Welcome to Health Care POV | sign in | join
in Search

BROWSE BY TAGS

All Tags » Patient Educati... » Women’s Issues » Nurse Practitioners
Showing page 1 of 2 (11 total posts)
  • Online Patient Reviews: Helpful or Harmful?

    The days of the Yellow Pages are long gone. When looking for a new medical provider, just like a restaurant, hairstylist or even a good handy man, we can simply jump onto one of the many popular search engines. Now, however, we not only have the world at our finger tips, we can also post reviews directly online for all to see. This includes ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on September 11, 2012
  • NPs & PAs Are Talking – May 28, 2012

    As NPs & PAs approached the holiday weekend (and with any luck, a few days off), and editor Michelle Perron Pronsati and senior associate editor Jennifer Ford arrived at the AAPA IMPACT conference, our social networks, community pages and articles buzzed with thoughtful comments and many heated opinions. Always a controversial topic ...
    Posted to ADVANCE for NPs & PAs Blog (Weblog) on May 25, 2012
  • A Neck Like a Goddess

    A common area of concern among cosmetic patients is the wrinkling of skin along the neck and jawline. The platysma muscle is the large muscle responsible for these lines. When the entire platysma is in action, it produces a slight wrinkling of the skin. Over time this can lead to prominent bands and lines. The muscle also depresses the lower jaw ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on May 22, 2012
  • Your Hands Should Not Reveal Your Age!

    Do your patients report that they hide their hands when they meet someone they want to impress? That they don't enjoy wearing their favorite rings because they draw attention to the aging appearance of their hands? Aging and excessive sun exposure lead to the weathering of once lovely hands. Our skin thins due to collagen and elastin loss and ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on May 15, 2012
  • Artificial Tanning Beds and Vitamin D

    This blog is brought to you by ADVANCE and DNA. Editor's Note: This blog post was written by Annette Fonteneau, MSN, RNP, DCNP, who practices at School Street Dermatology in Pawtucket, R.I. I have been asked by patients more times than I can count if they should use artificial tanning beds to obtain more vitamin D. Many of them ...
    Posted to Dermatology Practice Today (Weblog) on April 5, 2012
  • A New Multifacted Skin Therapy

    eMatrix is a new technology that is said to be ''color blind.'' Being capable of treating all skin types, this is certainly a welcome addition to the field of aesthetics. Coined ''sublative rejuvenation,'' eMatrix utilizes fractionated bipolar radio frequency. Its capability to be used on any skin type stems from its ability to produce significant ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on March 26, 2012
  • Helping Patients Manage Dry Skin

    This blog is brought to you by ADVANCE and DNA.  Editor's note: This blog post was written by Annette Fonteneau, MSN, RNP, DCNP, who practices at School Street Dermatology in Pawtucket, R.I. Although winter's end is approaching, patients are no doubt asking for advice about treating their dry, cracked, painful skin. The heat in ...
    Posted to Dermatology Practice Today (Weblog) on February 23, 2012
  • The 'Money Is Tight' Consult

    This blog is brought to you by ADVANCE and DNA. Editor's note: This blog post was written by Bonnie Marting, DNP, ARNP, who practices at Anushka Cosmedical Centre in West Palm Beach, Fla. The cash-based aspect of aesthetics intensifies the value of the initial consultation. There may be a huge discrepancy between what a patient ...
    Posted to Dermatology Practice Today (Weblog) on December 15, 2011
  • Bye-Bye Brown Spots, Hello Glow

    My office distributes a questionnaire that asks patients to check off any cosmetic concerns that they may have. A pretty consistent concern is brown spots. Also known as sun spots, liver spots and age spots, the name doesn't really matter ... not a day goes by that I don't treat these pesky patches. A combination of hormones and photo damage are ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on December 13, 2011
  • Stimulating Our Own Improvement

    There's no doubt that we as a nation care a great deal about our looks. Approximately 76 million baby boomers are now growing into middle age. Unlike the generations that came before them, they refuse to let the aging process determine how they look and feel about their physical appearance. They are always on the hunt for the new ''it'' procedure ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on November 22, 2011
1 2 Next >