Acute kidney injury is characterized by a rapid loss in kidney function with or without changes in urine output.
Medication plus behavioral counseling increase the chance of smoking cessation post discharge.
This often-overlooked cause of high blood pressure can also lead to end-stage renal disease.
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.
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.
Primary malignant intraocular neoplasms are relatively rare, but they can be fatal if not treated promptly.
Certain fruits and vegetables can help prevent some age-related eye diseases.
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.
Clinicians have relied on short-term use of these high-risk agents for insomnia in the elderly.
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