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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28650350/performing-pediatric-eye-exams-in-primary-care
#1
Elaine F Martin
Early vision care is critical for all children. If undetected, eye disorders such as amblyopia and strabismus may result in permanent vision loss. Vision exams should include a careful history and physical including fix and follow, red reflex, and cover/uncover testing. Photo screening and visual acuity exams should be administered whenever possible.
June 22, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28650349/new-oral-antiplatelet-medications
#2
Travis Jeffords
New and more potent oral antiplatelet agents have shown better clinical outcomes over the last few years. This article reviews the latest oral antiplatelet therapies available, their indications and contraindications, genetic resistance, and major drug interactions.
June 22, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28650348/an-update-on-type-2-diabetes-management-in-primary-care
#3
Jeffrey Waddell
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease impacting glucose metabolism. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) stems from the inability of the body to utilize endogenous insulin properly. Approximately 90% to 95% of newly diagnosed cases of diabetes are T2DM. This article focuses on the initial treatment of T2DM based on the 2017 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American College of Endocrinology clinical practice guidelines. The 2017 update includes changes and additions regarding psychosocial management, physical activity, surgery, and hypoglycemia...
June 22, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582323/bolstering-your-armamentarium-with-sglt2-inhibitors
#4
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/28719415/heart-failure-self-care-to-success-development-and-evaluation-of-a-program-toolkit
#5
Rebecca Bryant
The Heart Failure: Self-care to Success toolkit was developed to assist NPs in empowering patients with heart failure (HF) to improve individual self-care behaviors. This article details the evolution of this toolkit for NPs, its effectiveness with patients with HF, and recommendations for future research and dissemination strategies.
August 17, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719414/medication-update
#6
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August 17, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719413/evaluation-of-a-new-genetic-family-history-screening-questionnaire-for-identifying-lynch-syndrome
#7
Dawn S Harrison, Marilyn Handley
Family history is essential when screening for hereditary cancer syndromes. This article explores if a detailed genetic family history questionnaire is more effective in identifying at-risk individuals for Lynch syndrome than a basic family health questionnaire.
August 17, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719412/new-oral-antiplatelet-medications
#8
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August 17, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719411/an-update-on-type-2-diabetes-management-in-primary-care
#9
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August 17, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719410/assessment-and-management-of-wrist-pain
#10
Scott J Saccomano, Lucille R Ferrara
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 17, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719409/shared-decisions-the-art-of-healthcare
#11
Tom Bartol
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August 17, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719408/glucocorticoid-induced-hyperglycemia
#12
Anitha C Litty, Susan Chaney
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August 17, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719407/the-international-council-of-nurses-congress-2017
#13
Jamesetta A Newland
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 17, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28644179/improving-heart-failure-patient-outcomes-utilizing-guideline-directed-therapy
#14
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
#15
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
#16
Blaizie Goveas
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July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622258/tuberculosis-still-an-emerging-threat
#17
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
#18
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July 15, 2017: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622256/psoriasis-psoriatic-therapies
#19
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
#20
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
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