Clinical Topics

Supportive nurse mangers reduce the incidence of coworker incivility, according to a study in the Journal of Nursing Management. Read more via Onlinelibrary.wiley.com . . .

The number of obese children and adolescents (aged 5 to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades, according to a study in The Lancet. Read more via Imperial.ac.uk and access the article at the Lancet.com . . .

On Sept. 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Verzenio (abemaciclib) to treat adult patients who have hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer that has progressed after endocrine therapy.Read more via FDA.gov . . .

On Sept. 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a user-friendly dashboard for its adverse event reporting system. The new dashboard enables users to search for and organize data by criteria such as drug/biological product, age of the patient, type of adverse event, year the . . .

On Sept. 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, the first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used to make diabetes treatment decisions without calibration using a “fingerstick.”

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In children with purulent Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infection, antibiotics, in addition to incision and draining of staph-infected areas, reduces the risk of recurrent infection, according to a study in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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