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Neck and chest pain in a student

A PA reflects on a time when a patient complained of left-sided neck pain and was diagnosed with a 12-cm mass.

Lower-extremity deformity in a recent immigrant

The patient’s legs had been bowed for 35 years, but the pain was a new development. Figure 1. Each knee revealed 25-30 degress of varus angulation A 77-year-old Asian man presented to the community free clinic complaining of bilateral knee pain. Mr. C, one of 46 million uninsured patients in the United States, had no…
Practice Management Information Center

Safeguarding Our Communities: Get to Know Your Lifeguards

Lifeguards — community members who care about people experiencing homelessness — are a critical piece of street medicine practice as well as the social fabric of communities.
Opinion, Practice Management Information Center, The Waiting Room

The Importance of Asking About the Small Stuff

Jim Anderson, PA-C, finds that remembering to ask about the small stuff, like medication reconciliation and smoking cessation, improves his ability to help keep his patients safe and healthy.
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New strategies to treat primary dysmenorrhea

Painful menstrual cramps are a quality-of-life issue for many. Clinicians should know what nonpharmacologic treatment options are available.

Persistent rash not affected by steroids

A boy aged 10 years presented for treatment of “eczema” of three years’ duration on his back and legs. The rash was neither itchy nor painful. The boy’s pediatrician and allergist prescribed various topical medications that helped only temporarily. Most recently, he used a cream containing clotrimazole and betamethasone with very little improvement noted. Medical…
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