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Wearable Technology Is Helpful, But Not Perfect

We have all seen this scenario before: A patient comes in and tells you that they've seen a concerning reading on their ...

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A Veteran, A Legacy

Loretta C. Ford, EdD, RN, PNP, NP-C, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP—an icon in the nurse practitioner (NP) world—turned 1 ...

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Happy Nurse Practitioner Week

National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week is celebrated this year from November 7-13. The theme for 2021 is "NPs going the e ...

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Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthropathy—O ...

Non-radiographic axial spondyloarthropathy (nr-axSpA) is an autoimmune, inflammatory disease affecting the spine, sacroi ...

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IV Tocilizumab Shortage for Rheumatology Patients: ...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to our daily rheumatology practices: From the initial switch to mostly ...

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The Value of Advanced Practice Providers Performin ...

As the advanced practice provider (APP) community continues to grow and various areas are identified where they can make ...

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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocol Us ...

Bladder cancer affects 64,280 men and 19,450 women annually in the United States. Most are older than age 55, and the ma ...

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Moving Forward

With so many stories circulating about our collective struggle to "return to normal" after the last year and a half, I h ...

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Focus on the Task

Effective leaders, in any space, have the ability to successfully modulate their emotions as part of self-regulation. Th ...

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