The Art of Medicine: Evaluating the adolescent patient

I glance at the nursing note. Weight is recorded as 241 lb, a gain of 20 lb over the past 10 months. “Big kid,” I remark. The student nods her head. I rap on the door and we step across the threshold into the room. more»

Interested readers can now access my latest Art of Medicine column — An exercise in evaluating the adolescent patient — recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Please note that all of my previously published Humane Medicine pieces can now be accessed here.

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