CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

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Stroke risk higher with depression

Adults aged older than 50 years with depression may have a twofold increased risk of stroke.

Newer contraceptive pills may have higher clot risks

Women taking contraceptive pills that contain newer types of progestogen have higher clot risks.

Preventing acute kidney injury

Monitoring kidney function in hospitalized patients can help prevent acute kidney injury.

One and two doses of HPV-16/18 vaccine as effective as three

The Cervarix vaccine may be as effective in one or two doses as it is with three.

Antibiotics may be alternative 
to appendectomy in some patients

Patients with uncomplicated appendicitis may be treated with antibiotics instead of surgery.