teaches at the nursing schools of the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas.

Most Recent Articles by Sherril Sego, FNP-C, DNP

Military sexual trauma: A primer for clinicians

Military sexual trauma: A primer for clinicians

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Military sexual trauma includes any sexual activity in which a service member is involved against his or her will, ranging from sexual harassment to rape.

Copper: A metal for osteoarthritic pain management

Copper: A metal for osteoarthritic pain management

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Oral copper supplements are not recommended unless extensive metabolic testing shows a true copper deficiency.

Kefir: A natural probiotic with vitamins, minerals, and proteins

Kefir: A natural probiotic with vitamins, minerals, and proteins

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Commercially prepared kefir is considered to be safe, mainly as a result of the pasteurization process that is required for dairy products.

Cod liver oil: An antibacterial, antifungal agent

Cod liver oil: An antibacterial, antifungal agent

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Cod liver oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids as well as eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid and has high concentrations of vitamins A and D.

Boron: a water-soluble element found in the earth's surface

Boron: a water-soluble element found in the earth's surface

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Boron is found in small amounts in the earth's surface and is thought to be produced by the collection of particulate matter of meteorites.

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