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What's New in PEPID 15.3

 

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PEPID Emergency Medicine Suite (EM)

New and/or updated content:
  • Trauma
    • Blunt Neck Trauma
    • Blunt Splenic Trauma
    • Blunt Splenic Trauma: Non-Operative Management
    • Cervical Spine Injuries: Assessment Overview
    • Cervical Spine Injuries: Mechanisms
    • Cervical Spine Injuries: Posterior Elements Fracture-Dislocation
    • White and Panjabi C-Spine Instability
    • Subaxial Injury Classification
    • Cervical Spine Dislocations
    • Upper Cervical Spine Fractures
    • C-Spine Subaxial Fractures: Vertebral Body Fractures
  • Cardiovascular
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Septic Shock: Overview
    • Septic Shock: Treatment
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Metabolism
    • Respiratory Acidosis
  • Hematology
    • Bleeding Disorders: DIC overview
    • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
    • Thrombocytosis
  • Neurological Disorders
    • Status Epilepticus
    • Syncope: Overview
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
    • 2014 AHA/ASA Secondary Stroke Prevention Guidelines
  • Infectious Diseases
    • Tetanus: Overview
    • Tetanus: Clinical Types
    • Tetanus: Treatment
    • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS)
    • HIV/AIDS: CNS Complications
    • Malaria
    • Vaccination Schedule 2014-2015
  • OB/GYN
    • Placenta Previa
  • Toxicology
    • Dialysis in Toxicology
    • Ethylene Glycol Toxicity
    • Organophosphate Toxicity
    • Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • Other
    • Sexual Assault/Rape
    • ACEP Recommendation Levels
    • Classification of Recommendation and Level of Evidence Chart
Drug Knowledgebase:
  • 15 new drugs:
    • Albiglutide, Ceritinib, Dalbavancin, Efinaconazole, Elosulfase Alfa, Ethiodized Oil, Florbetaben F-18, Omega-3-carboxylic acids, Phenylephrine/Ketorolac, Radium Ra 223 dichloride, Ramucirumab, Siltuximab, Umeclidinium, Vedolizumab, Vorapaxar
  • New indications/dosing forms for:
    • Atazanavir
    • Buprenorphine/Naloxone
    • Testosterone
    • Travoprost
  • Dosing updates and changes:
    • Clobetasol topical
    • Desloratadine
    • Mometasone
Medical Calculators:
  • White-Panjabi C-Spine Instability Calculator
  • Subaxial Injury Classification and Severity Score (SLICS) Calculator

 

PEPID Primary Care Plus Ambulatory (PCP)

New and/or updated content:
  • Cardiovascular
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Myxoma
    • Hypertension (Geriatrics)
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Chromosomal Abnormalities
    • Turner Syndrome
  • Dental and Oral Health
    • Pediatric Dental Health
  • Dermatology
    • Melanoma
    • Psoriasis
    • Vitiligo
    • Warts, Cutaneous
  • ENT
    • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
    • Pharyngitis (Peds)
  • Endocrinology
    • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2: Therapeutics
    • Gynecomastia
    • Obesity: Therapeutics
    • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
    • Vitamin D Deficiency (Adult)
  • Gastroenterology
    • Constipation (Peds)
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Hematology and Oncology
    • Cancer-Related Nausea and Vomiting
    • Hemophilia
    • Multiple Myeloma
  • Infectious Disease
    • AIDS: Antiretroviral Drugs Use and Side Effects
    • Avian Influenza
    • Ebola Virus (Viral Hemorrhagic Fever)
    • Influenza Vaccines (ACIP 2014-2015 Recommendations)
  • Nephrology
    • Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hyperphosphatemia
  • Neurology
    • 2014 AHA/ASA Secondary Stroke Prevention Guidelines
    • Bacterial Meningitis (Peds)
    • Febrile Seizures
    • Status Epilepticus
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Diagnosis of Pregnancy
    • Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)
    • NSVD
    • Preterm Labor
  • Orthopedics
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
    • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
    • Femoral Neck Fracture
  • Pain Management
    • Pharmacologic Pain Interventions
  • Preventive Medicine
    • Nutrition in Disease Prevention
  • Pulmonology
    • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Psychiatry
    • Alcohol Abuse: Screening & Diagnosis
    • Recognizing Addiction
    • Schizophrenia
  • Toxicology
    • Dialysis in Toxicology
    • Ethylene Glycol Toxicity
    • Organophosphate Toxicity
    • Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • Urology
    • Epididymitis
    • Prostate Cancer
  • Misc.
    • Classification of Recommendation and Level of Evidence Charts
Evidence-based Medicine:
  • 3 new clinical inquiries:
    • Do oral contraceptives put women with a family history of breast cancer at increased risk?
    • What treatments relieve arthritis and fatigue associated with systemic lupus erythematosus?
    • Does any antidepressant besides bupropion help smokers quit?
  • 3 new PURLs:
    • Surgery for persistent knee pain? Not so fast
    • An antiemetic for irritable bowel syndrome?
    • Probiotics for colic? A PURL update
  • 89 new evidence-based practice inquiries:
    • What screening tools effectively identify drug use?
    • What is the accuracy of thallium stress tests for detecting coronary artery disease in persons with chest pain?
    • What is the appropriate duration of treatment for bacteremia from a UTI?
    • When should isolated hypertriglyceridemia be treated with drug therapy?
    • Do nursing homes improve the quality of life in elderly individuals with dementia?
    • Is a single dose of oral ondansetron effective in reducing rates of intravenous rehydration in children with gastroenteritis?
    • Does long-term proton pump inhibitor therapy lead to adverse outcomes?
    • Do patients with preeclampsia have faster labors?
    • Which constipation management approaches are most effective for infants younger than 2 years?
    • What are safe and effective pharmacotherapeutic treatments for vitiligo?
    • What agents should older patients with atrial fibrillation take to prevent stroke?
    • Does conservative management work as well as probing in the management of infant tear duct obstruction?
    • Does supervised physical therapy after lateral ankle sprain reduce the risk of re-injury?
    • At what daily dose of ibuprofen does pain relief plateau?
    • What are the best medications for osteoarthritis?
    • Have patient outcomes improved in clinics that have patient advisory panels?
    • Do antibiotics interfere with the efficacy of oral contraceptives? (2014)
    • Are local corticosteroid injections an effective treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome?
    • How common are underlying collagen-vascular diseases in patients presenting with Raynaud’s phenomenon?
    • What is the best treatment for fungal external otitis (otitis externa)?
    • In a patient with knee pain, how accurate is the physical exam for meniscal injury?
    • What is a better screening tool, digital mammography or film mammography?
    • When should fluoride supplementation for children be considered?
    • When is it recommended to transfuse the elderly?
    • Is peppermint oil an effective therapy for irritable bowel syndrome?
    • Is guaifenesin with codeine effective for reducing cough associated with acute upper respiratory infections in adults?
    • Is intermittent diazepam effective for the prevention of recurrent febrile seizures in children?
    • Is problem-solving therapy effective for managing obesity?
    • What is the best treatment for refractory restless legs syndrome (RLS)?
    • What first-step antihypertensive drug therapy is optimal for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus? (2014)
    • Should all people with type 2 diabetes be on daily aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events?
    • How often does pulmonary hypertension cause chronic lower extremity edema?
    • Does taking NSAIDs before a surgical procedure lessen the pain during the procedure?
    • For children, is implementation of a medical home clinic model associated with improved clinical outcomes?
    • In laboring pregnant women, when should first- and second-stage arrest be diagnosed?
    • Does elastic therapeutic tape (Kinesio tape/KT tape) help alleviate musculoskeletal extremity pain?
    • What are the presenting symptoms of HELLP syndrome? (2014)
    • Are aldosterone antagonists effective for treating hypertension?
    • Does vitamin D supplementation prevent symptoms of depression?
    • Within the Hispanic community, does the use of preventive medicine services increase with English proficiency?
    • In patients with diabetes, does the use of glucosamine-chondroitin worsen blood sugar control?
    • In patients undergoing induction for a second-trimester fetal demise, does the use of high-dose oxytocin reduce the incidence of retained placenta?
    • Are antioxidants effective in preventing macular degeneration? (2014)
    • Do antihistamines improve asthma symptoms in patients with seasonal allergies?
    • When should musculoskeletal ultrasound replace MRI for diagnosing acute meniscal tears?
    • Which loop diuretic is most effective for the management of chronic heart failure in the outpatient setting?
    • What is the best treatment for PID in a pregnant woman?
    • What is the best treatment for chronic hiccups? (2014)
    • Are H2 blockers effective for the treatment of verruca vulgaris?
    • What is the best treatment for acetabular labral tears?
    • Is exercise stress testing useful for detecting heart disease in women?
    • Does thickened formula help infants with persistent vomiting or other GERD symptoms?
    • How effective is calcium supplementation for preventing postmenopausal osteoporotic complications?
    • What is the prognosis of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN)?
    • Can statin therapy be used in hyperlipidemic patients with baseline transaminase elevations?
    • What is the best treatment for tinea capitis in an adult (2014)?
    • Does a child with pneumonia on a chest x-ray need a follow-up film to document clearance?
    • What is the best management of thyroid nodules less than 1 cm in size? (2014)
    • Do measures aimed at preventing aspiration pneumonia in older adults alter morbidity or mortality?
    • What are effective treatments for medication overuse headache?
    • Are there risks associated with planned home birthing?
    • What constipation management approaches are most effective for children older than 3 years?
    • How do you make the diagnosis of hereditary hemochromatosis (HH)?
    • Are beta-blockers effective in the treatment of vasovagal syncope? (2014)
    • In patients with primary traumatic anterior glenohumeral joint dislocation, how long should the shoulder be immobilized to decrease the incidence of instability?
    • Is surgical treatment of initial anterior glenohumeral dislocation more effective than nonoperative management?
    • Are narcotics effective for the treatment of patients with chronic daily headaches?
    • How do you differentiate pseudoseizures from real seizures?
    • Are there any proven methods to prevent recurrent infections in patients with chronic indwelling urinary catheters?
    • In hospitalized geriatric patients with decisional capacity, does viewing an advance directives educational video affect code status choice?
    • When should you consider implanted nerve stimulators for lower back pain?
    • How effective are corticosteroid injections in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee?
    • In patients with known knee OA, do viscous injections decrease or delay the need for total knee replacement?
    • At what age should you refer an infant with strabismus for surgery?
    • What is the risk of seizures from live virus vaccines?
    • Do vegans have lower cancer incidence and mortality than meat eaters?
    • What is the most effective management of an acute fracture of the base of the fifth metatarsal?
    • What is the most effective method for screening for depression in a nursing facility setting?
    • Are alpha-1 antagonists (alpha-blockers) effective for preventing recurrent acute urinary retention in adult men?
    • What are the indications for hepatitis A vaccine?
    • What is the most effective treatment of an anterior cruciate ligament tear in a young adult?
    • How accurate is ear thermometry for diagnosing fever in children?
    • Should Rh– women receive Rh immunoglobin for a miscarriage before 12 weeks’ gestational age?
    • How often do you need to change a peripheral IV line?
    • What is the best treatment for a dorsal wrist ganglion?
    • Is amnioinfusion beneficial when umbilical cord compression is suspected during labor?
    • What are the best ways to diagnose diverticulitis?
    • Will insulin sensitizers treat infertility associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?
    • What is the optimal frequency of intercourse for a healthy couple trying to conceive?
  • 4 new/updated U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendations:
    • Low-Dose Aspirin Use for the Prevention of Morbidity and Mortality From Preeclampsia: Preventive Medication, 2014
    • Sexually Transmitted Infections: Behavioral Counseling
    • Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Screening
    • Vitamin D Deficiency: Screening
Drug Knowledgebase:
  • 15 new drugs:
    • Albiglutide, Ceritinib, Dalbavancin, Efinaconazole, Elosulfase Alfa, Ethiodized Oil, Florbetaben F-18, Omega-3-carboxylic acids, Phenylephrine/Ketorolac, Radium Ra 223 dichloride, Ramucirumab, Siltuximab, Umeclidinium, Vedolizumab, Vorapaxar
  • New indications/dosing forms for:
    • Atazanavir
    • Buprenorphine/Naloxone
    • Testosterone
    • Travoprost
  • Dosing updates and changes:
    • Clobetasol topical
    • Desloratadine
    • Mometasone
Drug Interactions Generator:
  • Interactions for new and existing drugs added
Medical Calculators:
  • White-Panjabi C-Spine Instability Calculator
  • Subaxial Injury Classification and Severity Score (SLICS) Calculator

 

PEPID Professional Nursing Suite (RN Pro)

New, expanded or updated medical monographs in the following systems:
  • Cardiovascular
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Myxoma
    • Hypertension in the Elderly
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Dermatology
    • Vitiligo
    • Warts
  • FDEENT
    • Pediatric Dental Health
    • Pharyngitis (Peds)
  • Gastroenterology
    • Constipation (Peds)
    • Reflux Disease (GERD) & Pyrosis (Heartburn)
  • Geriatrics
    • Hypertension in the Elderly
  • Hematology/Oncology
    • Multiple Myeloma
    • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Infectious Disease
    • Asian Avian Influenza (H5N1) (Bird Flu)
    • Influenza Vaccine Recommendations: 2014-2015 Season
  • Metabolic/Endocrine
    • Gynecomastia
    • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
    • Thyroid Nodule
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Preterm Labor
    • Vasomotor Symptoms in Menopause
  • Pediatrics
    • Bacterial Pharyngitis
    • Constipation
    • Dental Health
    • Febrile Seizures
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Status Epilepticus
    • Turner Syndrome
  • Renal/Urology
    • Epididymitis
  • Toxicology/Addiction
    • Dialysis in Toxicology
    • Ethylene Glycol Toxicity
    • Organophosphate Toxicity
    • Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • Misc.
    • Classification of Recommendation and Level of Evidence Chart
New, expanded or updated nursing considerations in the following medical monographs:
  • Influenza Vaccine Recommendations: 2014-2015 Season
  • Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)
New or updated evidence-based practice:
  • Evidence-Based Practice Inquiries
  • Clinical Inquires
  • PURLs
  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations
15 new drugs:
  • Albiglutide, Ceritinib, Dalbavancin, Efinaconazole, Elosulfase Alfa, Ethiodized Oil, Florbetaben F-18, Omega-3-carboxylic acids, Phenylephrine/Ketorolac, Radium Ra 223 dichloride, Ramucirumab, Siltuximab, Umeclidinium, Vedolizumab, Vorapaxar
New indications/dosing forms for:
  • Atazanavir
  • Buprenorphine/Naloxone
  • Testosterone
  • Travoprost
Dosing updates and changes:
  • Clobetasol topical
  • Desloratadine
  • Mometasone
Drug Interactions Generator:
  • Interactions for new and existing drugs added
Medical Calculators:
  • White-Panjabi C-Spine Instability Calculator
  • Subaxial Injury Classification and Severity Score (SLICS) Calculator

 

PEPID Portable Drug Companion (PDC)

Drug Knowledgebase:
  • 15 new drugs:
    • Albiglutide, Ceritinib, Dalbavancin, Efinaconazole, Elosulfase Alfa, Ethiodized Oil, Florbetaben F-18, Omega-3-carboxylic acids, Phenylephrine/Ketorolac, Radium Ra 223 dichloride, Ramucirumab, Siltuximab, Umeclidinium, Vedolizumab, Vorapaxar
  • New indications/dosing forms for:
    • Atazanavir
    • Buprenorphine/Naloxone
    • Testosterone
    • Travoprost
  • Dosing updates and changes:
    • Clobetasol topical
    • Desloratadine
    • Mometasone
Drug Interactions Generator:
  • Interactions for new and existing drugs added
New or updated evidence-based medicine:
  • Evidence-Based Inquiries
  • Clinical Inquiries
  • PURLS
Medical Calculators:
  • White-Panjabi C-Spine Instability Calculator
  • Subaxial Injury Classification and Severity Score (SLICS) Calculator

 

PEPID for Patients

New and updated diseases and disorders:
  • Dermatology
    • Vitiligo
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
    • Dehydration
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypernatremia
    • Hypocalcemia
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hyponatremia
  • Gastroenterology
    • Acute Abdomen
  • Infectious Disease
    • Chagas Disease
  • Neurology
    • Anoxic Brain Damage
    • Tremor
  • Ophthalmology
    • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Otolaryngology
    • Swimmer's Ear
  • Pediatrics
    • Childhood-Onset Fluency Disorder
    • Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Psychiatry
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder
    • Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Rheumatology
    • Temporal Arteritis