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Cases from Brooke Army Medical Center

Treatment focuses on the prompt correction of hypovolemia and anemia, but in the absence of transfusion, other modalities such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy (where available) are considered.
March 2017

Listening in lieu of lecturing

Drs. Miller and Rollnick have taught motivational interviewing to a large number of people—most of whom work in nonmedical fields, such as social work and corrections—and those certified trainers
March 2008

With acute pancreatitis, time is of the essence

Both the ACP Smart Medicine module and the ACG guidelines note the need for pain management and the correction of any abnormalities in electrolytes.
January 2014

Test yourself: MKSAP quiz on hematology

Fresh frozen plasma is used when urgent correction is required. In this patient, the normal thrombin time and platelet count and elevated fibrinogen level are not suggestive of a diagnosis of
December 2011

Test yourself: Blood transfusions

The prednisone has not slowed the hemolysis, and the patient requires rapid correction of her oxygen- carrying capacity.
October 2008

Cases from the Seattle VA Hospital and the University of Washington

Treatment consists of removal of the offending agent and correction of electrolyte disturbances.
November 2014

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

Cases from Hennepin County Medical Center

Nonselective beta-blockade (e.g., propranolol) prevents further intracellular potassium shifting. Correction of the underlying hyperthyroidism is the definitive treatment.
September 2015

Hospital-acquired hyponatremia: Why are patients still dying?

Cerebral demyelination, a rare condition, has been reported in patients with chronic hyponatremia (>48 hours) who had an additional risk factor of liver disease or alcoholism, hypoxia, or correction in serum
February 2009

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

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