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Key Updates from the ACC/AHA Evaluation & Diagnosis of Chest Pain Guidelines

Cardiovascular disease remains a significant cause of morbidity and the number one cause of mortality in the United States. Chest pain is one of the most common symptoms prompting patients to seek medical evaluation in primary care and the emergency department. The etiologies of chest pain range …

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How successful clinicians reduce stress in the workplace

The American Medical Association’s (AMA) 2022 National Burnout Benchmarking report, which surveyed burnout, stress, and job satisfaction from January 2020 to December 2021, revealed that 72% of the 11,000 physician and health professional respondents were satisfied with their current job—a 4% decrease from pre-pandemic levels and a …

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Anti-depressants for Chronic Pain?!

Did you know that a type of anti-depressant medication might help your patients with chronic pain as well?  Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, or SNRIs for short, are a class of prescription strength medications that were originally created to treat depression and related ailments.  They are effective for major depression, social …

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Psoriasis: Part 2 of 2 Lesser known comorbidities associated with Psoriasis  

Psoriasis Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the skin that is increasingly being recognized as a systemic inflammatory disorder. There are many considerations a provider must take into consideration when treating patients with psoriasis including a number of previously unrecognized comorbidities.   Psoriasis, particularly severe disease, …

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Psoriasis: Part 1 of 2 Myriad of Clinical Presentations of this disease 

Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the skin that is increasingly being recognized as a systemic inflammatory disorder. According to current studies, more than 8 million Americans have psoriasis. Men and women develop psoriasis at equal rates. You can develop psoriasis at any age. A …

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What is a Trigger Finger?? 

“Trigger finger” sounds like an unusual name for a musculoskeletal condition.  Contrary to popular belief, it has nothing to do with pulling a trigger.  The involved finger catches or even locks in place completely.  Therefore, this condition causes one or more fingers to be stuck in a …

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