April 2018 Issue of Clinical Advisor

April 2018 Issue of Clinical Advisor

Newsline

Cesarean delivery linked to long-term pregnancy complications

Cesarean delivery is associated with a reduced rate of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, but this should be weighed against the association with increased ...

New guidelines issued for adolescent depression in primary care

The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated clinical practice guidelines to assist primary care clinicians in the management of adolescent depression.

Ovarian cancer may be paternally inherited

The disease allele may be passed from affected grandmother to granddaughter through the father's inherited genes.

Varicose veins associated with increased risk of deep venous thrombosis

There is a significant association between varicose veins and an increased risk for deep venous thrombosis and possible associations with pulmonary embolism and peripheral artery ...

New type 2 diabetes guideline recommends more moderate HbA1c target

The American College of Physicians has developed recommendation statements to guide clinicians in selecting targets for pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Advisor Forum

LARC implant dimensions

In a comment by a reader, Nexplanon implant dimensions are not 4 cm x 2 cm.

Celebrating life at the end of life

We walked the tightrope daily trying to keep her comfortable

Postobstruction diuresis

Mr J was an 89-year-old man with a long history of problems voiding due to increasing benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Cover Feature

Acute infectious diarrhea: a clinical approach

The first step for managing a patient with diarrhea is to determine the severity of dehydration according to the estimated volume loss and the symptoms ...

Stat Consult

Stat consult: Sudden cardiac death

Described as death within an hour of onset of any symptom

Legal Advisor

Voiding a Noncompete Clause

A clinician attempts to void a restrictive noncompete clause that she had signed before beginning her current job as an NP.

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