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The hospital of the future

The patient was very angry because she had been to our hospital many times before and she wondered, ‘Why didn't we know that she had a latex allergy?’ The fact ... The screen would have introduced the nurse to the patient and alerted the nurse to the
August 2011

How hospitalists handle the history

The E&M “past history” is, in actual practice, subdivided into categories such as allergies, medications, immunizations, operations, hospitalizations and/or history of active and inactive past medical problems and conditions ... Make notations
March 2012

Primary immunodeficiency diseases in adults

Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2009;9:347-52. [PMID: 19671377]. ). The presentations are often complex and variable. ... Dr. Kuo is a clinical instructor in pediatric allergy and immunology at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and Dr.
October 2014

Diagnosis and management of chemotherapy-induced hypersensitivity reactions

Dr. Braskett is an assistant professor of clinical immunology and allergy and Dr. ... Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009;102:179-87; quiz 187-9, 222. [PMID: 19354063].
June 2014

ACC releases decision pathway for periop anticoagulation in nonvalvular afib

When bridging, clinicians should consider creatinine clearance, heparin allergy or recent heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, and risk of stroke and bleeding to determine whether to administer therapeutic unfractionated heparin or
January 2017

Central lines, IV solutions, test strips recalled

The device should not be used on infected wounds or in patients with allergies to bovine collagen or chondroitin.
April 2016

MKSAP quiz on dermatology

She has no fever. She has no known drug allergies. Medications are epoetin alfa, lisinopril, metoprolol, nifedipine, sevelamer, and daily aspirin. ... The use of hypoallergenic sheets is not an appropriate therapy because miliaria is not a manifestation
December 2012

Penicillin skin testing de-escalated antibiotic prescribing, saved patients money

Among patients with reported penicillin allergy, nearly all had a negative result, which was associated with increased use of penicillin or cephalosporin and hundreds of dollars of cost savings compared to ... The authors emphasized that penicillin skin
March 2019

Catch them if you can

In addition to a sternotomy scar, he claimed to have a contrast allergy, metal in his body preventing an MRI and a congenital heart defect.
September 2012

A new era of pneumonia management

For patients who have documented allergies or contraindications to both macrolides and fluoroquinolones, a third option is combination therapy with a beta-lactam and doxycycline.
January 2020

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