May 2018 Issue of Clinical Advisor

May 2018 Issue of Clinical Advisor


Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk Associated with DPP-4 Inhibitor Use

Patients with type 2 diabetes have a greater risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease when using dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors.

Behavioral Counseling for Skin Cancer Prevention: USPSTF Updated Recommendations

The USPSTF has updated both the 2012 recommendation on behavioral counseling for the primary prevention of skin cancer and the 2009 recommendation on screening for ...

Antidepressant Types Linked to Different Adverse Outcomes in Adults with Depression

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and other antidepressants, such as tricyclic antidepressants, are associated with increased adverse outcomes in patients aged 20 to 64 years diagnosed ...

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in 221 US Healthcare Facilities in 2017

Antibiotic resistance is a nationwide issue that affects every state, so how do we combat it?

Infant Use of Acid-Suppressants, Antibiotics Tied to Allergic Disease Development

Some allergic diseases associated with acid-suppressive, antibiotic intake in infants younger than 6 months old include food allergies, anaphylaxis, asthma, and allergic rhinitis.

Advisor Forum

Phantom Knee Pain

Suspecting that this phenomenon might be the source of my nighttime pain, causing significant REM sleep deprivation, I reasoned that a neuromodulator such as a ...

Cat Scratch Disease in a Young Girl

A normally healthy 7-year-old female complained of "not feeling good," and her pediatrician noted that she had a unilateral lymphadenopathy in her right axilla.

Cover Feature

Deep Vein Thrombosis: History and Evolution of Treatment

Deep vein thrombosis is a significant source of morbidity and mortality, so it is imperative that clinicians understand how to recognize and treat patients with ...

Clinical Feature

Oral Anticoagulation: Reversing the Current View in Bleeding Events

Advances in new reversal agents will be key for managing patients treated with DOACs to prevent major bleeding events.

Stat Consult

Stat Consult: Parenteral Nutrition Issues

Some include mechanical complications, central vascular access complications, and compatibility issues.

Legal Advisor

Liability After a Missed Diagnosis

A patient dies after a clinician fails to act on signs of a potential case of deep vein thrombosis.

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