Print Issue: May 01, 2012
Dental care is often cited among the greatest unmet health need of children. Primary care providers can help solve this problem.
Health officials identify specific tests or procedures commonly, but not always practically, used in their respective fields in the Choosing Wisely campaign.
When using dietary avoidance to treat nut allergies, be sure that the patient can properly identify peanuts and tree nuts.
Although the vast majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses, IDSA recommends prescribing antibiotics for acute bacterial rhinosinusitis.
Some patients who are experiencing flulike symptoms might actually be afflicted with babesiosis, a malaria-like disease that peaks from May to September.
Accusations of racial discrimination are raised against an unsuspecting supervisor.
Most clinicians have dealt with a dissatisfied or noncompliant patient.
But how do you end the relationship without putting yourself at risk?
A 54-year-old nurse and a 26-year old woman both present with bimalar facial rashes caused by two different things. Can you tell the difference?
Patients infected with HIV are living longer, which means they have more age-related comorbidities that require other medications as well.
Find out how your income compares with the more than 9,000 nurse practitioners and physician assistants who completed our 2012 salary survey.
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