This issue also includes the Brief Case section, with cases from Emory Division of Hospital Medicine and Yale University School of Medicine, and an Expert Analysis about spontaneous heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
Albumin infusion improves outcomes of patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: a meta-analysis of randomized trials. ... Antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of bacterial infections in cirrhotic patients with gastrointestinal bleeding: a meta
What the hospitalist needs to know.
This month's issue includes a cover story on perioperative medication management, extensive coverage from Internal Medicine 2014, and an expert analysis of chemotherapy-induced hypersensitivity reactions. ... If you'd like to write an expert analysis
In suspected cases, acute titers for RMSF should be sent for analysis, including IgM antibody levels, at the start of antibiotic therapy.
For any suspected MAHA, a peripheral blood smear should be viewed by a hematologist or other expert. ... hemolytic uremic syndrome after antibiotic treatment of Escherichia coli O157:H7 enteritis: a meta-analysis.
history of prior infections, and. colonization with drug-resistant pathogens. Laboratory analysis should include a complete blood count with differential, a complete chemistry panel, liver function tests, at least 2 sets
EXPERT ANALYSIS. February 2020 • ACP Hospitalist 19. as a rise or fall in cardiac troponin levels with a peak value above the 99th percentile of the URL, caused by either acute ... 18-AOJL063A_expert-analysis-p18-20.indd 19 29/01/20 8:59 PM.
A case of a patient with ovarian cancer raises questions about how to respond when chemotherapy infusions cause adverse reactions.
Presentation, complications, diagnosis, and treatment are among the topics covered.