April 2016 Issue of Clinical Advisor
Some variance is observed in outcomes for patients with COPD who are treated by NPs or PAs versus those treated by physicians.
The ADA has published the 2016 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes that outline the best practices for diabetes care and management.
The CDC's new guideline regarding opioid therapy for chronic pain focuses on balancing potential benefits and harms to the patient.
High gluten intake during the first 2 years of life was associated with an increased risk of celiac disease during childhood.
Men 65 years of age and older who received 1 year of testosterone therapy reported better mood and fewer depressive symptoms.
Sepsis should be defined as life-threatening organ dysfunction as a response to infection.
High body fat percentage and low BMI are associated with increased mortality in women and men.
Earlier interventions lead to better outcomes in autism.
Could cannabidiol (CBD) be an acceptable use of medical marijuana?
Timing of a recent administration of the meningococcal vaccination cannot be ignored.
Which non-narcotic analgesics are best for treating musculoskeletal pain?
Developing personalized nutrition goals with a registered dietitian can be effective in managing non-insulin-dependent diabetes.
Alternative Meds Update
Chromotherapy focuses on rebalancing patients' chakras.
Duty of care owed to a nurse practitioner's patient by a collaborative practice partner comes into question.