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Acute Kidney Injury: An Overview 8/18/2015

Acute kidney injury is characterized by a rapid loss in kidney function with or without changes in urine output.
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Nicotine Replacement Therapy in the Hospitalized Patient 8/18/2015

Medication plus behavioral counseling increase the chance of smoking cessation post discharge.


The Role of Renal Artery Stenosis 8/18/2015

This often-overlooked cause of high blood pressure can also lead to end-stage renal disease.


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Uremic Pruritus Review 8/18/2015

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.

A Review of Pulmonary Fibrosis 7/20/2015

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.

Update on the Management of Bronchiolitis in Children 7/20/2015

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.

AIDS Patients at Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration 6/23/2015


An Overview of Eye Cancers 6/23/2015

Primary malignant intraocular neoplasms are relatively rare, but they can be fatal if not treated promptly.

Drug for Diabetes May Lower Heart Attack Risk in HIV Patients 6/23/2015


Melanoma Rates Rise Steeply in Children and Young Adults 6/23/2015


Nutrition and Eye Health at a Glance 6/23/2015

Certain fruits and vegetables can help prevent some age-related eye diseases.

Ocular Diseases in HIV Infection 6/23/2015

HIV ocular infections are becoming more common as HIV/AIDS continues to transition to a chronic disease.

Ophthalmic Toxicities of Systemic Drug Therapy 6/23/2015

These adverse events may or may not be related to the agent’s pharmacodynamics or pharmacokinetics.


Nanotechnology Identifies Brain Tumor Types in Animal Studies 6/22/2015


Assessment and Treatment of Pain in Children 5/15/2015

Over the last several decades, the assessment and treatment of pain in children has become a standard of pediatric care.

E-Cigarettes Growing in Popularity Among Teens 5/15/2015


Emergent Treatment of Status Epilepticus in Children 5/15/2015

Status epilepticus is a neurologic disorder that can lead to serious complications in children if it is not treated effectively.

Gene Places Young Leukemia Patients at Risk for Neuropathy 5/15/2015


High Radiotherapy Dose Improves Outlook for Children With Brain Cancer 5/15/2015


Nonbenzodiazepine Hypnotics and Their Association With Fall Risk and Fractures in the Elderly 5/15/2015

Clinicians have relied on short-term use of these high-risk agents for insomnia in the elderly.


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