Treating Acute Strains and Sprains in the Convenient Care Clinic
This Continuing Education Activity is jointly provided by Dannemiller and Pharmacy Times Continuing Education.
Rx Product Updates (December 2015)
Read about the new Rx products featured in December.
OTC Product Updates (December 2015)
Read about the new OTC products featured in December.
Episodic Migraines Can Develop Into Chronic Migraines
The results of a recent study show that individuals who reported high efficacy of pharmacologic treatment of their episodic migraines had lower rates of developing chronic migraines.
Some OTC Products May Cause Liver Damage
The use of dietary and herbal supplementation continues to increase across the United States and Europe.
Breast-Feeding Can Lower the Risk of Developing Cancer
Recent data has shown an inverse relationship between cancer and breast-feeding.
From the Chairman: Retail Clinic Growth Shows No Signs of Slowing
Today, the nurse practitioners and physician assistants staffing retail clinics provide acute care and manage chronic conditions.
From the Editor: Retail Clinics Tackle Acute and Chronic Conditions
With big projections of primary care physician shortages in the United States, more Americans are turning to retail clinics for their health care needs.
Privacy, Confidentiality, and HIPAA: What Clinicians Need to Know
Convenient care clinics provide a health care option that complements traditional medical service providers.
Is Psoriasis Severity Linked to Vascular Inflammation?
The National Psoriasis Foundation reports that as many as 7.5 million Americans suffer from psoriasis, an autoimmune inflammatory disease.
The Impact of Loud Noise Exposure on Cardiovascular Health
In a recent study, a correlation was found between bilateral high-frequency hearing loss and coronary heart disease.
Guidelines Announced for Cardiac Arrest During Pregnancy
The American Heart Association has published its first comprehensive scientific statement on the treatment and management of cardiac arrest in pregnant women.
When Do You Need an Antibiotic?
Antibiotics are medications used to kill or stop the growth of bacteria that cause illnesses, some of which may be contagious or life-threatening.
How to Safely Prescribe Upper Respiratory Symptom Relief for Hypertensive Patients
The provider treating a patient with both upper respiratory infection symptoms and hypertension must consider the side effects and potential drug interactions of the variety of symptomatic treatments available.
Does Traditional Flu Prevention Protect Contemporary Clinicians?
What are the best ways for frontline providers to prevent the flu, colds, coughs, and sniffles despite our spending hundreds of hours each winter treating those very conditions?
Treatment Recommendations for Influenza After 48 Hours of Symptom Onset
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that all patients aged 6 months and older be vaccinated against influenza, unless contraindicated.
Atypical Symptoms of Myocardial Infarction Associated with Coronary Risk Factors
Despite a remarkable decline in deaths due to cardiovascular disease over several decades, coronary heart disease remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States.
Retail Clinicians: Pivotal Players in Cardiovascular Disease Treatment
Multiple factors make provision of cardiovascular disease treatment in retail health clinics a helpful treatment option for all but the most critical patients.
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention & Management in Retail Health
Recent statistics reveal that 85.6 million Americans live with cardiovascular disease or residual deficits from stroke.
Flu Vaccine Particulars for Advanced Practice Clinicians
As the flu season ramps up and influenza vaccine administrations ensue, clinicians may be hearing an assortment of comments from patients.
Influenza: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment
Clinicians should remain abreast of the latest recommendations and strengthen their assessment skills as flu season approaches.
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