Some US medical centers have canceled treatments and all centers have altered their policies and procedures out of precaution related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Severe neuropsychiatric dysfunction, including psychosis and dementia, is associated with more advanced Parkinson disease.
Causes of Budd-Chiari syndrome include myeloproliferative syndromes, malignancy, infection, and Behҫet syndrome.
Sophia L. Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), spoke with Clinical Advisor amidst the rapidly expanding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States.
Experts provided recommendations on contraception, assisted reproductive technologies, fertility preservation, menopausal hormone replacement therapy, pregnancy, and medication use in patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.
Keeping accurate notes that reflect each time a test, procedure, or referral is recommended and then refused by a patient helps protect clinicians from malpractice claims.
Practitioners can play a vital role in providing education and training on correct inhalation techniques to enhance therapeutic benefit and optimal medication delivery. Overall, the goal for the provider is to be confident when educating patients on proper use of inhalation technique, emphasize the importance of medication adherence, and maintain follow-up appointments.
How should clinicians combat coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in their practice settings?
A number of barriers prevent identification of depression in primary care settings, including time constraints of providers and a lack of established screening and diagnostic protocols.
During a routine physical examination, a clinician suspects May-Hegglin anomaly because of the patient’s low platelet count and hearing loss.