About The Podcast and Blog

“I did not want to write what the unlearned could not understand or what the learned would not care to read” The PAINE Podcast and Medical Blog is designed to help physician assistants master the information from the NCCPA blueprint … Continue reading

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Cooper’s Ligaments Other Known Aliases – ligamenta suspensoria mammaria Definition – connective tissue of the breast that helps maintain structural integrity Clinical Significance – these ligaments run from the clavicle and clavipectoral fascia to the dermis of the skin under … Continue reading

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Lemierre Syndrome Other Known Aliases – septic phlebitis Definition – infectious thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein. Clinical Significance – Often this starts out as a simple oropharyngeal infection, but if it goes untreated, it can quickly spread to the … Continue reading