August 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor
The DASH diet could offer a dietary strategy that may help prevent gout and its comorbidities in high-risk patients with hyperuricemia.
The USPSTF has released updated recommendations on obesity screening in children and adolescents to focus on intensive behavioral interventions.
Although research has emphasized the possible benefits of vitamin D, high dosages pose potential risks.
Risk of death is increased among those without gastrointestinal conditions and with prolonged use.
Antibiotics in conjunction with incision and drainage improved short-term outcomes compared with incision and drainage alone.
However, the number of opioids prescribed decreased between 2010 and 2015.
Coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality for men and women, specifically in African Americans, Japanese Americans, Latinos, and whites.
A dying man's wish to attend a Renaissance Festival taught a valuable lesson to a palliative care nurse practitioner.
The ketogenic diet increases the conversion of glutamate into glutamine into GABA, reducing neuronal excitability.
Primary care providers can help significantly reduce heart failure exacerbations and improve their patients' overall quality of life.
A 30-year-old woman presents with an increased heart rate, shortness of breath, and tingling in her right arm.
Alternative Meds Update
Boron is found in small amounts in the earth's surface and is thought to be produced by the collection of particulate matter of meteorites.
A patient presents with chest pain 6 weeks after beginning use of a contraceptive device.