CME/CE articles from The Clinical Advisor

The Clinical Advisor, a monthly publication for nurse practitioners and physician assistants in primary care, delivers high-quality CME/CE articles with each issue. Choose your monthly issue below for a list of The Clinical Advisor's CME/CE articles available on Click here to visit The Clinical Advisor's website.

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Language barriers not associated with diabetes complications

A study of immigrant patients in Canada suggests that language barriers don't impact the risk for diabetes complications in non-native patients.

Hormonal birth control increases gestational diabetes risk

Women using barrier contraception and those using no contraception were at lower risk compared with those using hormonal contraception.

Post-cardiac surgery stroke predictors identified

Most patients undergoing cardiac surgery have conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and atrial fibrillation.

Obesity, gestational weight gain associated with child asthma risk

Each 1-kg/m2 increase in maternal BMI was associated with a 2% to 3% increase in the odds of childhood asthma.

PCPs aren't recommending the HPV vaccine enough

1/3 of parents of girls reported that their child's clinician had failed to recommended the HPV vaccination during office visits.