Healthcare owes us real mental health support
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: Commentary Source Type: research

Modernizing the PA and NP workforce: Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
This article focuses on lessons learned about the use of physician assistants and NPs, who have been readily deployed during this time. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Special Article Source Type: research

A physician associate-led clinic for people with severe mental illness in the United Kingdom
Conclusions: PAs can be integrated into a community mental health multidisciplinary team and support the physical health of people with severe mental illness. Mental health trusts should consider roles for PAs in their workforce planning. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Planning pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic: Are the risks worth taking?
This literature review assesses recent research highlighting the clinical characteristics of COVID-19 in pregnant patients and children. With better understanding, clinicians can offer risk assessment for those planning pregnancies amid the pandemic while using the best practice guidelines to reassure and assist pregnant patients throughout all spectrums of perinatal care, delivery, and postpartum care. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

Clinicals and COVID
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Becoming a PA Source Type: research

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

A painful rash in a patient with diffuse large B cell lymphoma
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: A Difficult Diagnosis Source Type: research

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for treating ovarian cancer
This article reviews HIPEC and its targeted intraoperative and postoperative management. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Special Topics in Women's Health Source Type: research

Developmental dysplasia of the hip
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Quick Recertification Series Source Type: research

Reasons PAs leave their jobs
Conclusion: Employers should focus on common reasons for turnover that can be reasonably addressed. Of the top three reasons behind PA turnover, those related to toxic/abusive work environments may be the most practical and important to address. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

Complications of a congenital iris cyst in a newborn
This report describes an infant born with an iris cyst who developed complications including secondary glaucoma, cataracts, and visual impairment, requiring management with multiple surgical interventions and medications. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma disguised as an external hemorrhoid
This article describes a patient who presented to the ED with persistent nausea and vomiting, constipation, weight loss, and a new complaint of an external hemorrhoid and hematochezia with stooling. Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation included imaging studies that showed extensive metastatic disease but did not identify a primary neoplasm. Biopsy of the external hemorrhoid revealed small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the anal canal. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 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 - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Post-Test Source Type: research

Reducing the sting: Diagnosis and management of Hymenoptera venom allergy
This article reviews common features of clinical presentation, diagnosis, and the current mainstays in management of Hymenoptera venom allergy. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: CME: Primary Care Source Type: research

Navigating the diagnostic challenges of bipolar disorder in youth
This article evaluates the unique challenges of diagnosing and treating bipolar disorder in children and adolescents. Bipolar disorder is associated with a significant personal and societal health burden and frequently is misdiagnosed and incorrectly treated. More research is needed to understand the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder and which treatment options are best throughout the lifespan. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - August 1, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: CME: Pediatrics Source Type: research