December 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor

December 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor

Newsline

Statins associated with increased risk of diabetes in high-risk individuals

Statins are associated with an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, especially for high-risk individuals.

ACOG issues recommendations for long-acting reversible contraception

The practice bulletin provides information for appropriate patient selection and evidence-based recommendations for intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants.

Warfarin associated with lower cancer risk in older adults

Warfarin use may provide cancer protection across a broad range of malignant neoplasms.

Delayed vs immediate cord clamping: comparing the impact on preterm infant health

Delayed and immediate umbilical cord clamping show no major differences in health of preterm infants.

AHA, ACC release new clinical guideline for managing hypertension in adults

The AHA and ACC have released a new guideline that categorizes more US adults as hypertensive.

Advisor Forum

An individualized breast cancer screening strategy for women

Creating individualized breast cancer screening strategies is the answer to minimize the morbidity and mortality of breast cancer.

Legal Advisor

Clinicians in a contract dispute

Two NPs in practice together end up in court after one loses her license.

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