Burnout is the new buzzword in medicine. Physician burnout, PA burnout, nurse burnout. It’s what everyone is talking about and what too many have experienced. But what does it mean exactly? What are the signs of burnout? Can it be treated–or better yet–prevented?
As a primary care provider, I manage heart disease, high blood pressure, and everything in between. One of the medications I prescribe most often are the statins that lower cholesterol and risk of heart attack and stroke. Statin drugs are not without side effects and they are quite misunderstood and maligned by many. What is the truth about statin drugs?
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As a primary care PA, I see patients with all sorts of endocrine disorders. While diabetes dominates, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, and hormonal issues are all typical fare. Of all the thyroid patients I see, those with low or hypothyroid, make up the majority. Rarely do I refer to an …