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Caring for Transgender Patients

No matter whom they serve, all clinicians should be well-versed in caring for vulnerable populations, including those within the LGBTQA+ community. As more patients begin identifying as non-binary or gender nonconforming, it’s vital for clinicians to educate themselves on the appropriate care of this…

Evidence Based Practice

What Is Evidence-Based Practice?

Evidence-based practice: What it is and how it can be properly utilized? Evidence-based medicine, whose philosophical origins extend back to mid-19th century Paris and earlier, remains a hot topic for clinicians, public health practitioners, purchasers, planners, and the public. What is evidence-based practice? Sackett…

community paramedicine

The Evolving Practice of Paramedicine

First responders are seeing an increased role in non-emergent patient care. With legislation regarding the scope of practice anticipated, what might this service line look like? Traditionally, paramedics and emergency medical technicians take on the exhausting task of rushing patients to the hospital in…