Offering specific recommendations may be more beneficial to patients than food plate/pyramid nutritional guidelines.
Changes in the Affordable Care Act place greater emphasis on preventive medicine in primary care.
Introducing a single full-time orthopedic trained PA in the hospital setting benefited patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty.
Having open patient-centric conversations can help redirect focus and encourage cooperation in health-care settings.
Advanced practice practitioners covered the majority of direct, first-line care at four Seattle facilities.
Since 2006, the CDC has recommended all patients aged 13 to 64 years be screened for HIV regardless of risk factors.
Following several procedures can help prevent HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection after accidental exposures.
Approximately 23% of adults and 5% to 10% of children complain of treatment-resistant chronic recurring headaches.
A standard-of-care toolkit can help educate patients about PPD, increase diagnosis rates.
More than 90% of American adults and children fall short of the daily recommendations for fiber intake.
These simple tricks can help clinicians start their career on the right foot.
Although PAs are less likely to be sued than physicians, they still need to be cautious when it comes to avoiding malpractice suits.
Distinguished surgeon Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, saluted physician assistants during the opening session at the AAPA 2014 meeting.
Advocacy efforts at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs led to more autonomy for physician assistants.
Her advocacy efforts have helped earn physician assistants specializing in nephrology reimbursement at 100% of the Medicare rate.
As human papilloma virus-associated oropharyngeal cancers become more prevalent, clinicians should discuss risks with patients.
Women with HIV face specific health obstacles that can lead to suboptimal disease management.