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
What the hospitalist needs to know.
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While previous studies have suggested that bicarbonate solutions are superior to saline solutions, a recent meta-analysis showed no difference when the most up-to-date studies are included.
Last but not least, our Expert Analysis covers cholesterol embolism syndrome.
Presentation, complications, diagnosis, and treatment are among the topics covered.
Primary immunodeficiency diseases: an update on the classification from the international union of immunological societies expert committee for primary immunodeficiency. ... Flow cytometric analysis evaluating CD40L and CD40 expression would have been
In our latest Expert Analysis, Michael L. Moritz, MD, and Juan Carlos Ayus, FACP, offer tips for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of this life-threatening disorder.
In suspected cases, acute titers for RMSF should be sent for analysis, including IgM antibody levels, at the start of antibiotic therapy.
This issue also includes two of our regular reader-written clinical features: Brief Case, with cases from Emory Division of Hospital Medicine and Yale University School of Medicine, and Expert Analysis,