Clinicians must be able to recognize signs and symptoms of this potentially life-threatening condition.
Gastroparesis is a syndrome of delayed gastric emptying caused by factors other than mechanical obstructions in the stomach.
Pharmacists can oversee postprocedural treatment administered to prevent atrioesophageal fistula, a serious complication.
Liver cirrhosis is the end result of several mechanisms of liver inflammation caused by chronic liver disease, genetic disease, or autoimmune inflammation.
Many nonpsychiatric medications have the potential to cause neuropsychiatric events ranging from anxiety to psychosis.
Psychopathy is a serious personality disorder that can have significant negative effects both on individuals and on society.
It is often the behavioral symptoms associated with disease progression that lead to hospitalization.
This agent may be an alternative for patients with pain severe enough to require around-the-clock, long-term opioid therapy when other options are inadequate.
Five new molecular entities (riociguat, ibrutinib, obinutuzumab, coagulation factor XIII A-subunit [recombinant], collagenase clostridium histolyticum) that were recently approved by the FDA are discussed.
To effectively treat this skin condition, a healthcare professional must correctly identify the specific bacterium responsible.
New guidelines recommend chemoprevention (tamoxifen or raloxifene) for high-risk patients.
Surgical techniques are directed at decreasing pain, discomfort, and complications.
Approximately 20% of hospital readmissions in the first year posttransplant are due to infectious complications.
species are a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections and the second most common nosocomial bloodstream pathogen in the United States.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an inflammatory
disease of the lung characterized by progressive airflow limitation that
is not fully reversible.
Pharmacists are in a key position to ensure that appropriate infection control measures are followed.
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