Do nurse practitioners understand genetic testing for breast cancer risk, and are they recommending it to appropriate patients? Do barriers to effective use of this testing exist?
By Kristen Marie Hayes, DNP, FNP-BC
Learn about a unique genetic practice model that uses a nurse practitioner to facilitate screening and care at a major cancer treatment center.
The high prevalence of asthma and obesity in children has spurred increased interest in a possible link between the two conditions. Asthma is twice as likely to occur in the overweight or obese adult, suggesting a risk in children.
Research and drug development have produced effective therapies for chronic hepatitis C, but at what cost? This CE article explores the ethical dilemma associated with the high price tag of current treatments.
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