Case 1 A 58-year-old obese African American man with congestive heart failure presents with swelling and lesions on his lower extremities. He first noticed the swelling 2 years earlier, and several painless, wart-like lesions have developed over the past few months. He reports having had a few skin infections in the same region for which…
Can a nurse practitioner’s testimony be used to convict an accused rapist after the victim changes her story?
The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association have released a new evidence-based guideline detailing the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
As dyspareunia may cause distress or interpersonal conflict between women and their partners, healthcare providers should routinely ask about discomfort during intercourse, especially in menopausal patients.
A 51-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with pain in the elbow that has gradually worsened over the past 12 hours.
From scientific studies to niche-market magazines, supplements are in the spotlight.
In a draft report issued December 28, 2018 by the US Department of Health and Human Services-sponsored Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, recommendations for a multidisciplinary approach to pain management were formulated.
The American Heart Association has updated its scientific statement on blood pressure readings.
For optimal results, a multifaceted approach should be used for management of patients with atopic dermatitis.
Every day, low health literacy results in patients’ misunderstanding the instructions of their clinicians, sometimes with very serious consequences.