New Drug Product: Rapivab

Treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in patients who have been symptomatic for ≤2 days.

Comparing Roseroot Herb, SSRI for MDD

The roseroot herb (Rhodiola rosea) may be a beneficial treatment option for major depressive disorder (MDD), a study published in Phytomedicine has shown.

Clean House's Impact on Asthma, Allergies

Despite the widely accepted assumption that the rise in allergic disorders may be due to improved hygiene, a new study has found no connection between development of allergies and asthma and personal hygiene or home cleanliness.

Necessary Procedure Leads to Assault Charges

The physician testified that the patient was belligerent and had punched him. The NP testified that she had explained the necessity of the procedure, describing the chaotic scene that followed.

Interaction Alert: Antivirals, Amiodarone

New safety warning regarding cases of serious and life-threatening symptomatic bradycardia as well as one case of fatal cardiac arrest following the co-administration of amiodarone with either Harvoni or Sovaldi in combination with another direct-acting antiviral.

HCP Rescheduling and Pain Patients

Based on preliminary analysis of a new survey, chronic pain patients are finding it harder to access hydrocodone combination products (HCP) after the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) rescheduling.

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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.

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