Every day, low health literacy results in patients’ misunderstanding the instructions of their clinicians, sometimes with very serious consequences.
Early treatment of both visible AK lesions and nonvisible sun-damaged skin can eliminate the potential for malignant transformation and decrease the burden of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
A visit to a primary care provider for routine evaluation uncovers an incidental finding of hypercalcemia.
As infection may also lead to worsening symptoms in patients with myasthenia gravis, clinicians must balance prompt and adequate treatment of infection with the risk that some antibiotics can aggravate the condition.
Multiple system atrophy is a rare, progressive neurodegenerative condition for which there is currently no cure.
Many cases of vaginal foreign body are unusual and often difficult to detect.
Pseudobulbar affect is a significant national health issue in the United States, with approximately 2 million individuals affected.
Changes in the NP profession over the past 20 years include the growth of the profession, methods of practice, and the types of patients and conditions treated.
Discussions involving Internet challenges with children and adolescents should be as sensitive as those about sexuality and drug or alcohol use.
In 2003, the Human Genome Project became the culmination of the history of genetics research, allowing us to understand the role of genetics in human health and disease. As part of The Clinical Advisor’s 20th Anniversary, this article explores the influence of race and genetics in clinical practice.