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Primary care clinicians can treat cutaneous and musculoskeletal conditions

Who says that primary care clinicians can’t perform dermatological and musculoskeletal procedures? Certainly not us! That's why we brought in Stephen Holt to show you how to treat the most common musculoskeletal and cutaneous conditions.
3rd May 2023 • 1m read

How to aspirate and inject the knee joint

Performing a knee arthrocentesis (fluid aspiration) and steroid injection helps you identify the root of your patient's problem and relieve them from pain. Learn the best way to prepare for, perform, and provide follow-up for this procedure.
3rd May 2023 • 1m read

How to deal with missing data when analyzing research findings

Missing data is not a deal breaker! Use simple strategies to analyze your data even when you are missing some of the values.
12th Apr 2023 • 1m read

How to respond to patients’ emotions

When emotions like stress, frustration, anger, or grief arise during conversations with your patients and their families, you shouldn’t ignore them. Instead, you can use six specific skills to respond to and address them.
28th Mar 2023 • 1m read

How to address patients'complaints

At some point, you will likely be responsible for addressing patient complaints made against yourself or your team. Address patients’ complaints by following these seven steps.
28th Mar 2023 • 1m read

How to break bad news

Breaking bad news is one of the hardest things to do. This framework can help you deliver difficult messages and so that your patients and their families better understand the situation.
28th Mar 2023 • 1m read

How to prepare for difficult conversations

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail! Having difficult conversations with your patients and their families can be challenging. However, with the proper preparation, you can manage these emotional situations effectively and compassionately.
28th Mar 2023 • 1m read

Splinting with fiberglass versus plaster

Do you have a preference? Learn the important differences between the application of fiberglass and plaster splints.
14th Mar 2023 • 1m read

How to manage a boxer’s fracture, scaphoid fracture, and de Quervain’s tenosynovitis

Recognize and manage the three most common hand fractures.
14th Mar 2023 • 1m read

How to build a thumb spica splint

Thumb spica splints are used to treat many common hand injuries. Learn how to build and apply one.
14th Mar 2023 • 1m read

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