Acute Care News - Page 10

Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Symptoms of infectious mononucleosis are normally mild, so the condition often goes unrecognized.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
When treating a broken finger, retail clinicians should make patients aware of potential complications.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Retail clinicians are well situated to offer tips to reduce acid reflux symptoms during the holidays.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Retail clinicians can help patients protect themselves from pink eye and provide recommendations to manage conjunctivitis if acquired.
Meghan Ross, Senior Associate Editor
Because of the wide accessibility of retail clinics, nurse practitioners and physician assistants may be the first health care professionals patients turn to for acute burn treatment.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Even parents with strong relationships with pediatricians prefer to bring their children to retail clinics for certain conditions.
Melissa DeCapua, DNP, PMHNP
Clinicians should remain abreast of the latest recommendations and strengthen their assessment skills as flu season approaches.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
If a child is experiencing repeated nosebleeds, chances are that his or her parents will eventually visit a retail clinic to seek relief.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Urinary tract infection is a common reason women seek acute care in retail clinics, but sex is not always the cause.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
The CDC offers some advice on how to quickly and accurately distinguish strep throat from a sore throat.

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Jennifer L. Hofmann, MS, PA-C
Providing them with advice can improve control of the disease and reduce hospitalizations, morbidity, and unscheduled health care visits.
Emily C. Hayes, PharmD Candidate
Colds, coughs, and a relentless influx of sick patients in retail health clinics keep the health care providers who work there very busy.
Kristen Marjama, DNP, APRN-BC
Although the rate of foot and leg amputation has greatly declined over the past 2 decades, increasing awareness for macrovascular and microvascular complications of diabetes is essential because diabetes is the leading cause of lower-limb amputations in the United States.
Kristen Marjama, DNP, FNP-BC
Gluten proteins found in barley, rye, and wheat trigger systemic injury primarily to the small intestine, but they can also affect the joints, liver, skin, uterus, and other organs.
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