The accuracy of the RT-PCR test depends on timing; tests are best given within 10 days of COVID-19 symptom development.
A narrative review summarizes recent data on the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and burden of disease and treatment of menstrual migraine.
A man presents to the emergency department with a 3-day history of gradually worsening pain and swelling in his left knee.
Anti-calcitonin gene-related peptide monoclonal antibodies are the first approved pharmacologic treatments developed explicitly for the prevention of migraine.
Negligence was alleged on the part of a surgeon and a nurse caring for a patient following colostomy reversal surgery.
A diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis can be overlooked by clinicians unfamiliar with the various signs of the disease.
The Clinical Advisor would like to thank our NP and PA readers who are working on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mitigating the spread of a virus as infectious as SARS-CoV-2 requires having ample and accurate diagnostic tests available. However, in the United States, community transmission began to occur before adequate testing measures could be implemented.
The dramatic and rapid expansion in telemedicine has left many clinicians scrambling to institute this new means of conducting medicine; and even more seasoned providers who had been using telemedicine in their practice must learn to move telemedicine from the periphery to front and center of their practice.
The CMS interim regulations are aimed at improving access to telemedicine and remote monitoring services in an effort to circumvent unnecessary exposure to COVID-19.