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Noninvasive cardiac output monitoring

It would be unaffected by arrhythmia or fluctuating stroke volume or heart rate, useful in assessing physiologic responses to therapeutic measures, portable and inexpensive. ... Esophageal Doppler ultrasound-based cardiac output monitoring for real-time
April 2010

Several antimicrobial stewardship components improve outcomes, review finds

Empirical therapy according to guidelines, de-escalation of therapy, switch from intravenous to oral treatment, therapeutic drug monitoring, use of a list of restricted antibiotics, and bedside consultation all improved either ... Researchers found that
March 2016

Cultural differences complicate a terminal diagnosis

There are traditionally three exceptions to the usual requirement to inform the patient of her diagnosis and prognosis (informed consent): emergency, waiver and “therapeutic privilege.” In principle, “therapeutic privilege” may apply
April 2008

Hypertensive emergencies

Cherney. Reducing blood pressure is a therapeutic goal for all patients with emergencies but individual targets depend on the organ affected, said Dr.
October 2010

MKSAP quiz on ascites

Acetazolamide promotes bicarbonate excretion and is the best therapeutic option for this patient with hypervolemia because it ameliorates both the metabolic alkalosis and sodium overload.
February 2014

Warning issued on epidural steroid injections, new antiplatelet drug approved

A recall of INRatio2 PT/INR professional test strips by Alere due to complaints of patients who had a therapeutic or near therapeutic international normalized ratio (INR) with the test strip ... but a significantly higher INR (outside of therapeutic range
July 2014

Vital signs are vital: focus on fever

in. Modern accounts have also found a therapeutic use for cold temperatures in human beings. ... Modern advanced cardiovascular life support courses advocate therapeutic hypothermia for patients who require cardiopulmonary resuscitation after cardiac
March 2014

Dabigatran or warfarin?

It becomes therapeutic in 30 minutes to two hours, has a half-life of 12 to 17 hours, and requires no special dietary or lifestyle adjustments. ... Patients whose time in therapeutic range is below 50% with warfarin may be especially strong candidates
March 2011

Test yourself: Invasive procedures and complications

Warfarin, especially at therapeutic doses, is not recommended as a first choice for prophylactic use in medical patients. ... In addition, it would take several days before the INR reached the therapeutic target.
February 2011

MKSAP quiz on perioperative anticoagulation

D. Switch to therapeutic doses of low-molecular-weight heparin. E. No bridging agent is needed. ... individualized and bridging with therapeutic-dose LMWH or therapeutic dose intravenous UFH may be reasonable.
August 2014

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