Body language
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: The Art of Medicine Source Type: research

What is the cause of this patient's muscle weakness?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: A Difficult Diagnosis Source Type: research

Deep vein thrombosis
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Quick Recertification Series Source Type: research

Physician associates in the UK: Development, status, and future
This article provides a brief history of the profession in the United Kingdom and prospects for its future. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Global Insights Source Type: research

PAs' skills in providing vision and ocular care
Conclusions: PAs who do not practice in ophthalmology provide vision and ocular care but have varying amounts of training and desire higher skill and ability levels. Ophthalmologists and PA institutions may develop vision and ocular care training for PA schools and continuing medical education. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

A teaspoon of sugar and a pinch of salt: Reviewing hyperosmolar therapy
This article focuses on some of the pros and cons of these treatments for managing cerebral edema. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

A delayed diagnosis of high-grade spondylolisthesis
This article describes an 8-year-old patient with 15 months of right heel pain who was initially treated by her primary care provider for presumed Sever disease before being referred to orthopedics. After orthopedic consultation, she was diagnosed with a high-grade spondylolisthesis with L5 nerve root compression. Although spondylolysis is an infrequent diagnosis, particularly in a patient this young, missing the diagnosis can significantly reduce a patient's quality of life. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 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 - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Post-Test Source Type: research

Treating patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis vulgaris
Psoriasis vulgaris is a common inflammatory disease of adults and children. Affected patients often are incorrectly diagnosed, undertreated, or not treated at all. The relapsing course of psoriasis negatively affects a patient's quality of life. The condition is associated with social isolation, anxiety, and depression, and can harm personal relationships and employment status. Psoriasis may have a significant psychologic and socioeconomic effect throughout a patient's life. Skin involvement is the most prominent symptom of this disease; however, understanding that psoriasis is a chronic, multisystem inflammatory disease i...
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: CME: Dermatology Source Type: research

Barriers to cervical cancer screening among immigrants
This article reviews barriers to cervical cancer screening for foreign-born women. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: CME: Women's Health Source Type: research

The PA profession: A worldwide phenomenon
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - February 23, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Teaming up in primary care: Membership boundaries, interdependence, and coordination
Conclusions: Team-based primary care is a strategy for improving access to quality primary care. Most PCPs define team membership based on within-visit task interdependencies. Our findings suggest that team-based interventions can focus on clarifying team membership, increasing interaction between clinicians, and enhancing the electronic health record to facilitate between-visit coordination. (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - January 27, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

How to care for a soul
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - January 27, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Becoming A PA Source Type: research

Touchstone: A heart to heart encounter
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - January 27, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: The Art of Medicine Source Type: research

What is causing this patient's lower back pain?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants)
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - January 27, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: A Difficult Diagnosis Source Type: research