May 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor
Early, goal-directed therapy did not result in better outcomes for mortality for patients with septic shock.
The Endocrine Society has released a clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of functional hypothalamic amenorrhea.
The updated guideline includes recent advances in diagnostic imaging and improvements in catheter-based and surgical interventions for patients with valvular heart disease.
The USPSTF evaluated the benefits and harms of screening vs not screening, targeted vs universal screening, and treatment for celiac disease.
The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery foundation has released an updated clinical guideline for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods have significant data supporting their effectiveness in suicide prevention.
Three health care clinicians discuss the advantages and disadvantages of repealing the Affordable Care Act and how the change would impact their practice.
Just as in nutrition, there are certified aromatherapists who can assist providers in helping their patients use essential oils safely.
Early diagnosis and aggressive treatment are essential to mitigate the cascading events that lead to irreversible joint erosion in rheumatoid arthritis.
Developmental trauma disorder, not yet officially recognized, results from child maltreatment and has many neurobiologic consequences.
Alternative Meds Update
Long-term use of alfalfa has an immune-stimulating effect and can worsen autoimmune conditions such as lupus and multiple sclerosis.
An NP does not inform her patient about his lab results, which showed extensive kidney damage. He collapsed 2 months later.