CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

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Americans' hearts are older than their chronological age

Three out of four U.S. adults have a "heart age" that is older than their chronological age, according to a Vital Signs report issued by the CDC.

Thrombolysis 3 to 4.5 hours after stroke may increase mortality without clear benefit

Clinicians should be aware of the uncertainty regarding benefit of administering t-PA more than 3 hours after stroke onset.

Surgery benefits patients with chronic sinus infection, sleep dysfunction

Patients suffering chronic rhinosinusitis and obstructive sleep apnea may benefit from endoscopic sinus surgery, wrote Timothy L. Smith, MD, MPH, and colleages in a recent study, published in JAMA Otolaryngoloy-Head and Neck Surgery.

Monitoring pregnant women with nonsevere hypertensive disorders 

Hypertensive disorders are the most common medical complications of pregnancy, affecting 5-8% of all pregnancies in the U.S.