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Clinical Pearl Wednesday #65

Have a patient with recurrent gout who also has hypertension or hyperlipidemia? Consider putting them on these two medications that have potent uric acid reducing effects. Losartan has been shown to decrease

Announcing The Opioid Addiction Clinic Course!

After countless requests, especially from the psych folks, The Elite Nurse Practitioner is proud to announce the release of The Opioid Addiction Treatment Clinic Course! This course is designed for the nurse

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How to Discharge a Patient

As a nurse practitioner, the time will come when you have to discharge a patient from your practice. This is normally not a problem when you are an employed nurse practitioner because

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Clinical Pearl Wednesday #64

Need some basic education in wound care (outside of our future wound care course)? Keep wounds moist as it gives the cells a medium to grow in. Compress the area to improve

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Give Yourself Deadlines

Do you find yourself having problems with procrastination? Do you find it difficult to just get “things” done in a timely fashion? Then give yourself a deadline! Giving yourself a deadline will

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Clinical Pearl Wednesday #63

Have a diabetic patient? Are you considering putting them on a sulfonylurea? Remember, sulfonylureas suppress glucose product, but they do not suppress insulin production. What can this cause? Hypoglycemia. For this reason,

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