This agent may be an alternative for patients with pain severe enough to require around-the-clock, long-term opioid therapy when other options are inadequate.
Through screening for early detection of cognitive impairment and dementia, patients have a better chance of managing their diabetes at home with provider assistance.
The proposed rule will replace existing regulations and provide detailed, current information for patients and their providers.
This article reviews five new drugs (umeclidinium and vilanterol, vortioxetine, dapagliflozin, luliconazole, sofosbuvir) that were approved by the FDA in the past year.
Five new molecular entities (riociguat, ibrutinib, obinutuzumab, coagulation factor XIII A-subunit [recombinant], collagenase clostridium histolyticum) that were recently approved by the FDA are discussed.
New guidelines recommend chemoprevention (tamoxifen or raloxifene) for high-risk patients.
Women are underrepresented and gender-specific analysis is uncommon in most clinical trials.
It has been suggested that physicians may be misdiagnosing women more often because their symptoms may differ from those experienced by men.
In this innovative practice model, pharmacists collaborate with women's health providers to educate patients.
Surgical techniques are directed at decreasing pain, discomfort, and complications.
Managing fluid and electrolytes, anemia, and mineral metabolism is key to optimizing therapy.
There are no testosterone pills, patches, or gels currently approved by the FDA for treating sexual dysfunction in women.
A number of medications have been proposed as possible causes of drug-induced urinary incontinence, including alpha1
-adrenoceptor antagonists, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, and hormone replacement therapy.
Approximately 20% of hospital readmissions in the first year posttransplant are due to infectious complications.
These comorbid conditions can complicate the treatment of pain with opioid analgesics.
species are a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections and the second most common nosocomial bloodstream pathogen in the United States.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an inflammatory
disease of the lung characterized by progressive airflow limitation that
is not fully reversible.
DVT should be treated using anticoagulant and possibly thrombolytic therapy.
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is present in up to 10% of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients upon initial diagnosis.
Seasonal influenza causes significant respiratory illness,
resulting in approximately 25,000 deaths in the United States each year.
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