Madeline Morr

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Rifaximin May Improve Abdominal Pain Symptoms in IBS-D

Rifaximin May Improve Abdominal Pain Symptoms in IBS-D

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A 2-week course of treatment with rifaximin for diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome was found to improve abdominal pain symptoms.

Corticosteroid Plus Lidocaine Injections Do Not Alleviate Pain in Central Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Corticosteroid Plus Lidocaine Injections Do Not Alleviate Pain in Central Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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Adding corticosteroids to epidural lidocaine injections does not improve patient-reported pain or function at 12 months.

A Model for Nurse Practitioner-Physician Comanagement

A Model for Nurse Practitioner-Physician Comanagement

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Nurse practitioner and physician comanagement in primary care has 3 vital attributes: effective communication; mutual respect and trust; and clinical alignment, also known as a shared philosophy of care.

NP, PA Employment Increasing in Primary Care and Specialty Practices

NP, PA Employment Increasing in Primary Care and Specialty Practices

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The proportion of practices with NPs and PAs increased modestly from 2008 to 2016, with similar growth found in specialty and primary care practices.

USPSTF Updates Recommendations on Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

USPSTF Updates Recommendations on Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

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The US Preventive Services Task Force has updated its recommendations on screening for idiopathic scoliosis in asymptomatic adolescents.

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