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PEPID Emergency Medicine Suite

Special Updates
  • November is Diabetes Awareness Month:
    • Diabetes Mellitus: General Information
    • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • DKA, Overview
    • Standards of Care for Diabetes
Emergency Medicine Content
  • 2016-2017 Influenza Season - ACIP Recommendations
  • Abruptio Placentae
  • Amebiasis
  • Bronchoscopy Procedures
  • Chloroform
  • Cryptosporidium Infections
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT): Treatment
  • Food Poisoning Overview: Toxins
  • Giardiasis
  • Horner Syndrome
  • IgA Nephropathy (Berger's Disease)l
  • Influenza in Pregnancy: General Guidance
  • Influenza: Overview
  • Laryngitis
  • Nitrogen Dioxide Toxicity
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Salmonellosis
  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus Infections
Drug Knowledge Base
  • 4 New Drugs Added
    • Calcifediol
    • Etanercept-szzs
    • Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir
    • Tetracaine/Oxymetazoline
  • New indications/dosing forms:
    • Betamethasone
    • Dapsone
    • Ipilimumab

  • Dosing updates and changes:
    • Axitinib

 

PEPID Pediatric Emergency Medicine Suite

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Content
  • 2016-2017 Influenza Season - ACIP Recommendations
  • Aphthous Stomatitis
  • Beta Thalassemia
  • Brief Resolved Unexplained Events
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Distal Phalanx Fractures
  • Ectopic Testis
  • Greenstick Fractures
  • Horner Syndrome
  • IgA Nephropathy (Berger's Disease)
  • Laryngitis
  • Nightstick Ulna Fractures
  • Proximal Humeral Epiphysiolysis (Little-League Shoulder)
  • Psoriatic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
  • Torus Fractures
Drug Knowledge Base
  • New Drugs Added
    • Calcifediol
    • Etanercept-szzs
    • Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir
    • Tetracaine/Oxymetazoline
  • New indications/dosing forms:
    • Betamethasone
    • Dapsone
    • Ipilimumab

  • Dosing updates and changes:
    • Axitinib


 

PEPID Primary Care Plus Ambulatory Care

Special Updates
  • November is Diabetes Awareness Month:
    • Diabetes Mellitus: General Information
    • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • DKA, Overview
    • Standards of Care for Diabetes
    New and Updated Medical Content
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Chlamydia trachomatis Infection
    • Chloroform Poisoning
    • Deep Venous Thrombosis: Treatment
    • Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infection
    • Nitrogen Dioxide Toxicity
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    • Reye's Syndrome
    Evidence Based Medicine
    • 3 New Clinical Inquiries Have Been Added
      • Do autologous blood and PRP injections effectively treat tennis elbow?
      • Which SSRIs most effectively treat depression in adolescents?
      • Does knuckle popping lead to arthritis?
    • 72 FPIN Evidence Based Practice Newsletter Entries Have Been Added
      • Does a daily exercise program lead to prolonged retention of cognitive function in patients with Alzheimer’s disease?
      • What evidence supports the recommendation to limit screen time to fewer than 2 hours for children 2 to 18 years old?
      • When should CT urography be used as the initial imaging test in adults with gross hematuria?
      • Do routine community deworming programs in populations with high disease burdens decrease morbidity or improve child growth, cognition, and school performance?
      • Does morphine sleep prolong latent labor?
      • Is cryotherapy the best treatment for cutaneous warts?
      • Do annual preventive examinations lead to better mortality outcomes?
      • Is transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) more effective than placebo for management of chronic low back pain?
      • Do ultrasound-guided steroid injections have better results than blind injections in patients with trochanteric bursitis (greater trochanteric pain syndrome)?
      • What is the most effective corticosteroid regimen for treating COPD exacerbations?
      • In otherwise healthy patients with chronic inorganic constipation, are there adverse effects from long-term daily use of polyethylene glycol?
      • Is there increased risk of melanoma in patients that use tanning beds?
      • Is prolonged-release oxycodone/naloxone as safe, tolerable, and effective as prolonged-release oxycodone monotherapy for chronic nonmalignant pain?
      • When is lead screening appropriate in adolescents?
      • Are pediatric group visits effective for the treatment of obesity?
      • What is the best way to prevent recurrent kidney stones?
      • What is the risk for developing Guillain-Barré syndrome as a consequence of influenza vaccination?
      • Do women experience a shorter second stage of labor when birthing in the vertical position as compared to the horizontal position?
      • Does delivery position affect the frequency or severity of perineal lacerations?
      • Do steroid injections improve pain symptoms in adults with chronic plantar fasciitis?
      • How long is an exercise stress test reliable in a patient with chest pain and a recent negative exercise stress test?
      • Do over-the-counter remedies relieve cough in acute upper respiratory infections?
      • Does therapy for depression in teens decrease the likelihood of depression in adulthood?
      • In patients with chronic neuropathic pain, which antidepressants are the most effective for treatment?
      • What is the best pharmacologic treatment for gastroparesis?
      • Are orthostatic vital signs useful in detecting dehydration and hypovolemia in adults?
      • What is the best treatment for vertebral body compression fractures in osteoporotic women?
      • How does negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) compare with other treatments for acute surgical wounds?
      • What are the sensitivity and specificity of serum immunoassay testing in adults with allergic rhinitis?
      • What are the most effective treatment options for Chlamydia trachomatis in pregnancy?
      • Is it safe to breastfeed infants who have received hepatitis B vaccine at birth if the mother has chronic hepatitis B?
      • Does coffee consumption lead to poor outcomes in patients with tachycardia?
      • What is the best pharmacologic management of insomnia in patients with COPD?
      • Can DPP-4 inhibitors be used safely along with metformin in the elderly population?
      • Is telephone counseling an effective weight loss strategy in obese adolescents?
      • How effective is allopurinol at suppressing recurrent gout attacks?
      • Does the use of EMLA cream (topical lidocaine/prilocaine) decrease the pain of circumcision in newborn boys compared with placebo or dorsal penile nerve block plus lidocaine?
      • Which patients would benefit from computed tomography coronary angiogram (CTCA) for evaluation of coronary artery disease (CAD)?
      • Does eating a raw food diet prevent or treat diabetes?
      • Is self-swabbing for gonorrhea and Chlamydia an acceptable method for screening in men who have sex with men?
    • What medications are safe and effective in pediatric patients with depression?
    • What are the risks and benefits of discontinuing bisphosphonate therapy?
    • Should you discontinue beta-blockers in patients admitted for a CHF exacerbation currently taking a beta-blocker?
    • Are proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) more effective than H2 receptor agonists (H2RAs) for adults with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?
    • Does bicycling, in otherwise healthy men, increase the risk of erectile dysfunction?
    • Does the presence of lower extremity edema affect outcomes of patients with lower extremity cellulitis?
    • What is the best imaging strategy for diagnosing a painless scrotal mass?
    • Are azapirones more effective than placebo in treating panic disorder among adults?
    • How does regional anesthesia (epidural or combined spinal-epidural) affect childbirth outcomes?
    • Does self-monitoring blood glucose improve outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes not taking insulin?
    • Are serial ECGs useful in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction?
    • What is the best regimen to prevent exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in a child with underlying asthma?
    • Are any beta-blockers less likely to cause erectile dysfunction?
    • Does application of antibiotic ointment to wounds after minor elective skin lesion procedures improve healing or decrease the rate of infection?
    • What is the differential diagnosis of otalgia in an adult with a normal ear examination?
    • Does vitamin D level affect outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)?
    • Is garcinia cambogia more effective for weight loss than diet and exercise?
    • Do the same infants who develop seborrheic dermatitis also develop atopic dermatitis?
    • In adults with esophageal spasms, are noninvasive pharmacologic treatments superior to nonpharmacologic treatments?
    • In patients with type 2 diabetes, is intensive glucose control more cardioprotective than standard glucose control?
    • Is transabdominal ultrasound measurement of single deepest vertical pocket effective for ruling out oligohydramnios and predicting complications?
    • Are probiotics effective for the prevention of upper respiratory infections in children?
    • Are electrotherapy modalities effective for reducing pain and improving function in patients with adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)?
    • Should women with a single first-degree relative with breast cancer begin mammography at age 40?
    • What are the best pharmacologic smoking cessation options for patients with mental health conditions?
    • Are patient satisfaction rates higher for birthing center births compared with hospital births?
    • What is the risk of transmission of an untreated wart?
    • Is naltrexone effective for smoking cessation?
    • In hospitalized patients undergoing alcohol withdrawal, does fixed-dosing or as-needed (PRN) dosing of benzodiazepines result in better patient outcomes?
    • What is the best way to confirm a medication abortion is complete?
    • How effective are immune modulator injections of the globe in patients with wet macular degeneration?
    • When should magnesium sulfate be initiated in patients presenting with preeclampsia without severe features?
    • 2 New PURLs Have Been Added
      • Yeast infection in pregnancy? Think twice about fluconazole
      • Monitoring home BP readings just got easier
    • 2 New U.S. Preventative Service Task Force Recommendations Entries Have Been Added
      • Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Screening
      • Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Screening
    Drug Knowledge Base
    • 4 New Drugs Added
      • Calcifediol
      • Etanercept-szzs
      • Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir
      • Tetracaine/Oxymetazoline
    • New indications/dosing forms:
      • Betamethasone
      • Dapsone
      • Ipilimumab

    • Dosing updates and changes:
      • Axitinib

     

    PEPID Nursing Suites

    Professional Nursing, Oncology Nursing, Student Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, and Critical Care Nursing

    Medical/Nursing Content
    • New and Updated Nursing Content:
      • Review of Systems (ROS)
    • New and Updated Oncology Nursing Suite Monographs:
      • Head And Neck Cancer
      • Chemotherapy
        • Principles of Chemotherapy
        • Types of Chemotherapy Agents
      • New and Updated Critical Care Nursing Suite Monographs:
        • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP)
        • New and Updated Medical Monographs:
          • 2016-2017 ACIP Influenza Vaccination Recommendations
          • Barrett's Esophagus
          • Chlamydia trachomatis Infection
          • Chloroform
          • Deep Venous Thrombosis: Treatment
          • Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infection
          • Nitrogen Dioxide Toxicity
          • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
          • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
          • Reye's Syndrome
        • New and Updated Nursing Considerations in Medical Monographs:
          • Chlamydia Trachomatis
          • Endofibrosis of the Iliac Artery
          • Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infection
          • Nephrolithiasis
          • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
          • New and Updated Evidence-Based Practice
            • Clinical Inquires
            • Evidence-Based Practice Inquiries
            • PURLS
            • Nephrolithiasis
            • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations

          • New and Updated Nursing Considerations in Drug Monographs:
            • Daclizumab

          • New or Updated Evidence-Based Practice:
            • Clinical Inquires
            • Evidence-Based Practice Inquiries
            • PURLS
            • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations
          Drug Knowledge Base
          • 4 New Drugs Added
            • Calcifediol
            • Etanercept-szzs
            • Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir
            • Tetracaine/Oxymetazoline
          • New indications/dosing forms:
            • Betamethasone
            • Dapsone
            • Ipilimumab

          • Dosing updates and changes:
            • Axitinib
          Medical Calculators:
          • McGill Pain Questionnaire
          • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Severity Score (SCORTEN) Calculator