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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582323/bolstering-your-armamentarium-with-sglt2-inhibitors
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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, BP, and a low incidence of hypoglycemia. The pharmacologic profiles/clinical implications of canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, and empagliflozin are discussed in this article.
June 2, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28644179/improving-heart-failure-patient-outcomes-utilizing-guideline-directed-therapy
#2
Beth Towery Davidson, Terri Lynn Allison
Heart failure (HF) prevalence continues to rise and remains a significant burden to patients, caregivers, providers, and the healthcare system. Guideline-directed medical therapy with standard neurohormonal blockade has been the cornerstone of medical management for many years. Despite aggressive utilization of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, beta-blockers, and aldosterone antagonists, HF hospitalizations and readmissions are common and residual mortality remains high...
July 21, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622261/pelvic-pain-in-transgender-men-taking-testosterone-assessing-the-risk-of-ovarian-cancer
#3
Miles Harris, Lauren Kondel, Caroline Dorsen
Some guidelines on care for transgender men taking testosterone recommend oophorectomy to prevent ovarian cancer, while others recommend following guidelines for females. A review of the literature finds no strong evidence that transgender men are at increased risk for ovarian cancer. In transgender men taking testosterone without other risk factors, oophorectomy to prevent cancer is unnecessary.
July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622259/urosepsis-a-simple-infection-turns-toxic
#4
Blaizie Goveas
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July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622258/tuberculosis-still-an-emerging-threat
#5
Carol Johnson, K Alexis Moore, Jacqueline Patterson-Johnson
Primary care providers must be aggressive in their assessment and screening of tuberculosis (TB) infection, which is still a major cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. This article highlights the overall management of TB infection including the appropriate screening, diagnosis, and treatment of both latent and active infection.
July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622257/ncnp-spring-2017-poster-presentation-winner
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July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622256/psoriasis-psoriatic-therapies
#7
Wendy Cantrell
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease primarily affecting the skin. This article discusses the presentation, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of psoriasis as well as a brief consideration of psoriatic arthritis. Psoriasis treatment options include topical agents, phototherapy, conventional systemic therapies, and biologics.
July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622255/constipation-in-children-diagnosis-treatment-and-prevention
#8
Lucille R Ferrara, Scott J Saccomano
Deviation from normal bowel function in the pediatric population is often a cause for concern for parents and caregivers, prompting numerous visits to a primary care provider. Constipation is a common and challenging issue in children that can have an adverse impact on their psychosocial and emotional well-being as well as quality of life. This article provides practical strategies for diagnosing, treating, and preventing constipation in children.
July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622254/genetic-counseling-for-hereditary-cancer-a-primer-for-nps
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July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622253/the-rising-incidence-of-nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease
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July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622252/assessing-hip-pain-could-it-be-femoroacetabular-impingement
#11
Elizabeth D Harmon, Elizabeth Ann H Jensen
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July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622251/treating-relapsing-multiple-sclerosis-with-dimethyl-fumarate
#12
Delilah J McCarty
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622250/nocturnal-patterns
#13
Jamesetta A Newland
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July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28562449/genetic-counseling-for-hereditary-cancer-a-primer-for-nps
#14
Kate McReynolds, Sara Lewis
Many patients have concerns regarding their family's cancer history and may be appropriate for referral to genetic counseling. This article examines indications for referral for genetic counseling for hereditary cancer, the process of genetic counseling and testing, and ways for NPs to collaborate with genetics providers.
July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28562448/the-rising-incidence-of-nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease
#15
Jessica Wisocky, Sonali Paul
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the leading cause of liver disease in the United States and will soon be the leading indication for liver transplantation. NAFLD can lead to cirrhosis of the liver and is usually asymptomatic. Prompt referral to a hepatologist may halt the morbidity and mortality associated with NAFLD.
July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28514275/acute-exacerbation-of-copd-diagnosis-and-management
#16
Jane S Kaufman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28514273/bronchopulmonary-sequestration-improving-practice-by-evaluating-for-a-missed-diagnosis
#17
Mary Ellen Zator Estes
Bronchopulmonary sequestration (BPS) is a lung mass that does not communicate with the tracheobronchial tree or the pulmonary arterial vasculature, and thus does not play a role in oxygenation. This article discusses the etiology of BPS, as well as its pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, imaging studies used to diagnose, and treatment options in both pediatric and adult patients.
June 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28514272/identifying-delirium-in-older-adults-with-pre-existing-mental-illness
#18
Courtney Bennett
Acute delirium complicates care and can be easily overlooked in older adults with preexisting mental illness. Evidence-based measures have demonstrated that early diagnosis, identification, and correction of modifiable factors can lead to improved care and less morbidity in these patients.
June 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28514271/managing-herpes-zoster-in-older-adults-prescribing-considerations
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June 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28514270/recognizing-type-1-diabetes-mellitus-in-children-adolescents
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June 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
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