There are many reasons for the occurrence of cognitive impairment in patients during hospitalization, and this impairment can have a long-term impact post discharge.
Patients should be monitored for increased intracranial pressure and seizure occurrence.
Differential diagnosis of a panic attack is critical to providing appropriate drug therapy.
QT-interval prolongation is estimated to occur in up to 10% of patients taking antiarrhythmic drugs with QT-prolonging potential.
New therapies prevent and reduce the duration and severity of swelling episodes.
Providing medication therapy management (MTM) for patients with diabetes presents many challenges.
This article discusses four new molecular entities (edoxaban, ceftazidime-avibactam, atazanavir-cobicistat, palbociclib) recently approved by the FDA.
In most patients, sarcoidosis improves on its own, but in about one-third of cases, it ultimately becomes a chronic condition that negatively affects the organs and overall quality of life.
Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors may cause an increased risk of falls and fractures.
Many options are available for patients experiencing symptomatic or bothersome manifestations.
Supplementation may help prevent fractures, but can also harm those with preexisting conditions.
Routine screening helps identify the disease in its early stages.
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.
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