During a routine physical examination, a clinician suspects May-Hegglin anomaly because of the patient’s low platelet count and hearing loss.
NAPNAP President Rajashree Koppolu, RN, MSN, CPNP, MSL, addresses the challenges facing pediatric nurses.
The incidence of atrial fibrillation is predicted to double by 2045. With this projected increase, it is important that clinicians have access to the latest screening and diagnostic tools to prevent thromboembolic complications.
Clinicians are routinely asked by their patients if CBD products are safe and effective, but research is lagging behind public acceptance.
Chronic pancreatitis stems from a variety of pathogenic entities that result in chronic inflammation, fibrosis, and irreversible damage to the pancreas.
Although most providers are familiar with the symptoms of Lyme disease, coinfection with other tickborne illnesses such as babesiosis, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, and human monocytic ehrlichiosis is possible and becoming more prevalent.
Prompt identification of Fournier gangrene is essential, as the condition can have numerous life-threatening complications such as multi-organ failure and death.
Patients with untreated obstructive sleep apnea have been shown to have numerous cognitive disturbances, which can lead to poor work performance, work errors, and poor quality of life.
When administered correctly, the Mantoux test can be an invaluable tool for the detection of tuberculosis.
Gynecomastia is the most common male breast disease, occurring in up to 57% of men.