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Guidance on Opioid Tapering

Within the United States, pain is the most common reason for adults to seek medical care within both outpatient and inpa ...


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Guidance on Opioid Tapering

Patient Education: Safe Use of Opioid Analgesics a ...

When providing patients with prescriptions of any type, it is best practice to also provide them with education on the m ...

Filed under: Neurology, Psychiatry, Public Health, Substance Abuse, NPs & PAs


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My Experience Managing Key Adverse Events With Ora ...

Recent years have seen the approval of oral targeted therapy options for the treatment of high-risk early breast cancer ...

Filed under: Oncology/Hematology, NPs & PAs


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Maximizing Benefit With the Expanding Options for ...

In this post, James M. Cleary, MD, PhD, answers key questions from attendees of a webinar developed for advanced practic ...

Filed under: Oncology/Hematology, NPs & PAs


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Primary Hyperoxaluria: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, ...

PH PathophysiologyPrimary hyperoxalurias (PHs) are rare and caused by a genetic defect of glycolate metabolism in which ...

Filed under: Miscellaneous


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Inpatient and Outpatient Management of Immune-Rela ...

Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) carry the unique risk of a highly unpredictable class of toxicities called immune-re ...

Filed under: Oncology/Hematology, NPs & PAs


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Counseling Patients and Caregivers on Immune-Relat ...

In this commentary, Alexa Basilio, PharmD, BCOP, and Jordan McPherson, PharmD, MS, BCOP, discuss important topics for ph ...

Filed under: Oncology/Hematology, NPs & PAs


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Treatment of COVID-19: Practical Questions and Ins ...

Is it reasonable to prescribe a 5-day supply of an oral antiviral to people traveling abroad with risk factors for sever ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, NPs & PAs


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Assessment of COVID-19: Practical Questions and In ...

How long should people isolate when they test positive for COVID-19?The CDC recommends that one should stay home for at ...

Filed under: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, NPs & PAs


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Navigating Nonpharmacologic Approaches to Chronic ...

The concept of multimodal treatment in chronic pain management goes back to some of the early established pain clinics i ...

Filed under: Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Substance Abuse, NPs & PAs


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