September 2016 Issue of Clinical Advisor
A new HPV screening test that uses cervical cells collected for a Pap test has been approved by the FDA.
Results suggest that the legalization of recreational marijuana use led to the increase in children who were unintentionally exposed to the drug.
Screening for pain at every visit is recommended, and management and treatment options are specified.
Patients with type 2 diabetes with systolic blood pressure lower than 140 mm Hg have a lower risk of cardiovascular events.
Hospital mortality rates do not improve in institutions that frequently use ICU care for patients.
Results of the BENEFIT 11 trial show that many clinical outcomes were improved with earlier interferon beta-1b treatment.
Seven ventilation strategies were compared for efficacy in a study of 5598 preterm infants.
Guideline from the American Urological Association has been revised to incorporate the management of patients with staghorn renal stones.
Research has shown that use of suboxone and methadone, in conjunction with counseling, can be effective addiction treatment.
The incidence of concussion is increasing in children and adults, as is the demand for clinicians who can diagnose and treat both patient groups.
Exercise may not only prevent cancer from developing, but it may also reduce the risk of death after cancer is diagnosed.
Alternative Meds Update
Inulin is a collective term for a large group of complex, natural carbohydrates.
Allergic rhinitis is the twelfth most common diagnosis made at family physician visits.
A patient's positive hepatitis B results were overlooked for 7 years.