New Drug Product: Rapivab

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

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.

Study: 1 in 10 Do This ...

Researchers found that 44.2% of patients studied didn't think it was a big deal.

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.

Older Antibiotics Effective for MRSA

Two common antibiotics have been shown to be equally effective in treating uncomplicated community-acquired skin infections like methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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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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