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Home care vs. SNF, sepsis mortality

Penicillin skin testing in patients with self-reported allergy was associated with immediate antimicrobial de-escalation in the majority of patients who tested negative, which led to a significant increase in ... The authors emphasized that penicillin
July 2019

PPIs associated with fractures, IV meds pulled

A recall of all lots of four PediaCare children's products (Multi-Symptom Cold, Long Acting Cough, Decongestant, and Allergy and Cold) because a recent FDA inspection found serious problems at
August 2010

Caring for inpatients with chronic diseases from childhood

One section of the plan, devoted to emergency care, highlights not only allergies, but also the reasons why the child typically needs urgent treatment, Dr.
November 2012

Get the most out of your radiologist

Risks include allergies, which are more common with CT than MRI. ... The nature of the allergy and of the current condition should drive decision making about whether and when to scan (for example, after preparing for an allergic reaction with medication)
July 2017

Allergic reactions in the hospital

Treatment of an allergy can pose additional risks as well. Allergic reactions severe enough to require hospitalization generally fall into one of two categories. ... The diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis practice parameter: 2010 update. J Allergy
September 2012

The power of respect

They want to learn too! Respect drug allergies. Be meticulous about allergy documentation. ... Get the details of allergies and make sure you document newly diagnosed allergies and their manifestations in the medical record (and on the patient's wrist
September 2013

Keeping track of mistakes that don't happen

The majority of near-misses in the pilot phase were communication issues—cases where a covering team was unaware of an allergy, or unaware that a patient had already been started
April 2008

New guidelines for hospitals' antibiotic stewardship programs

Weak recommendations were issued in favor of alternative dosing strategies for broad-spectrum beta-lactams and allergy assessments and penicillin skin testing for patients with a history of beta-lactam allergy.
April 2016

Approvals of drugs to treat seizures, chronic hepatitis C virus infection, depression

Triamcinolone acetonide (Nasacort Allergy 24HR) for over-the-counter (OTC) treatment of nasal allergy symptoms (nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy nose). ... It is the first glucocorticoid made available OTC for treatment of nasal allergies
February 2014

Cases from Saint Louis University Hospital

This patient's diagnosis was anaphylaxis to alpha-gal (meat allergy), which has a unique history. ... Unlike protein-induced food allergies that begin in childhood, alpha-gal allergy is more prominent in adults.
September 2016

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