When treating a patient with peripheral neuropathy and weakness of unknown origin, it is important for primary care providers to consider Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease as a differential diagnosis.
Unpaid caregivers, typically family members, are crucial to patients who do not reside in long-term care facilities but require assistance with daily tasks.
Compared with White women, Black women are more likely to be diagnosed with hypertension at a younger age, have higher blood pressure readings, and die earlier from complications related to hypertension.
When the pandemic first reached Boston in March 2020, Massachusetts General Hospital responded by redeploying advanced practice providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
A roundtable discussion by experts in issues facing patients with skin of color reveals interesting insights.
Smoking increases the metabolism of clonidine through the CYP1A2, which may require the dose to be doubled to have the same plasma concentration as a non-smoker.
A nurse practitioner sues her former boss for defamation and wins, only to have him declare bankruptcy.
There is rising interest in alternative pain treatment regimens that could reduce opioid use and complications associated with pain,
Endometriosis affects approximately 10% of women of reproductive age, with peak prevalence occurring in those aged 25 to 35 years.
The national organ shortage has led researchers to criticallyre-evaluate organ sources that previously were considered toorisky for HIV patients.