I don’t recognize the infant’s name that appears on my mid-morning schedule. At 13 days of age, he’s coming in for a weight and nutrition check.
The nurse steps out of the examination room, easing the door closed behind her. She’s got a frown on her face. “He really hasn’t gained any weight since last week—only half an ounce in 6 days.” more»
Interested readers can now access my latest Art of Medicine column — Caring for a new mother — recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Please note that all of my previously published Art of Medicine pieces can now be accessed here.