An NP shares her most memorable patient story, a girl who presents with blockage in her ear following a day at the beach.
Diclegis is the only FDA-approved prescription medication for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy that is classified as Category A (safe for mom an baby). Before writing a prescription, consider the price tag.
Always wear gloves to protect the skin from exposure to poison ivy, and remove them before touching anything.
A 78-year-old man presented with thickened, heavily lined skin on his posterior neck that had been present for an indeterminate period of time.
Iron taken in typical replacement doses has not been linked to elevated liver enzymes.
A previously healthy 4-month-old infant presents with weak cry, inability to feed, and having the appearance of a “floppy rag doll.”
A 30-year-old woman who is 6 weeks pregnant calls into the after-hours Ob/Gyn line over the weekend with reported spotting.
A middle-aged black woman has been experiencing swelling of her arms and legs for the past 5 years.
A 91-year-old Hispanic woman was referred for wound care services with a stage III sacral pressure ulcer.
A mass located above the left groin of an 85-year-old woman was found to be a subcutaneous abscess.