Physician substitution is undergoing evolution and change
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - October 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Reviewing acute hip fractures in adults
Hip fractures are considered a significant public health issue, representing a substantial burden on our healthcare system and society. They are one of the leading causes of disability among older adults, especially women. Globally, an estimated 18% of women and 6% of men will be affected by hip fractures at some time in life. Hip fractures are a major cause of long-term disability among older adults and more significant than mortality, as only 60% of patients regain their preinjury level of mobility. This has detrimental effects on quality of life and activities of daily living, imposing a level of dependence that has per...
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

A veteran's affair
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Mindful Practice Source Type: research

Healing
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: The Art of Medicine Source Type: research

An enlarging vulvar mass
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: A Difficult Diagnosis Source Type: research

The 90-day orientation: An onboarding strategy for hospitalist PAs and NPs
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: The Science of Healthcare Delivery Source Type: research

Gestational diabetes
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Quick Recertification Series Source Type: research

Defusing aggressive behavior in the healthcare setting
This article describes how to identify and manage aggression and violence in the healthcare setting using simple interventions to de-escalate aggressive behaviors. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Special Article Source Type: research

The effect of team-based care practice on productivity for family physicians
About 60% of family physician practices employ PAs and/or NPs but gaps exist in the knowledge of the clinical effects on physician-PA and physician-NP teams. This review summarizes and comments on the significance of a recent report from the American Board of Family Medicine that compares the scope of practice of family physicians for family physicians practicing with either a PA, NP, or both. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Brief Research Report Source Type: research

Depression, burnout, and professional outcomes among PAs
Conclusions: Understanding the underpinnings of professional satisfaction may mitigate clinician turnover, which in turn may lead to cost savings for the organization, better resilience and mental health for clinicians, and potentially better patient outcomes. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

An adult presentation of a childhood disease
This article describes the presentation and management of an adult with hand, foot, and mouth disease. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Cme post-test
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Post-Test Source Type: research

ICU survivorship: What PAs need to know
The number of people surviving critical illnesses is larger than ever. Many of these patients will rely on physician assistants (PAs) to facilitate their care after discharge from the ICU. As a result, PAs must be able to recognize and treat the numerous short- and long-term challenges this vulnerable population faces, especially given the recent surge of critically ill patients resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: CME: Primary Care Source Type: research

Cervical cancer screening guidelines: An update
Cervical cancer screening practices in the United States have been inefficient, with variable screening rates. Some women are screened too frequently, overmanaged, lost to follow-up, or are at risk and should be screened but are not. Timely screening, identification, and management of abnormal cervical cells is vital in order to prevent progression to cervical cancer. Educating, counseling, screening, and offering the human papillomavirus vaccine continue to be the primary methods of cervical cancer prevention practices. Guidelines and primary screening methods have been updated because of supporting evidence, and clinicia...
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: CME: Women's Health Source Type: research

Is the high-dose influenza vaccine better for people over age 65 years?
This article describes the vaccine formulations and whether older adults require high-dose compared with standard-dose vaccinations. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - September 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Pharmacology Consult Source Type: research