Sharecare News posted a story about Nursing:
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- The United States has a shortage of primary care doctors, and some policymakers want to fill the gap by expanding the role of nurse practitioners. But the two professions are engaged in a turf war over who can do the job better, a new survey finds.
What is a nurse practitioner (np)?
The nurse practitioner’s range of practice is vast. He or she will care for the very young, adolescents, adults, the elderly, the sick, and the healthy. Among NPs greatest challenges is the attempt to reconcile a fundamentally universal nursing model into a health-care system still mostly concentrated... Full Post
What test should be performed if I have blood in my urine?
Clearly visible and microscopic hematuria (blood in the urine) requires evaluation. The upper urinary tract should be imaged, and cystoscopy should be done if there is hematuria in the absence of infection. A comprehensive evaluation is necessary entailing of upper tract (kidneys and ureters) imaging,... Full Post