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Managing dermatologic conditions requires patience, careful diagnosis

June 23, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Given that some dermatological conditions present similar symptoms, it is critical for nurse practitioners and primary care physicians to make the proper differential diagnosis before starting treatment, according to a presenter here at the annual meeting of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Lakshi Aldredge, MSN, ANP-BC , Portland VA Medical Center, Portland Oregon, provided a few examples to illustrate her point.

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VIDEO: Questions remain regarding use of gene-targeted therapy for lung cancer

June 23, 2017
CHICAGO — Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discusses the results of a phase 3 trial that demonstrated…
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Adverse childhood events likely to be passed in generations, are root of many chronic conditions

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA —  Screening for adverse childhood events, such as child abuse or household dysfunction, in adults within a primary care setting may identify who…

US yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July; alternative vaccine supplied

June 23, 2017
Expecting the supply of the United States’ only licensed yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July, officials are distributing another brand to sites nationwide
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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Chapter 4: Ear, Nose, and Throat Manifestations of GERD

From Extraesophageal Manifestations of GERD
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Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting

Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: New device can measure tissue glucose at the earlobe

June 12, 2017
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