Febrile seizures are the most common seizure disorder of childhood.
It is imperative to recognize risk
factors and signs of overdose, as well as understand pharmacologic management strategies.
Lowering body temperature after cardiac arrest has been show to improve morbidity and mortality
The choice of agent depends upon individual preference,
prior treatment response, side-effect profiles, and patient medical
For optimal treatment, clinicians should implement
the most conservative therapies to prevent unnecessary additional risks
Young adults with diabetes
are at increased risk for developing psychiatric comorbidities,
including eating disorders, because of the complex nature of chronic
disease management as well as the effects of chronic disease on
Associations between shift work disorder and cancer, coronary artery
disease, and gastrointestinal disturbances have been established.
Pharmacists and other medical practitioners should carefully weigh the risks and benefits of this treatment approach, which has roots dating back centuries.
Each year, hip fractures contribute to more than 225,000
hospitalizations in Medicare recipients, and this number is expected to
double by the year 2040.
Many experts predict an epidemic of hip fractures as the population
ages, and the CDC estimates that the number could reach 650,000 annually
(1,800/day) by 2050.
Traditionally, detoxification products have been used to remove the
buildup of toxins thought to accumulate in the body through ingestion
Bisphosphonates, which are excreted via the kidneys, may accumulate in
patients with diminished renal function, and toxicity may occur.
A wealth of pharmaceutical information is available via the Web, although data must be critically evaluated prior to its use in
making treatment decisions.
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