November 2016 Issue of Clinical Advisor
Treatment initiated in the early stages of bipolar disorder is more effective than treatment in later stages.
Cognitive behavioral therapy, lisdexamfetamine, second-generation antidepressants, and topiramate reduced binge eating.
Topical timolol maleate may be safe and effective for infantile hemangiomas, amid concerns about the potential overuse of propranolol.
The USPSTF releases a draft recommendation statement regarding preeclampsia screening in pregnant women.
Individuals with prediabetes may reduce their risk of diabetes with stepwise diabetes prevention.
Statin-based therapy had a smaller effect in reducing major vascular events in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.
The biggest challenges for recently certified PAs are the lack of clinical PA opportunities for recent graduates and the lack of clinical PA opportunities in ...
Women who use hormonal contraception have an increased risk for first use of an antidepressant and first diagnosis of depression.
Shortening the duration of HCV therapy from 12 weeks to 3 weeks could substantially reduce the cost of treatment.
The FDA issues a warning about the risk of hepatitis B virus reactivation among patients taking direct-acting antivirals to treat hepatitis C infections.
Some individual NSAIDs may be linked to increased risk of hospital admission for heart failure.
Creams, sanitizers, and antiperspirant are all acceptable forms of treatment for tinea pedis and yeast infections.
Pressure on a wound is the key to stopping blood flow.
Vitamin D3 at 2000 IU reduced the incidence of type 1 diabetes by 88%.
Evidence suggests that exposure to Agent Orange is linked with a number of serious and potentially fatal diseases.
Effective use of research-based interventions and recommendations for overweight and obese children begin with initiating a conversation with the family.
Bacteria in contact with living tissues form layers that resist penetration by the immune system or antibiotics, but promising treatments abound.
For the APN who is recertifying, it is important to establish relationships with other APNs at the local and national level.
Alternative Meds Update
Foods are the preferred source of vitamin K; however, supplements are widely available in many subtypes.
In celiac disease, the surface pattern of the jejunal mucosa becomes flattened.
A child deals with the consequences of a lesser vaccine, because a medical practice did not update its immunization policies.