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How can three biomarkers – lactate, C-reactive protein, and procalcitonin – be used to help identify sepsis in adults? R...
01/07/2024

How can three biomarkers – lactate, C-reactive protein, and procalcitonin – be used to help identify sepsis in adults? Read more: https://bit.ly/477BEKh

The inaugural JAAPA issue of 2024 is here! 👏 This month's issue features articles on acute myeloid leukemia, sepsis, and...
01/02/2024

The inaugural JAAPA issue of 2024 is here! 👏 This month's issue features articles on acute myeloid leukemia, sepsis, and trends in emergency department consults in an inpatient PA and NP program. https://bit.ly/2Vr44Lt

While these covers represent just a snapshot of the articles published in JAAPA this year, they go a long way to capture...
12/30/2023

While these covers represent just a snapshot of the articles published in JAAPA this year, they go a long way to capture the breadth and depth of the clinical research featured in each month's issue. Tell us about a favorite article you read this year in the comments! ⬇️

Thank you to our staff, authors, peer reviewers, partners, and readers for supporting the journal in 2023 -- we'll see you in the New Year!

How can PAs help solve the mental health treatment gap in Canada? Read more: https://bit.ly/3RhJvQQ
12/28/2023

How can PAs help solve the mental health treatment gap in Canada? Read more: https://bit.ly/3RhJvQQ

A 64-year-old woman presented with bilateral, painful pedal edema and universal skin lesions. What was the cause of her ...
12/26/2023

A 64-year-old woman presented with bilateral, painful pedal edema and universal skin lesions. What was the cause of her difficult diagnosis? https://bit.ly/3RiZXjA

Ashley Mines, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, outlines six steps for PAs and healthcare providers to follow when writing grant propo...
12/21/2023

Ashley Mines, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, outlines six steps for PAs and healthcare providers to follow when writing grant proposals. https://bit.ly/3Rgo2Yy

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is about four to five times more common among women than men, with symptoms ra...
12/18/2023

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is about four to five times more common among women than men, with symptoms ranging from dizziness to fatigue to anxiety. Read more about diagnosis and treatment. https://bit.ly/49SwwMG

Why are Hmong Americans at a higher risk for diabetes than many other ethnic groups? See more in this review article: ht...
12/15/2023

Why are Hmong Americans at a higher risk for diabetes than many other ethnic groups? See more in this review article: https://bit.ly/46zqe1u

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is an underrecognized form of nonatherosclerotic acute coronary syndrome, mostly ...
12/12/2023

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is an underrecognized form of nonatherosclerotic acute coronary syndrome, mostly occurring in younger female patients. Review recent research and earn CME in cardiology: https://bit.ly/3sU51Sd

An analysis of PA and NP employment at four general practices in the Netherlands found that PAs and NPs made a valuable ...
12/09/2023

An analysis of PA and NP employment at four general practices in the Netherlands found that PAs and NPs made a valuable contribution to the practice flow while reducing general practitioners’ workloads. Read more: https://bit.ly/3Riyoab

As PA employment growth continues to outpace the average for all occupations, AAPA President Folusho E. Ogunfiditimi, DM...
12/05/2023

As PA employment growth continues to outpace the average for all occupations, AAPA President Folusho E. Ogunfiditimi, DM, MPH, PA-C, DFAAPA, encourages PAs to actively engage with the profession. “Mentorship is our greatest tool in that mission,” he writes. https://bit.ly/3sP48uh

The final JAAPA issue of 2023 is here! Check out articles about spontaneous coronary artery dissection, obstructive slee...
12/01/2023

The final JAAPA issue of 2023 is here! Check out articles about spontaneous coronary artery dissection, obstructive sleep apnea, and PA and NP employment in the Netherlands. https://bit.ly/2L1BZUA

LGBTQ individuals can have intersectional medical and mental health-related risk factors for obesity related to physical...
11/30/2023

LGBTQ individuals can have intersectional medical and mental health-related risk factors for obesity related to physical activity, HIV medications, and hormone treatment: https://bit.ly/494yr09

PAs and healthcare providers can play a large role in ensuring proper pain management for all patients through training ...
11/28/2023

PAs and healthcare providers can play a large role in ensuring proper pain management for all patients through training and in formal healthcare delivery. See recommendations for providing equitable care: https://bit.ly/3rVMTak

Patients seeking cardiac transplants face a shortage of donor hearts – so how can the donor heart pool be expanded? Read...
11/25/2023

Patients seeking cardiac transplants face a shortage of donor hearts – so how can the donor heart pool be expanded? Read more about potential solutions: https://bit.ly/3MhXGCt

Findings from a new study reveal that while provider health programs are widely available for PAs, this availability is ...
11/20/2023

Findings from a new study reveal that while provider health programs are widely available for PAs, this availability is limited by a lack of accessible information in many states. Read more: https://bit.ly/495tMex

Alcohol use disorder is the most prevalent substance use disorder worldwide, and early screening is key for identifying ...
11/18/2023

Alcohol use disorder is the most prevalent substance use disorder worldwide, and early screening is key for identifying at-risk individuals and prompt intervention. https://bit.ly/409OINd

Bariatric surgery candidates with a history of eating disorders are at an increased risk for postoperative complications...
11/14/2023

Bariatric surgery candidates with a history of eating disorders are at an increased risk for postoperative complications. Read more about how to prepare patients to navigate weight loss surgery: https://bit.ly/409PMAH

Earlier this year, singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet died from Merkel cell carcinoma – a rare and aggressive type of skin c...
11/09/2023

Earlier this year, singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet died from Merkel cell carcinoma – a rare and aggressive type of skin cancer. Read more about clinical presentation and treatment: https://bit.ly/3Qup4zN

Common risk factors for knee osteoarthritis include aging, elevated body mass, overuse, trauma, and genetic predispositi...
11/05/2023

Common risk factors for knee osteoarthritis include aging, elevated body mass, overuse, trauma, and genetic predisposition. Read more about surgical and nonsurgical treatment options: https://bit.ly/45H9gxR

The November JAAPA issue features articles on Merkel cell carcinoma, screening recommendations for patients with alcohol...
11/01/2023

The November JAAPA issue features articles on Merkel cell carcinoma, screening recommendations for patients with alcohol use disorder, and more. Check it out👉https://bit.ly/2Vr44Lt

Achilles tendon-related pain affects up to 6% of the U.S. population during their lifetime. Read more about diagnosis an...
10/30/2023

Achilles tendon-related pain affects up to 6% of the U.S. population during their lifetime. Read more about diagnosis and management: https://bit.ly/3ZRCYPq

Medical knowledge and training do not make healthcare providers immune to the dangers of substance use disorder (SUD). R...
10/28/2023

Medical knowledge and training do not make healthcare providers immune to the dangers of substance use disorder (SUD). Read more about risk factors and how to recognize signs of SUD in colleagues. https://bit.ly/3FchMu0

Diagnosing carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning can be difficult, since patients are often unaware they’ve been exposed to CO ...
10/26/2023

Diagnosing carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning can be difficult, since patients are often unaware they’ve been exposed to CO gas. See the key questions to ask when taking a patient history: https://bit.ly/46HjZJr

A 64-year-old woman presented with shortness of breath, worsening dry cough, and pressure-like chest pain. What is the c...
10/23/2023

A 64-year-old woman presented with shortness of breath, worsening dry cough, and pressure-like chest pain. What is the cause of her difficult diagnosis? https://bit.ly/46L9xka

Treatment for COVID-19 continues to evolve as new evidence is published. Learn more about managing hospitalized patients...
10/18/2023

Treatment for COVID-19 continues to evolve as new evidence is published. Learn more about managing hospitalized patients based on the latest clinical trials – and earn CME in infectious diseases. https://bit.ly/3rnpTRg

“Acceptance isn't a healthcare issue. But the stances we take affect the health and the care of our transgender patients...
10/15/2023

“Acceptance isn't a healthcare issue. But the stances we take affect the health and the care of our transgender patients both inside and outside our hospitals,” writes Harrison Reed, MMS, PA-C, in this commentary. Read more: https://bit.ly/458qdRB

Without proper treatment, obstructive sleep apnea can put patients at risk for conditions like stroke or heart failure. ...
10/12/2023

Without proper treatment, obstructive sleep apnea can put patients at risk for conditions like stroke or heart failure. Learn more about how symptoms can progress. https://bit.ly/3PCOUjg

A new genomic test – the polygenic risk score – has the potential to enable more personalized breast cancer risk assessm...
10/04/2023

A new genomic test – the polygenic risk score – has the potential to enable more personalized breast cancer risk assessment. Read more: https://bit.ly/3t2yEAs

The October issue of JAAPA is here! Check out articles on sleep apnea, managing hospitalized patients with COVID-19, and...
10/02/2023

The October issue of JAAPA is here! Check out articles on sleep apnea, managing hospitalized patients with COVID-19, and genetic cancer risk assessment. 👉https://bit.ly/2Vr44Lt

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