August 15, 2015 - Volume 40 - Issue 8 : The Nurse Practitioner

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August 15, 2015 - Volume 40 - Issue 8
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Treating dyslipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Frank, Michelle L.; Gerhardt, Annie M.

The Nurse Practitioner. 40(8):18-22, August 15, 2015.

Diabetic dyslipidemia is a major cause of cardiovascular complication and a key area for interventio...

ARTHRITIS: CE Connection

Treatment and prevention of gout

Saccomano, Scott J.; Ferrara, Lucille R.

The Nurse Practitioner. 40(8):24-30, August 15, 2015.

Gout is a disorder of purine metabolism that primarily occurs in adult males. Patient cooperation wi...


Food insecurity and food deserts

Camp, Nadine L.

The Nurse Practitioner. 40(8):32-36, August 15, 2015.

Food insecurity has been steadily increasing in the United States with prevalence at nearly 15% of a...


Identifying acid-base and electrolyte imbalances

Gooch, Michael D.

The Nurse Practitioner. 40(8):37-42, August 15, 2015.

Acid-base and electrolyte imbalances often complicate patient management in acute care settings. Thi...


Urinary tract infections and asymptomatic bacteriuria in older adults

Nelson, Joan M.; Good, Elliot

The Nurse Practitioner. 40(8):43-48, August 15, 2015.

Overuse of urinalysis in older adults to investigate vague changes in condition, such as confusion, ...


Probiotics: A review for NPs

Avadhani, Amita; Steefel, Lorraine

The Nurse Practitioner. 40(8):50-54, August 15, 2015.

While use of probiotics has increased, understanding when and how to use them can be confusing for p...