October 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor
The updated guidelines will help clinicians prevent and manage nausea and vomiting caused by antineoplastic agents or radiation therapy in cancer patients.
The findings offer the first strong clinical evidence that inflammation-targeted therapy may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has released the guidelines for the 2017-2018 season.
The statement includes advances in care since the ADA's last position statement was published in 2003.
In patients with depressive symptoms, vitamin D deficiency with no additional supplements had the highest depressive score at 6 months and shortest cardiac event-free survival.
The researchers found no long-term increase in either all-cause or cause-specific mortality among women who received hormone therapy for up to 5.6 years or 7.2 ...
Clinicians discuss the benefits of healthcare providers receiving vaccinations in order to prevent the spread of disease in the workplace.
Transcending the emotional barriers between clinician and patient can lead to a stronger, more balanced professional life.
Co-prescribing naloxone and opioids in primary care is recommended for patients who have a high risk for opioid overdose.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, valvular heart disease, and dilated cardiomyopathy are among the most common causes.
Clinicians are in the unique position to educate and counsel middle-aged adults about their opioid use and influence strategies needed to provide effective pain control.
Alternative Meds Update
Commercially prepared kefir is considered to be safe, mainly as a result of the pasteurization process that is required for dairy products.
Approximately 6 to 12 million head lice cases are diagnosed in the United States per year, primarily affecting elementary school children.
A nurse notifies other clinicians that a patient is positive for hepatitis C.