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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28225432/use-of-dipeptidyl-peptidase-4-inhibitors-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-and-chronic-kidney-disease
#1
Polly A Bittle
There is a need for treatment options in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and kidney disease to achieve glucose targets without risk of hypoglycemia. This article describes management options for these patients using glucose-lowering therapies, in particular dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors.
February 20, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28306663/using-smartphones-to-improve-interdisciplinary-collaboration
#2
Durline Brown-Manhertz
Most individuals in the United States have access to and use smartphones to facilitate effective collaboration. Health information technology is invaluable to the improvement of collaboration and communication in the healthcare setting. The versatile nature of technology has demonstrated that healthcare professionals are dependent on its use. Smartphones play a key role in keeping interdisciplinary team members connected.
April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28306661/referring-patients-to-hospice-or-palliative-care
#3
Kathleen Broglio, Anne Walsh
NPs care for patients with chronic diseases such as heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer, and dementia. As the disease progresses or patients age, disease-related symptoms may become increasingly burdensome, and these patients may benefit from hospice or palliative care. NPs can guide individuals in this process to optimize care and support at the end of life.
April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28306660/obesity-and-disability-in-older-adults
#4
Lorraine M Novosel, Catherine A Grant, Lauren M Dormin, Timothy M Coleman
The prevalence of obesity and disability in older adults has significant public health implications. This case review discusses the benefits and risks of weight loss in older adults and outlines treatment options available to Medicare beneficiaries. The importance of preserving lean muscle mass in weight management is emphasized.
April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28306659/do-workplace-policies-influence-a-woman-s-decision-to-breastfeed
#5
Rhonda Winegar, Alisha Johnson
This literature review addresses workplace breastfeeding policies in the United States. Breastfeeding yields many important benefits to both mother and infants, yet workplace barriers contribute to low rates of breastfeeding. NPs often serve as the initial point of education for new mothers and may impact decisions to breastfeed.
April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28306658/oral-squamous-cell-carcinoma-focusing-on-interprofessional-collaboration
#6
Brenda L Janotha, Katrin Tamari
Incidence of oral cancer is rising, and often, cases are not discovered until the cancer has metastasized to the lymphatic system. Most oral cancers are squamous cell carcinomas associated with high mortality. This article reviews oral squamous cell carcinoma relevant to primary care practice focusing on an interprofessional approach to care.
April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28306657/identifying-malnutrition-from-acute-care-to-discharge-and-beyond
#7
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April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28306656/sodium-glucose-cotransporter-2-inhibitors-expanding-oral-treatment-options-for-type-2-diabetes-mellitus
#8
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April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28306655/assessing-idiopathic-intracranial-hypertension
#9
Mary Carver, Michelle Drew
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28306654/the-dnp-in-2017
#10
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April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28272190/sodium-glucose-cotransporter-2-inhibitors-expanding-oral-treatment-options-for-type-2-diabetes-mellitus
#11
Emily Ashjian, Jeffrey Tingen
The number of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) continues to increase in the United States. Glycemic control among patients with diabetes is important to prevent future complications, including microvascular and macrovascular disease. A novel class of medications, sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors, presents an additional oral treatment option for patients with T2DM.
April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28267058/identifying-malnutrition-from-acute-care-to-discharge-and-beyond
#12
Renay D Tyler, Peggi Guenter
Nutrition assessment and intervention significantly contribute to the well-being of patients. NPs should advocate that patients be appropriately evaluated and implement recommendations as part of a comprehensive care plan to avoid malnutrition in patients while they are in the hospital and when they return home.
April 16, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178085/the-patient-portal-considerations-for-nps
#13
Elizabeth C Elkind, Kathleen M Higgins
Hospitals, patient-centered medical homes, and provider practices have either introduced or are in the process of planning for patient portals. The NP plays an important role in the patient engagement initiative. This article explores patient portal strategies and resources to support this technology integration and practice change.
March 7, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178083/diagnosis-and-management-of-impetigo
#14
Kathy VanRavenstein, Catherine O╩╝Connor Durham, Tiffany H Williams, Whitney Smith
Impetigo, a bacterial skin infection that involves the superficial layers of the skin, is one of the most common skin infections in children ages 2 to 5 but can occur in individuals across the lifespan. This article discusses the diagnosis and management of impetigo in primary care.
March 7, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178082/bladder-cancer-risk-factors-diagnosis-and-management
#15
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March 7, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178081/before-after-after-after-clinical-implications-of-weight-loss-recidivism
#16
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March 7, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178080/the-use-of-u-500-insulin-for-patients-with-severe-insulin-resistance
#17
Susan Renda, Kathleen Becker
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 7, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178079/depositions-what-nps-need-to-know
#18
Edith Ann Brous
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March 7, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178078/celebrate-women-s-history-month
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March 7, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28169965/before-after-after-after-clinical-implications-of-weight-loss-recidivism
#20
Mary Madeline Rogge, Bibha Gautam
Weight recovery among obese patients who have lost weight through lifestyle modification or bariatric surgery is a common clinical challenge that often leads to patient stigmatization and unexpected health problems. A review of the literature describes how weight loss alters energy homeostasis to limit weight loss and restore lost fat mass in patients who have successfully lost weight.
March 7, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
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