CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

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Hypertension treatment in older adults: a new clinical practice guideline

The ACP and the AAFP has released a joint recommendation for the pharmacologic treatment of hypertension in adults aged 60 years and older.

Migraine increases stroke risk in surgical patients

Surgical patients with a history of migraine have an increased risk of perioperative ischemic stroke and a higher 30-day hospital readmission rate.

Lithium side effects and management strategies

The declining rates for lithium use are linked to the burden of side effects and toxicity associated with the drug.

"Weekend warrior" activity reduces all-cause mortality risk

Individuals who perform their physical activity in 1 or 2 sessions during the week can still reduce their risk of mortality.

Depression literacy higher in women and linked to medication adherence

Some aspects of depression literacy were lower among patients with depression.