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Coding Corner

Distinguishing between stroke and TIA requires taking into consideration various definitions, including cerebral infarction, cerebral hemorrhage, aborted stroke, impending stroke and TIA.
April 2009

Handheld hematoma scanner, new indication for pneumonia vaccine approved

Drug labels for simvastatin products (Zocor, Vytorin) have been updated to reflect this correction.
March 2012

Overanticoagulation management guidelines effective in very elderly

Those with an INR of 9 or above and no bleeding should receive doses no greater than 5 mg, they noted, “in order to avoid over-correction.”.
June 2011

MKSAP quiz on ascites

The absence of neurologic findings suggests that this patient's hyponatremia is chronic, and rapid correction is therefore not indicated. ... Hypertonic (3%) saline is only indicated in the presence of neurologic symptoms or for correction of
February 2014

Test yourself: Insulin management

A regimen of neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin twice daily will likely improve glycemic control but is not as easily titratable as a basal-bolus correction and does not provide for ... Sliding scale regular insulin has been associated with
April 2011

Large recall of sodium bicarbonate and other injectables

A worldwide field correction of certain intra-aortic balloon pumps due to a potential electrical test failure code.Due to a complaint that was linked with a patient death due to
September 2017

Wavy lines: EEGs in the hospital

However, in patients with persistently altered mental status despite maximal medical therapy and correction of underlying toxic-metabolic derangements, EEG becomes the test of choice, along with neuroimaging.
June 2016

MKSAP quiz on gastroenterology

In addition to glucose control and correction of electrolytes, which of the following is the most appropriate next step in the management of this patient? ... Management of an ileus is generally supportive, including the discontinuation of any
February 2012

Walking the tightrope of medical necessity

inpatient care, the status can be changed if the hospital follows the required steps for making the correction.
December 2009

Is it observation or inpatient?

observation.” That correction was easily made—total joints are always inpatient and a change to the physician's electronic pathway fixed the problem—but Dr.
November 2009

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