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.
There are simple measures that patients can undertake in order to prevent or treat foot pain.
foot disease is a spectrum of disorders involving the cutaneous,
soft-tissue, and osseous structures of the foot.
2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association
Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol takes an evidence-based
approach that stresses the reduction of cardiovascular risk.
Pediatric patients with nephrotic syndrome have increased
glomerular filtration barrier permeability, resulting in clinical
features such as proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, edema, and dyslipidemia.
Pharmacists are involved in strategies to reduce readmissions and improve patient outcomes.
Updated guidelines for management and postexposure prophylaxis were recently released.
This sensor-augmented pump monitors moment-to-moment glucose changes.
IV empirical therapy with both gram-positive and gram-negative coverage is recommended.
a type of aseptic meningitis, is the most common form; it accounts for
about 50% of meningitis-related hospitalizations in the United States,
but most cases are self-limiting.
Overdose and misuse may lead to acute liver failure.
Pain specialists can now prescribe treatments that attack
moderate-to-severe chronic pain using targeted electromedical
modalities, such as spinal cord stimulators, electroanalgesic delivery
systems, and pulsed radiofrequency therapies.
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