The cause of dermographic urticaria is unknown, but appears to be related to a mast cell abnormality and is probably autoimmune in nature.
Unknown knowns are ideas that we're aware of on some level but, for whatever reason, choose not to admit to ourselves.
It can be difficult to care for complex patients when they need services that do not exist.
Recent evidence has shown that binge watching television could lead to poor sleep.
A hospital policy to prevent video recording in the emergency department helps to prevent patients from recording clinicians without their permission.
It is essential for healthcare professionals to collaborate with other experts from all specialty areas.
Current surgical and prescribing practices may have a hand in exacerbating the nation's burgeoning opioid epidemic.
We are still not sure why we dream, but many patients are still curious about their significance.
Improving influenza vaccination rates will require a much greater commitment to preventative public health to change public perception of the importance and efficacy of flu vaccination.
The Mitrofanoff procedure is a simple yet ingenious concept that creates a passageway for the easy removal of urine in patients who self-catheterize.
The House of Delegates discussed the recertification process for PAs and the future of the PA profession.
A traumatic brain injury can change physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning, which can include changes in the patient's sleeping patterns.
Individuals with catathrenia experience a moaning, groaning, or high-pitched squeak during sleep.
Public opinion polls support the views of professional organizations, with 60% of Americans opposing the new American Health Care Act, 31% supporting it, and 9% undecided.
Working through the night and sleeping during the day can be a difficult adjustment.
Incorporating new technology in medical practices to manage outpatient medical records can sometimes be a challenge.
Patients who experience sleep paralysis may find themselves unable to move or speak and may have difficulty taking a deep breath.
"Safe consumption sites" are medically-supervised venues where heroin users can inject heroin in clean, safe, and medically-supervised facilities.
Many patients experience ongoing issues with nightmares or night terrors.
Parasomnias are undesirable physical or experiential events that occur during sleep as movements, emotions, perceptions, and dreams.