Continuing the focus on patients' heads, an Expert Analysis in this issue reviews when to order electroencephalography (EEG) and how to act on the results.
A meta-analysis of short-term antibiotic pro- phylaxis in this group of patients found significant improvement in infection rates and mortality (35). ... Recent guidelines recommend that. EXPERT ANALYSIS. ACPHOSPITALIST February 2014 19. MICROBIOLOGY AND
It reviews guidelines and expert advice on appropriate use of the drugs in the hospital, and it describes projects that some hospitals have put in place to get practice in line ... This issue also includes multiple examples of reader-submitted clinical
Finally, a cardiologist offers expert advice on handling hypertensive emergencies. ... care-perspectives.htm. Anemia, specifically how to use the anemia index to diagnose the causes of anemia, is the focus of an Expert Analysis.
Our readers have contributed a lot to this issue. We have an Expert Analysis offering advice on the diagnosis and treatment of subsegmental pulmonary embolism and a Perspectives piece covering what
Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2014; 13:25-43. [PMID: 23971903]. ). The authors suggested that this could be due to partial thromboplastin time (PTT) “confounding.”. ... Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2014; 13:25-43. [PMID: 23971903]. ). The PTT levels were elevated
Such reactions are common during. EXPERT ANALYSIS. CASE. A 51-year-old woman with relapsed epithelial ovarian cancer pres- ents to the clinic for cycle 7 of carboplatin/docetaxel.
In other clinical coverage, our expert analysis offers helpful advice on whether and how to use parenteral iron for treating preoperative iron deficiency anemia.
This month's Q&A and Expert Analysis focus on end-of-life care and subsegmental pulmonary embolism, respectively, and a Perspectives piece reviews.
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