Nurses Perspective

 
 
  • A Medically Tailored Holiday Meal Providers of food as medicine to patients with chronic diseases across the United States share their favorite healthy recipes, which can be downloaded and printed.
  • Pemafibrate Didn't Improve CV Outcomes in Patients With T2D   Dr Anne Peters discusses the PROMINENT trial, which found that pemafibrate lowered triglycerides in patients with diabetes and hypertriglyceridemia but didn't improve cardiovascular outcomes.
  • AHA 2022 Did ISCHEMIA Change the Path to Cath in Stable CAD?   Michelle O'Donoghue and interventional cardiologists Rasha Al-Lamee, and Jacqueline Tamis-Holland discuss if the ISCHEMIA trial changed the management of patients with stable coronary artery disease.
  • Much-Needed Guidance Arrives on Drug-Induced Liver Injury Dr Nancy Reau speaks with Dr Robert Fontana, the co-author of recent guidance from the AASLD on how to diagnose and manage the harmful consequences of certain drugs and unregulated supplements.
  • CLL e-Tumor Boards: Case 2: Relapsed Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia   This case focuses on a woman who was diagnosed with CLL in her late 50s. She was initially observed for one year and received treatment with a chemoimmunotherapy combination. She relapsed twice before. Now in her 70s, she presents to the team with progressive disease and is seeking new treatment options.
  • Nov 18 2022 This Week in Cardiology   AHA 2022, Part 2: IRONMAN, ECMO-CS, CTS-AMI, and PROGRESSIVE AF are the trials John Mandrola, MD, reviews in this week’s podcast.
  • Staving Off Holiday Weight Gain Is the 5-pound weight gain inevitable around the holidays? Dr Gonsahn-Bollie gives some helpful tips on navigating the holidays to avoid gaining weight.
  • More Telehealth Training Needed in Medical Education The sudden growth of telemedicine during the pandemic created a desire for clinicians and hospital systems to improve their skills in the virtual realm.
  • ME/CFS and Long COVID: Q&A With the CDC's Dr Jennifer Cope The conditions have overlapping symptoms, and both are poorly understood, says Dr Cope.
  • Skin Cancer Exam in Primary Care: More Harm Than Good Dr Kenny Lin explains why he no longer conducts full-body skin cancer screening during wellness visits.
  • With a Little Help From Our Friends Schuyler W. Henderson, MD talks about conversations to have with adolescents about how and when to reach out to their peers vs adults for help.
  • Discerning Bias in Cancer News Oncologist Jack West critiques medical journalism written without balance and rigor, either accidentally or not.
  • Moaning Works for Me: Why It's a Good Gauge of Pain An experienced nurse explains why encouraging patients to verbalize pain any way possible helps guide treatment options.
  • My Approach to the Annual Wellness Visit Many adults skip the yearly "physical." But these regular visits are the foundation of the patient-physician partnership.
  • Post-Roe v Wade: Its Impact on Many Medical Specialties   Art Caplan, PhD, discusses how the overturn of Roe v Wade has implications for all manner of medical practice.
  • Optimal Thyroid Health for All   With a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, the recent American Thyroid Association meeting looked at optimizing thyroid health. Maria Papaleontiou, MD, presents highlights from the meeting.
  • Are Joint Commission Safety Rules Really Backed by Evidence?   Dr Alok Patel discusses the Joint Commission and the associated requirements for accreditation.
  • Discoveries in Diabetic Embryogenesis Thomas R. Moore, MD, discusses innovations in the care of women with diabetes who are pregnant.
  • Infographic: How Much Pay Is Increasing for APRNs Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) reveal what's happening with their compensation in different settings, whether they feel fairly paid, and whether a gender gap defines men's and women's pay.
  • What Is Contemplative Medicine?   Indu Subramanian tells Kathrin LaFaver about the fellowship she did in contemplative medicine and how to integrate mindfulness into work and life.