Monthly Archive:: December 2016

Hypertension Management

Antihypertensive treatment in primary care Sources: uptodate, JNC7, Lexicomp’s Drug information handbook, medscape article classification: Normal

It’s Final: FDA Bans Powdered Gloves in Surgery, Medicine

The move follows efforts already underway to switch to safer alternative gloves for surgical use and

Abdominal Pain and Diarrhea: Osmosis Question of the Week

A 40-year-old man presents with abdominal pain and diarrhea that began two weeks ago. Can you

Nearly 20% of General Surgery Residents Quit Their Program

Assigning mentors, more exposure to the field before committing, and better screening may help reduce the

FDA Warns on Anesthetic, Sedative Use in Pregnant Women, Kids

Long or repeated use of general anesthetics and sedatives during surgery in young children or late

FDA Approves Crisaborole (Eucrisa) for Atopic Dermatitis

The FDA has approved Eucrisa ointment for the treatment of mild to moderate atopic dermatitis (eczema)

MRSA Pneumonia Explained Clearly by | Part 1

Source: MedCram

FDA Still Sees Bladder Cancer Risk With Pioglitazone

The agency reviewed new and conflicting research on the possible cancer risk of the diabetes drug

FDA Clears Two New Dermal Fillers for Laugh Lines

Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne use next-generation technology, which creates a smooth, injectable gel that provides

Slurred Speech and Numbness: Osmosis Question of the Week

A 72-year-old woman presents to the emergency department due to a brief loss of consciousness, slurred