October 10, 2013 - Volume 38 - Issue 10
pp: 1-56
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Acute bronchitis: Evaluation and management

Blush, Raymond R. III

Nurse Practitioner . 38(10):14-20, October 10, 2013.

Acute bronchitis affects millions of individuals, significantly impacting patient health and the healthcare industry. Understanding evaluation and treatment guidelines for acute bronchitis allows the nurse practitioner to practice comprehensive care for patients. This article reviews evidence-based practices when caring for the patient with acute bronchitis to promote healthy outcomes.

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Acne vulgaris: A review of causes and treatment options

Well, Danielle

Nurse Practitioner . 38(10):22-31, October 10, 2013.

Acne vulgaris is a disorder of the sebaceous follicle. The cause is multifactorial, and both adolescents and adults can be affected. Acne is associated with a significant financial burden and considerable psychological distress. Treatment options are reviewed in this article, including over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, and in-office procedures.

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