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October 2020 - Volume 45 - Issue 10
pp: 9-56

Guest Editorial


Short Communications


Medication Update



INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS: CE Connection


An update on gout diagnosis and management for the primary care provider

Mbuyi, Nadine; Hood, Catherine

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(10):16-25, October 2020.

Gout is the most common inflammatory arthritis in the US, affecting 3.9% of the population. Although...

WOMEN'S HEALTH: CE Connection


Recurrent bacterial vaginosis

Ellington, Kelly; Saccomano, Scott J.

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(10):27-32, October 2020.

Bacterial vaginosis recurrence is common but can lead to recurrent bothersome symptoms associated wi...

VULNERABLE POPULATIONS


Community-associated MRSA among Indigenous children in remote settings: Best practices for NPs

Campbell, Rhonda; Martin, Donna; Pierce, Darlene; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(10):34-40, October 2020.

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is a major public health ...

MOST BILLED DIAGNOSES SERIES: HEADACHES


Understanding the most commonly billed diagnoses in primary care: Headache disorders

Rogers, Julia; Spain, Scarlet

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(10):41-47, October 2020.

This article, part of a series about the most commonly billed diagnoses in primary care, describes t...

NP EDUCATION


NP program efforts promoting transition to rural practice

Kaplan, Louise; Pollack, Samantha W.; Skillman, Susan M.; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(10):48-55, October 2020.

This article presents the results of a study that identifies, describes, and compares the approaches...