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  1. Pacemaker for Bradycardia
  2. Pacemaker for Heart Failure (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
  3. Pacemaker for Heart Failure, Deciding about
  4. Pacemaker: Living Well With It
  5. Paget's Disease and Heart Failure
  6. Paget's Disease of Bone
  7. Pain Control
  8. Pain Control at the End of Life
  9. Pain Control for Paget's Disease
  10. Pain in a Spinal Cord Injury
  11. Pain Management
  12. Pain Management Clinic
  13. Pain Management, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for
  14. Pain Management, Nerve Block for
  15. Pain Management: Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Pump
  16. Pain Medicines for Diabetic Neuropathy
  17. Pain Relief for Fibromyalgia
  18. Pain Relief, Nerve Block for
  19. Pain, Abdominal, Age 11 and Younger
  20. Pain, Abdominal, Age 12 and Older
  21. Pain, Cancer, Radiation Therapy for
  22. Pain, Chronic, Spinal cord stimulation for
  23. Palliative Care
  24. Pallidotomy (Posteroventral Pallidotomy) for Parkinson's Disease
  25. Pancreatic Cancer
  26. Pancreatic Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  27. Pancreatic Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  28. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (Islet Cell Tumors) Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  29. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (Islet Cell Tumors) Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  30. Pancreatitis
  31. Panic (Anxiety)
  32. Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder
  33. Panic Disorder: Other Conditions That May Occur
  34. Panic Disorder: Should I Take Medicine?
  35. Pap Test, Abnormal, Cone Biopsy (Conization) for
  36. Pap Test, Abnormal, Cryotherapy for
  37. Pap Test, Abnormal, LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Procedure) for
  38. Pap Test: Classification of Cell Changes
  39. Pap Test: Collecting Cells in Liquid
  40. Paradoxical Embolism
  41. Paraffin Wax for Arthritis
  42. Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  43. Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  44. Parathyroid Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  45. Parathyroid Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  46. Parathyroid Gland and Kidney Stones
  47. Parenting
  48. Paring for Plantar Warts
  49. Parkinson's Disease
  50. Parkinson's Disease and Depression
  51. Parkinson's Disease and Exercise
  52. Parkinson's Disease and Freezing
  53. Parkinson's Disease and Nutrition
  54. Parkinson's Disease and Sexual Problems
  55. Parkinson's Disease and Speech Problems
  56. Parkinson's Disease and Tremors
  57. Parkinson's Disease, Deep Brain Stimulation for
  58. Parkinson's Disease, Pallidotomy for
  59. Parkinson's Disease, Thalamotomy for
  60. Parkinson's Disease: Classification
  61. Parkinson's Disease: Eating and Drooling Problems
  62. Parkinson's Disease: Levodopa Versus Dopamine Agonists
  63. Parkinson's Disease: Modifying Your Activities and Your Home
  64. Parkinson's Disease: Movement Problems From Levodopa
  65. Parkinson's Disease: Other Symptoms
  66. Parkinson-Plus Syndromes
  67. Partial Hip Replacement
  68. Partial Mastectomy for Breast Cancer
  69. Partner Support During Pregnancy
  70. Passing Tissue During Pregnancy
  71. Patellar Dislocation
  72. Patellar Subluxation
  73. Patellar Tracking Disorder
  74. Patellar Tracking Disorder: Exercises
  75. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  76. Patient Rights and HIPAA
  77. Patty's Story: Using Positive Thinking to Help Back Pain
  78. Pavlik Harness


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  1. Peanut Allergy
  2. Pediatric Preparation for Medical Tests
  3. Pediatric Supportive Care (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  4. Pediatric Supportive Care (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  5. Pediculosis
  6. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  7. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Draining an Abscess
  8. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  9. Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  10. Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Vaginal Pessaries for
  11. Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Should I Have Surgery?
  12. Pelvic Pain (Chronic), Surgery for
  13. Penicillin Allergy
  14. Penile Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  15. Penile Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  16. Penile Implants for Erection Problems
  17. People Who Need Antibiotics to Prevent Endocarditis
  18. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  19. Peptic Ulcers and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  20. Percutaneous Discectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc
  21. Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy or Nephrolithotripsy for Kidney Stones
  22. Pericarditis
  23. Peridontitis, Flap Procedure for
  24. Peridontitis, Gingivectomy for
  25. Peridontitis, Root Planing and Scaling for
  26. Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  27. Periods (Menstrual), Missed or Irregular
  28. Peripheral Arterial Disease and Exercise
  29. Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs
  30. Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs, Angioplasty for
  31. Peripheral Arterial Disease, Aortobifemoral Bypass Surgery for
  32. Peripheral Arterial Disease, Femoral-Tibial Bypass Surgery for
  33. Peripheral Arterial Disease, Femoropopliteal Bypass Surgery for
  34. Peripheral Arterial Disease: Pulse and Blood Pressure Measurement
  35. Peripheral Arterial Disease: Should I Have Surgery?
  36. Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Anesthesia
  37. Peripheral Neuropathy
  38. Peritoneal Dialysis
  39. Personal Stories About Choosing Birth Control Methods
  40. Pets, Vaccinations, and Rabies
  41. Peyronie's Disease


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  1. Phacoemulsion Cataract Surgery
  2. Phalangeal Head Resection (Arthroplasty) for Toe Joint Deformities
  3. Phantom Limb Pain and Chronic Pain
  4. Pharyngitis (Sore Throat)
  5. Phases of a Clinical Trial
  6. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  7. Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  8. Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  9. Phlebotomy for Too Much Iron
  10. Phobias
  11. Photodynamic Therapy for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  12. Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  13. Phototherapy for Atopic Dermatitis
  14. Phototherapy for Jaundice in Newborns
  15. Phototherapy for Psoriasis
  16. Physical Abuse
  17. Physical Abuse: Common Injuries in Children
  18. Physical Activity as a Family: Quick Tips
  19. Physical Activity as You Get Older
  20. Physical Activity for Children and Teens
  21. Physical Activity for Weight Loss
  22. Physical Activity Helps Prevent a Heart Attack and Stroke
  23. Physical Development, Ages 1 to 12 Months
  24. Physical Development, Ages 11 to 14 Years
  25. Physical Development, Ages 12 to 24 Months
  26. Physical Development, Ages 15 to 18 Years
  27. Physical Exam for Glaucoma
  28. Physical Exam for Headaches
  29. Physical Exam for Hepatitis C
  30. Physical Exam for Mononucleosis
  31. Physical Exam for Paget's Disease
  32. Physical Exam for Pneumonia
  33. Physical Growth in Newborns
  34. Physical Rehabilitation for ACL Injuries
  35. Physical Signs of Alcohol Dependence
  36. Physical Therapy
  37. Physical Therapy for Back Pain
  38. Physical Therapy for Knee Arthritis
  39. Physical Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis
  40. Physical Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  41. Physical Therapy for Spinal Stenosis
  42. Physical Therapy for Temporomandibular Disorders
  43. Physician-Assisted Death


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  1. Practicing Gratitude
  2. Prayer
  3. Prediabetes
  4. Prediabetes: Exercise Tips
  5. Prediabetes: Medical History and Physical Exam
  6. Prediabetes: Which Treatment Should I Use to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?
  7. Preeclampsia
  8. Preeclampsia: Checkups and Monitoring
  9. Preeclampsia: Creatinine Clearance Test
  10. Preeclampsia: Expectant Management
  11. Pregnancy
  12. Pregnancy After Age 35
  13. Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery
  14. Pregnancy and Childbirth
  15. Pregnancy and Chronic High Blood Pressure
  16. Pregnancy and Diabetes: Planning for Pregnancy
  17. Pregnancy and Epilepsy
  18. Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure: Questions for Your Doctor
  19. Pregnancy and Malaria: Reducing Your Risk
  20. Pregnancy and the Increased Risk of Developing Blood Clots
  21. Pregnancy Due Date Calculator
  22. Pregnancy, Should I Take Antidepressants?
  23. Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
  24. Pregnancy-Related Problems
  25. Pregnancy: Belly, Pelvic, and Back Pain
  26. Pregnancy: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  27. Pregnancy: Changes in Bowel Habits
  28. Pregnancy: Changes in Feet and Ankles
  29. Pregnancy: Chemicals, Cosmetics, and Radiation
  30. Pregnancy: Choosing a Health Professional
  31. Pregnancy: Dealing With Morning Sickness
  32. Pregnancy: Deciding Where to Deliver
  33. Pregnancy: Dropping (Lightening)
  34. Pregnancy: First Prenatal Visit
  35. Pregnancy: Hair Changes
  36. Pregnancy: Hand Changes
  37. Pregnancy: Headaches and Preeclampsia
  38. Pregnancy: Healthy Weight Gain
  39. Pregnancy: Hemorrhoids and Constipation
  40. Pregnancy: Hot Tub and Sauna Use
  41. Pregnancy: Kick Counts
  42. Pregnancy: Nosebleeds and Bleeding Gums
  43. Pregnancy: Pelvic and Hip Pain
  44. Pregnancy: Prenatal Exam Schedule
  45. Pregnancy: Relationship Changes
  46. Pregnancy: Should I Bank My Baby's Umbilical Cord Blood?
  47. Pregnancy: Should I Have Amniocentesis?
  48. Pregnancy: Should I Have an Early Fetal Ultrasound?
  49. Pregnancy: Should I Have an Epidural During Childbirth?
  50. Pregnancy: Should I Have CVS (Chorionic Villus Sampling)?
  51. Pregnancy: Should I Have Screening Tests for Birth Defects?
  52. Pregnancy: Should I Try Vaginal Birth After a Past C-Section (VBAC)?
  53. Pregnancy: Stretch Marks, Itching, and Skin Changes
  54. Pregnancy: Vaginal Discharge and Leaking Fluid
  55. Pregnancy: Varicose Veins
  56. Pregnancy: Vegetarian Diet
  57. Pregnancy: Ways to Find Your Due Date
  58. Pregnancy: Work and School Issues
  59. Pregnancy; Should I get Pregnant When I have Diabetes?
  60. Prehypertension
  61. Premature Delivery in Multiple Pregnancy
  62. Premature Ejaculation
  63. Premature Infant
  64. Premature Infant: Safe Travel With Your Baby
  65. Premature Infant: Signs of Overstimulation
  66. Premature Infant: Treating Underdeveloped Lungs
  67. Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs)
  68. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  69. Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy
  70. Preparing for the Emergency Room
  71. Preparing for Your Hospital Stay
  72. Preparing Your Child for the Hospital
  73. Prerenal Acute Kidney Injury
  74. Presbyopia
  75. Preschoolers: Building a Sense of Security
  76. Preschoolers: Building Self-Control
  77. Preschoolers: Building Social Skills
  78. Preschoolers: Encouraging Independence
  79. Preschoolers: Helping Your Child Explore
  80. Prescription Medicines
  81. Pressure Injuries
  82. Pressure Injuries From Scuba Diving
  83. Pressure Injuries: Conditions That Affect Healing
  84. Pressure Injuries: Pressure-Relieving Devices and Supports
  85. Pressure Injuries: Prevention and Treatment
  86. Pressure Injuries: Stages
  87. Preterm Delivery, Cervical Cerclage to Prevent
  88. Preterm Labor
  89. Preterm Labor and Short Cervix
  90. Preterm Labor: Testing for Fetal Fibronectin
  91. Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (pPROM)
  92. Prevent Giardia When Traveling
  93. Prevent Medical Errors
  94. Preventing ACL Injuries
  95. Preventing Bee Stings
  96. Preventing Blisters
  97. Preventing Breath-Holding Spells in Children
  98. Preventing Children's Injuries From Sports and Other Activities
  99. Preventing Choking
  100. Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis From Travel
  101. Preventing Falls in Older Adults
  102. Preventing Falls in Older Adults Who Take High-Risk Medicines
  103. Preventing Falls in the Hospital
  104. Preventing Falls: Exercises for Strength and Balance
  105. Preventing Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems
  106. Preventing Flea Bites
  107. Preventing Foot Cramps
  108. Preventing Foot Problems: Training Techniques
  109. Preventing Insect Stings
  110. Preventing Lead Poisoning
  111. Preventing Mastitis
  112. Preventing Poisoning in Young Children
  113. Preventing Spider Bites
  114. Preventing Tetanus Infections
  115. Preventing Tooth Decay in Young Children
  116. Preventive Headache Medicines
  117. Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)
  118. Primary CNS Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  119. Primary CNS Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  120. Primary Nocturnal Enuresis (Bed-Wetting)
  121. Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
  122. PRK and LASEK for Farsightedness
  123. PRK, LASEK, and Epi-LASIK for Nearsightedness
  124. Probiotics
  125. Problem Solving to Manage Stress
  126. Problems After Delivery of Your Baby
  127. Procedural Sedation
  128. Procedures That May Require Antibiotics to Prevent Endocarditis
  129. Proctocolectomy and Ileostomy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  130. Productive Coughs
  131. Progressive Muscle Relaxation
  132. Prolapse, Pelvic Organ, Deciding About Surgery
  133. Prolotherapy for Low Back Pain
  134. Prone Buttocks Squeeze
  135. Proper Back Posture (Neutral Spine)
  136. Proper Sitting for a Healthy Back
  137. Prostate Cancer
  138. Prostate Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  139. Prostate Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  140. Prostate Cancer Screening
  141. Prostate Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  142. Prostate Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  143. Prostate Cancer Screening: Should I Have a PSA Test?
  144. Prostate Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  145. Prostate Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  146. Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic
  147. Prostate Cancer, Nutrition, and Dietary Supplements (PDQ®): Integrative, alternative, and complementary therapies - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  148. Prostate Cancer, Nutrition, and Dietary Supplements (PDQ®): Integrative, alternative, and complementary therapies - Patient Information [NCI]
  149. Prostate Cancer, Radiation Therapy for
  150. Prostate Cancer, Radical Prostatectomy for
  151. Prostate Cancer, Surveillance (Watchful Waiting) for
  152. Prostate Cancer: Should I Choose Active Surveillance?
  153. Prostate Cancer: Should I Have Radiation or Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer?
  154. Prostatitis
  155. Prostatitis, Transurethral Prostatectomy for
  156. Prostatitis: Pre- and Post-Massage Test
  157. Protect Yourself From Hepatitis A When Traveling
  158. Protecting Your Child From Infections
  159. Protecting Your Skin From the Sun
  160. Pruritus (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  161. Pruritus (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]