Acute kidney injury is characterized by a rapid loss in kidney function with or without changes in urine output.
The most common infecting pathogens are Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Escherichia coli.
Given recent warnings and safety updates, pharmacists are ideally placed to advise patients concerning treatment with testosterone.
Medication plus behavioral counseling increase the chance of smoking cessation post discharge.
Urinary incontinence is an inability to control the physical, physiological, or functional factors involved in the process of urination that leads to an involuntary loss of urine.
Uremic pruritus (chronic itching in patients with chronic kidney disease) has a prevalence of 15% to 49% and impacts more than one-third of patients undergoing dialysis.
Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive respiratory disorder characterized by a scarring and thickening of the lining of the lungs that causes irreversible loss of ability to transport and exchange oxygen.
Over the last several decades, multiple studies have identified improper asthma rescue inhaler technique as a clinically important correlate of unstable disease and increased use of healthcare services.
Current advances have made dramatic improvements in patient quality of life and life expectancy.
The CDC recently updated the vaccination schedule for those aged >65 years.
Although pertussis is typically considered a childhood disease, rates of infection in adults and adolescents have risen, currently accounting for more than half of all reported cases.
Viral bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the lower respiratory tract, is a leading cause of acute illness and hospitalization in infants and children aged <2 years.
Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible visual impairment in the elderly.
Primary malignant intraocular neoplasms are relatively rare, but they can be fatal if not treated promptly.
Although there is no cure, numerous topical agents effectively reduce intraocular pressure.
Data are limited regarding which therapy most effectively entrains the circadian rhythm.
HIV ocular infections are becoming more common as HIV/AIDS continues to transition to a chronic disease.
These adverse events may or may not be related to the agent’s pharmacodynamics or pharmacokinetics.
Over the last several decades, the assessment and treatment of pain in children has become a standard of pediatric care.
Status epilepticus is a neurologic disorder that can lead to serious complications in children if it is not treated effectively.
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