CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

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Pulmonary embolism common in patients hospitalized for syncope

One in 6 patients hospitalized for a first episode of syncope experiences a pulmonary embolism.

Depression may worsen outcomes in patients with chronic stable angina

Depression can occur in approximately 1 in 5 patients who have chronic stable angina.

DEA reverses plan to ban potential opioid alternative kratom

After public opposition, the DEA has withdrawn its plan to classify the kratom plant as a schedule 1 substance.

Complementary health approaches frequently used for musculoskeletal pain disorders

Data from the CDC's National Health Statistics Reports show that more than half of adults in the United States have a musculoskeletal pain disorder.

CDC approves HPV vaccine in 2 doses for preteens

Children younger than 15 may be given 2 HPV vaccine doses instead of 3, and the shots should be spaced at least 6 months apart.