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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926499/sharing-clinical-notes-with-patients
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Catherine T Fant, Deborah S Adelman
Patient portals are access points to patient information, meeting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services incentives. Providing patients with access to clinical notes has garnered positive feedback with few concerns. This article addresses the latest literature on patient access to clinical notes and offers suggestions for NPs in their use.
October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926498/medication-update
#2
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October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926497/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder
#3
Amy E Vierhile, Donna Palumbo, Heidi Belden
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder characterized by signs and symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity that typically begin in childhood. ADHD can persist into adulthood, causing impairments in occupational performance and peer and family relationships. This article reviews the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of ADHD.
October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926496/essential-tremor-parkinson-disease-recognizing-the-differences
#4
Gwyn M Vernon, Cheryl Leiningen, Cathi A Thomas, Susan Rebecca Dunlop
Tremor is a common movement disorder in adults and older adults. There are many different types of tremor and many conditions that present with tremor as a symptom. This article discusses the causes of tremor, and through the use of a case study, helps NPs understand the assessment of tremor and differentiate two common neurologic disorders that can present with tremor: essential tremor and Parkinson disease.
October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926495/bolstering-your-armamentarium-with-sglt2-inhibitors
#5
Lucia M Novak, Davida F Kruger
Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors have a unique mechanism of action in the kidneys that causes glucosuria, which lowers plasma glucose. They are also associated with reduced body weight and BP, and a low incidence of hypoglycemia. This article reviews the pharmacologic profiles and clinical implications of canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, and empagliflozin.
October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926494/colorectal-cancer-screening-using-evidence-based-guidelines
#6
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October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926493/colorectal-cancer-screening-using-evidence-based-guidelines
#7
Suzanne M Mahon
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in men and women. There are multiple options for prevention and early detection. Evidence-based guidelines are available to select the best option based on personal and family history. NPs should utilize these guidelines in clinical practice to select the appropriate screening for their patients.
October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926492/evaluation-of-common-breast-complaints-in-primary-care
#8
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October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926491/evaluation-of-common-breast-complaints-in-primary-care
#9
Mary Alison Smania
Discovery of a breast mass, nipple discharge, or breast pain is a common, anxiety-producing occurrence for many women. Although most irregularities are benign, every woman presenting with a breast complaint should be evaluated to exclude or establish a diagnosis of cancer. The patient visit to the provider for a breast complaint can also present an opportunity for the NP to address and update any needed breast screenings.
October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28926490/mental-health-matters
#10
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October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28753164/iron-deficiency-anemia-in-pregnant-women
#11
Gahmeng Khuu, Cheryl Dika
Screening for iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in all pregnant women is recommended. IDA is a prevalent cause of nutritional deficiency anemia, and oral iron is the first line of treatment. Other treatments include parenteral iron or blood transfusion(s). Untreated IDA in pregnancy can result in complications for the mother and fetus.
October 18, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832425/transitioning-florida-nps-to-opioid-prescribing
#12
Alicia Craig-Rodriguez, Glenna Gordon, Louise Kaplan, Laurie Grubbs
Prior to statutory changes in prescriptive authority for controlled substances, this study examined the knowledge gaps and prescribing limitations of Florida advanced registered nurse practitioners regarding opioids. Study results revealed statistically significant knowledge gaps in the areas of federal and state guidelines; opioid classes and proper doses; risk assessment skills; monitoring of treatment; and confidence in dealing with challenges of opioid prescribing.
September 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832424/medication-update
#13
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September 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832423/clarithromycin-nifedipine-induced-acute-kidney-injury
#14
Samarth P Shah, Timothy H Self, Robert W Bradsher, Ryan E Owens
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September 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832422/secondary-amenorrhea-diagnostic-approach-and-treatment-considerations
#15
Katherine Pereira, Ann J Brown
Disruptions in the menstrual cycle are a common complaint in primary care and women's health. Irregular or absent menstrual periods should trigger an evaluation to identify the root cause. This article discusses secondary amenorrhea and provides a systematic approach to its diagnostic evaluation, with referral considerations.
September 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832421/bacterial-sepsis-in-the-neonate
#16
Lori Baas Rubarth, Carla M Christensen, Cheryl Riley
Neonatal bacterial infections leading to sepsis occur frequently in the first few days or weeks of life. NPs must be able to recognize the early signs of sepsis and understand the need for rapid evaluation and treatment. This article discusses antibiotic treatments for various types and locations of bacterial infections and sepsis in the neonate.
September 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832420/a-post-master-s-advanced-certificate-in-gerontology-for-nps
#17
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September 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832419/early-identification-of-idiopathic-sudden-sensorineural-hearing-loss
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September 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832418/pain-evaluation-in-the-ed-a-review
#19
Karen Paraska Graf
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September 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28787350/early-identification-of-idiopathic-sudden-sensorineural-hearing-loss
#20
Elizabeth Ann H Jensen, Elizabeth D Harmon, Whitney Smith
This article discusses the physiology of normal hearing, the pathophysiology and differential diagnoses of sudden sensorineural hearing loss, and an approach for definitive diagnosis and treatment. A focus is placed on idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss in the adult population in a primary care setting.
September 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
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