Nurse Practitioners

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This case highlights the potential complications of an everyday, childhood infection Tommy, a 4 year old boy presented to the office with a chief complaint…

Education opioid
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APNA launches webinars to inform nurses about opioid use disorder Opioid drugs-from illicit heroin right down to prescribed oxycodone, hydrocodone and others-have been causing overdose…

Dermatology eosinophilic-fasciitis
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Find the groove and follow it to a rheumatology diagnosis A 58 year-old Caucasian female was referred to rheumatology for further evaluation of bilateral lower…

Infection Prevention Photo courtesy Northwell Health
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A strategic systemwide initiative reduced patient mortality by more than 60% Sepsis is a life-threatening condition defined as a systemic inflammatory response to infection. Without early…

Dermatology NPPA042516_CV_inside
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An overview of comprehensive treatment Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition in adolescents, with a reported prevalence of 70% to 87%.1 Acne is classified…

Geriatrics ThinkStock/iStock
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A team perspective on reducing readmission risks Transitional care models emerged to facilitate safe discharge of high-risk patients. Objectives of transitional care models, timed to…

Dermatology Lowie-NADNP-case-photo-1
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What’s the underlying cause? Pityriasis amiantacea (PA) is a rare inflammatory condition of the scalp associated with an underlying disease processes such as atopic dermatitis,…

Dermatology DermRC_1_300x
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A vesicopustular rash in an infant A 2-month old African American female presents to the dermatology office with a chief complaint of a rash for…