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Sports physicals in Germantown, MD and Montgomery County

Sports Physicals Overview

Sports physicals are required by schools before children can participate in a new sport or season. In Germantown, MD, as in other cities and states, teenagers must complete a Pre-participation Physical Examination (PPE), which ensures they can healthily participate in the activities. 225 more words

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College physical exams in Germantown, MD and Montgomery County

College Physical Exam Overview

College physical exams are required of students when enrolling in college or university. The exam gives you an understanding of your current health status, and helps you create a plan to maintain good health during college. 229 more words

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I couldn’t pass up sharing this article in Consumer Reports about nurse practitioners and physician assistants especially since I just registered with my new provider, a nurse practitioner a week ago. 1,295 more words

Nurse Practitoner

Primary care is many people’s first point of contact with the NHS. 90 percent of people’s interaction is via services such as GP practices, dental surgeries, opticians and pharmacies. 167 more words


How acceptable is it for GPs to ask about drinking? What patients think - a mixed methods study

I presented this abstract (PDF, 344 KB) as an oral presentation at the 2015 Primary Health Care Research Conference, held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, 29-31 July 2015. 423 more words

General Practice

WALK-IN CLINIC MYTHS and NO-NO's: College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC clarifies standards of medical care


My story about updates to quality improvement standards for walk-in clinics opened the floodgates for comments from patients and doctors. Walk-in clinics are clearly well used and critically important, especially since 200,000 BC residents can’t find a family doctor. 825 more words

Medicine Matters

Primary Care Compensation Rising Faster Than Specialists, But…

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media , July 28, 2015

The role of the primary care physician continues to be vital in the drive toward value-based healthcare, MGMA data shows. 540 more words