Patients who undergo total knee arthroplasty have better outcomes with bupivacaine liposome injectable than traditional anesthetics.
Infants of mothers who smoke and who delay the initiation of prenatal care have an increased risk of developing perinatal complications.
Regarding antibiotic use for upper respiratory infections, patients and providers have different perceptions, behaviors, and knowledge.
Patients who underwent orthotopic liver transplants were less likely to be readmitted to the hospital when treated via a specialized protocol.
Four examination findings were associated with increased probability of a hemorrhagic stroke diagnosis.
Geographically remote emergency departments are more likely to be staffed by physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
Many geriatric patients expressed dissatisfaction with patient/provider discussions regarding psychosocial issues.
Physician assistants routinely provide health care, including physical examinations, to members of their family.
Researchers identify new risk factors for caries in young children.
Patients who rated their overall health status as "good" were more likely to report better adherence to prescribed medications.
The House of Delegates voted to pass a board resolution to reject proposed changes by the NCCPA to the PA recertification process.
College-aged students may benefit from continued education regarding the spread of HPV, especially oral transmission
While most PAs believe that e-cigarettes are harmful to health, they need more reliable information to help inform clinical decisions.
PAs practicing in split clinic models function independently of a supervising physician, delivering high-quality patient care.
From 2005 to 2014, there has been a slight increase in the rate of malpractice cases among PAs.
By retirement, PAs will have a considerable return on their educational investment.
The 5-day event aims to "Power Up!" the clinical skills, networks, and careers of practicing PAs and PA students.