June 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor
The guideline will help clinicians determine the appropriate treatment of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Short-term oral corticosteroid use associated with increased risk for sepsis, venous thromboembolism
Approximately 1 in 5 American adults use corticosteroids in the short term, which is associated with an increased risk for sepsis, venous thromboembolism, and fracture.
Oral corticosteroids could be an alternative symptomatic treatment for acute sore throat, which is a significant burden in primary care and a source of inappropriate ...
A follow-up colonoscopy more than 10 months after a positive FIT result is associated with a higher risk of colorectal cancer and more advanced disease ...
The USPSTF recommends that pregnant women receive screening for preeclampsia with blood pressure measurements throughout pregnancy.
Evidence supports the routine use of mind-body practices, such as yoga, meditation, relaxation techniques, and passive music therapy, to address common mental health concerns in ...
Working with a large number of attending physicians can be one of the biggest difficulties of being an advanced practice provider.
Antibiotics do not always need to be used for cutaneous abscesses, but the condition must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis to make a final ...
Understanding genetic testing allows providers to make the most of this resource in patient care.
Alternative Meds Update
Coal tar products are commonly used as a treatment for psoriasis.
After a nurse is fired for falling asleep at her job at a hospital, she claims that it was in retaliation for taking time off ...