New Product: Keytruda

Treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma and disease progression following ipilimumab and, if BRAF V600 mutation positive, a BRAF inhibitor.

Evidence-Based Care for Atrial Fibrillation

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association is pleased to provide Evidence-Based Care of the Patient with Atrial Fibrillation: A Call to Action for Nurses and Advanced Practice Nurses. This series of articles is designed to guide and support the clinical practice of those managing patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the United States.

First One-Dose IV Influenza Drug

BioCryst announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rapivab (peramivir) injection for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in patients ≥18 years who have been symptomatic for no more than two days.

Blood Type May Influence T2DM Risk

A new study in the journal Diabetologia is the first to show that specific ABO blood groups may be associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, although the mechanisms underlying the connection are unknown.

Medical Talk Show Recommendations Lack Evidence

A new study in the journal BMJ sought to evaluate the percentage of recommendations made on “The Dr. Oz Show” and “The Doctors” that are supported by scientific evidence, topics discussed, number of recommendations made on each show, and the types and details of the recommendations.

Patients Don't Use Inhalers, Epinephrine Correctly

Few people know how to use epinephrine injectors and asthma inhalers as directed, according to a new study.

Clinical Challenge: Itchy Rash and Weakness

A patient aged 40 years presents with complaints of a mildly itchy rash on his eyelids, chest, back, and hands for the past three months.He reported feeling weak over the past month and that the weakness was getting progressively worse.

Gifts for the Clinician's Holiday List

If you don't always receive what you need (or want) for the holidays, add these items to your shopping list and treat yourself to gifts to help you in your clinical practice.

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