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Topical Hemostats 11/17/2010

These agents are applied locally during surgery to stop blood flow. 

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Amitriptyline HCl 2%, Ketamine HCl 1%, and Lidocaine HCl 5% in PLO Gel

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Electromedical Modalities in Pain Management

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.



Epidural Anesthesia During Labor and Delivery

Epidural anesthetics are the most popular form of pain management currently chosen by the patient during labor in the United States.

Metrics to Define and Measure Quality Pain Management

Pain may be under-recognized in patients who have cognitive or sensory impairments or difficulties with language or speech; it is frequently undertreated in cognitively impaired patients.



Mechanical Heart Valves: Contraindication for Dabigatran Therapy

Aging can cause weak or stenotic valves. Dabigatran is more problematic than warfarin regarding side effects in patients with mechanical heart valves.



Heparin-Induced thrombocytopenia: An Update 10/21/2008

ABSTRACT: Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a transient, prothrombotic state.

Cytogenetics of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia 7/18/2008

ABSTRACT: Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a myeloproliferative disorder characterized by a translocation between chromosomes 9 and 22, forming the Philadelphia (Ph) chromosome.

Sickle Cell Disease 12/20/2007

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an all-encompassing term used to describe multiple hemoglobinopathy genotypes, including sickle cell anemia (SCA), sickle-hemoglobin C disease, and beta-thalassemia.

The Anemia Meter 10/18/2007

Iron deficiency, the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide, varies in prevalence according to age, race, and sex ( Table 1 ).

Iron Deficiency Anemia: A Closer Look 8/20/2007

Iron deficiency anemia, a microcytic anemia, is the most prevalent deficiency condition in the world.

A Review of Unfractionated Heparin and Its Monitoring 7/13/2007

Heparin is one of the oldest drugs currently in widespread clinical use.

The CoaguChek S System 2/20/2007

Warfarin sodium (Coumadin) is one of the most widely used anticoagulants in the United States .

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