Drugs & Diseases

Recent Drug Updates

  • vericiguat (Verquvo) FDA approves first soluble guanylate cyclase stimulators to reduce CV risk in patients with chronic heart failure
  • trastuzumab deuxtecan (Enhertu) FDA approves antibody-drug conjugate for HER2-positive gastric cancer
  • crizotinib (Xalkori) Tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved for ALK-positive anaplastic large-cell lymphoma in children and young adults

Slideshow Collections

  • When Jack Frost Bites: Hypothermia and Localized Cold Injury Hypothermia has dramatic effects on many physiologic processes and organ systems (eg, cardiovascular, neurologic). Exposure to low temperatures can also cause localized cold injuries. How can you best bring your patient in from the cold?
  • 8 Causes of Altered Mental Status in the Elderly Learn more about how to recognize and manage acute disorders, including COVID-19, that can cause changes in cognition or level of consciousness in the elderly.
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Facts and Misconceptions Seasonal affective disorder is not a discrete disease but reflects the seasonality of affective illness. It is part of a mood cycle that also includes mania. How can you best manage this cycle?
  • The Persistence of Trauma: PTSD Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs in survivors of natural disasters, crime victims, and other individuals who have experienced traumatic events in their lives. Do you know the symptoms?