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Jennifer Gershman, PharmD, CPh
A new study evaluated whether the risk of psychosis in adolescents and young adults with ADHD differs among stimulants through the use of 2 commercial claims databases.
Jennifer Nessel, Assistant Editor
Although there have been links between esophageal cancer and drinking hot tea, this was the first study to examine a specific temperature.
This weekly video program provides our readers with an in-depth review of the latest news, medical product approvals, FDA rulings, and more. The Week in Review highlights a Contemporary Clinic article each week, and is a can't miss for the busy healthcare professional.
Kristen Coppock, MA, Editor
Tiffany Farchione, MD, acting director of the Division of Psychiatry Products in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a prepared statement that the approval provides an important new treatment option for PPD.
Kristen Coppock, MA, Editor
In a session presented at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners national conference in New Orleans, Elizabeth Rende, DNP, CPNP‐PC, PMHS‐BC, FAAN with Duke Pediatric Neurology said up to 85% of pediatric patients have had a significant headache event by age 15 years.
Jennifer Nessel, Assistant Editor
Suggestions from the guidelines include eating heart healthy, engaging in regular exercise, keeping a healthy weight, avoiding tobacco, and limiting aspirin use.
Mary Jean Ohns, DNP, APRN, CPNP, CCRN, of Toledo Children's Hospital joined Contemporary Clinic during the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners in New Orleans, Louisiana to discuss whether or not a fever can be "too high."
Jennifer Nessel, Assistant Editor
The basketball-themed PSAs are a part of a new campaign through the Epilepsy Foundation, designed to increase awareness on seizure recognition and first aid.
In this clip from the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Daphne Duvall Meyer, RN, OCN, a Nurse Manager at Postchartrain Cancer Center, explains how advancements in oral chemotherapy improve the quality of patient's lives.
Kristen Coppock, MA, Editor
In the March 15, 2019 FluView update, the CDC reported a slight decrease in the percentage of respiratory specimens testing positive for influenza viruses in clinical laboratories, from the previous week.
This weekly video program provides our readers with an in-depth review of the latest news, medical product approvals, FDA rulings, and more. The Week in Review highlights a Contemporary Clinic article each week, and is a can't miss for the busy healthcare professional.
Jennifer Nessel, Assistant Editor
In the first and largest study to assess the relationship between carbohydrate intake and AFib, investigators analyzed health records of approximately 14,000 people spanning more than 2 decades.

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Practitioner to Practitioner

Clinicians must recognize risk factors, educate about potential barriers, and keep patients involved in treatment plans.

News Focus: Chronic Care

As the disease progresses, symptoms may include chest tightness, mucus production, a low fever, shortness of breath, and wheezing.

News Focus: Preventive Care

Bedside assessments provide key information about patient health and can serve as prevention tools for those at risk of falling.

News Focus: Acute Care

Choosing the appropriate therapy for Acute Otitis Media can contribute to Antibiotic Stewardship Programs

Educated Patient

Providing them with advice can improve control of the disease and reduce hospitalizations, morbidity, and unscheduled health care visits.

Practitioner to Practitioner

This article was sponsored by Nature Made Nutritional Products.

The Educated Patient

Jennifer L. Hofmann, MS, PA-C
Providing them with advice can improve control of the disease and reduce hospitalizations, morbidity, and unscheduled health care visits.
Emily C. Hayes, PharmD Candidate
Colds, coughs, and a relentless influx of sick patients in retail health clinics keep the health care providers who work there very busy.
Kristen Marjama, DNP, APRN-BC
Although the rate of foot and leg amputation has greatly declined over the past 2 decades, increasing awareness for macrovascular and microvascular complications of diabetes is essential because diabetes is the leading cause of lower-limb amputations in the United States.
Kristen Marjama, DNP, FNP-BC
Gluten proteins found in barley, rye, and wheat trigger systemic injury primarily to the small intestine, but they can also affect the joints, liver, skin, uterus, and other organs.

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