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.
Working with a large number of attending physicians can be one of the biggest difficulties of being an advanced practice provider.
Parasomnias are undesirable physical or experiential events that occur during sleep as movements, emotions, perceptions, and dreams.
Adding another healthcare provider to the practice schedule creates additional access for the patient.
A physician assistant's stay in the hospital provides a new perspective of a patient's experience in the emergency department.
Experiencing the loss of a friend brings a new perspective to working in addiction medicine.
Some well-known sleep disorders are associated with headaches, including sleep apnea and parasomnias.
Counseling patients on the difference between a Pap smear and a pelvic exam will help them realize the importance of following up with a gynecologist for an annual visit.
The AAPA is moving forward with its push to eliminate the formal relationship between physicians and PAs.
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.
Using powder makeup containing talc may increase the risk of ovarian cancer.
An FNP reflects on the lessons he has learned in practice throughout the year.
Patients increase their chances of carbon monoxide exposure during the winter months.
Dreaming may allow us to learn and process emotional issues while we sleep.
Citizen responders assess and comfort patients in the aftermath of a car accident.
Lidocaine patches may be effective for patients who are in pain but are looking to avoid drugs that could be addictive.
Lack of sleep may be one reason for the increase in diabetes in the United States.