Treatment of alcohol intoxication and withdrawal in teens mimics that of adults.
Compared with term infants, premature infants have higher rates of
morbidity and mortality, especially those who are extremely preterm.
Febrile seizures are the most common seizure disorder of childhood.
The incidence of SIDS underwent a dramatic decrease between 1994 and
2001; since that time, however, it has reached a plateau, and SIDS
continues to be a significant cause of infant mortality.
The occurrence of invasive aspergillosis, a fatal systemic fungal
infection, has increased drastically over the past few decades, and the
death toll has risen by more than 300%.
In more than 20% of cases, the etiology of this life-threatening disorder is unknown.
It is imperative to recognize risk
factors and signs of overdose, as well as understand pharmacologic management strategies.
The option to self-administer pain medication is often not offered to the elderly.
Approximately 60% to 80% of amputees
develop this debilitating condition, which is often misdiagnosed.
Hydrocephalus is caused by a variety of
disorders and disease states, thus making it complex to define and
Lowering body temperature after cardiac arrest has been show to improve morbidity and mortality
Discharge support and rapid postdischarge follow-up are important for patients with this cardiovascular disorder.
Cardiac asthma is
commonly mistaken for bronchial asthma since both conditions have
similar symptoms and timing.
Generalized convulsive status epilepticus, a neurologic
emergency requiring immediate medical attention, has a reported fatality
rate of up to 30% to 40% after diagnosis.
There are benefits and risks associated with prostate screenings and repeat biopsies. Once a decision has been made to move forward with
screenings, however, the PROGENSA PCA3 Assay is a practical choice because it
helps to minimize these associated risks.
Achieving cerebral reperfusion within 90 minutes of a stroke event is optimal.
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