January 23, 2015

CHRONIC COUGH: ITS CHALLENGES IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS

Written by: Susan Symington DFAAPA, MPAS, PA-C Chronic cough can be a challenging condition to treat in both children and adults. There are differences in the […]
January 16, 2015

Clinical Question of the Week

A 5 year old female presents to my clinic with a chief complaint of elbow pain and swelling. The young patient’s parents report her mechanism of […]
October 22, 2014

Politics and Medicine: Lung Cancer Screening and Medicare Coverage

Article By Christy Wilson, MPAS, PA-C Lung Cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the US and according to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) […]
September 10, 2014

What’s New at Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts

2014 has been a banner year for us – our surveys report a very high level of satisfaction with our educational offering by Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Nurse […]
May 9, 2014

Cardiovascular Disease – Leading Cause of Morbidity

By: Kevin Rebeck, PA-C Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in our life time.  We as practitioners will remain on […]
May 2, 2014

2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults

By: Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, FNLA, FPCNA Diplomate Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology The newest clinical guidelines for the treatment of cholesterol were introduced […]
April 18, 2014

5 Can’t Miss Causes of Chest Pain “Who’s Your PAPPA”

 By: John Bielinski, MS, PA-C Anyone who presents with chest symptoms, whether it is chest pain, pressure, shortness of breath, indigestion, or cough, you have to […]
April 11, 2014

The incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury continues to rise in athletes

By Mary Vacala, PA-C, ATC MSPAS, DFAAPA Every weekend the papers are flooded with reports of rookie and veteran athletes, amateur, professional, college, high school and […]
April 4, 2014

Asthma Education at the Cutting Edge – Wheeze, Crackle, and Flow: The Crackle

By Douglas E. Masini, EdD, RRT-NPS, RPFT, AE-C, FAARC A good friend just called me and wondered why B2 agonists were so commonly suggested and used […]
March 27, 2014

New JNC 8 Hypertension Guidelines: What Does this Mean for People with Diabetes?

by Jane Kapustin, PhD ,CRNP, BC-ADM, FAANP, FAAN The newly released JNC 8 Hypertension Guidelines created some issues with regards to patients with diabetes.  For years, we […]

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