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tPA and TNK Mix-ups: Clearing Up the Confusion

Patient deaths have been reported when healthcare providers confused tPA and TNK. Follow these suggestions to prevent any further mishaps.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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FDA Warns of Risk for Dosing Errors With Avycaz

Three reports of medication errors caused by confusion over the drug strength displayed on the label of the intravenous antibacterial combination ceftazidime-avibactam (Avycaz) prompts label change.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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A Novel Agent for Management of Agitated Delirium: A Case Series of Ketamine Utilization in the Pediatric Emergency Department.

A Novel Agent for Management of Agitated Delirium: A Case Series of Ketamine Utilization in the Pediatric Emergency Department. and here is the poster abstract with more information ( poster 43)  
prehospitalmed.com
about 4 years ago
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Testosterone Deficiency Focus of New Canadian Guidelines

New Canadian guidelines on the diagnosis and management of testosterone deficiency were developed in response to general confusion and controversy over how best to identify men with low levels of testosterone and treat it.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Delirium: prevention, diagnosis and management | Guidance and guidelines | NICE

Following the recent surveillance review which checks  the need to update CG103, this guideline should not be updated at this time. This guideline will be checked again for update at its scheduled time point according to the methods described here  
nice.org.uk
about 4 years ago
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"Breakthrough" Designation by FDA Leads to Confusion CME/CE

: A series of studies stress that "breakthrough" designation by the US Food and Drug Administration may confuse consumers and potentially overstate efficacy and safety of a drug.  
medscape.org
about 4 years ago
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annals-of-delirium-oct-2015.pdf

 
europeandeliriumassociation.com
about 4 years ago
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Study: Patients' Experiences of Delirium

Up to 90 percent of patients in the intensive care unit experience delirium and this can have a profound and lasting impact on them, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC).  
healthmanagement.org
about 4 years ago
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Quarter of patients think it’s fine to use friend or family member’s antibiotics, survey finds

Doctors have been urged to treat antibiotics as a “precious commodity” in the wake of a World Health Organization survey showing widespread confusion among the general public about their correct use.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Quarter of patients think it’s fine to use friend or family member’s antibiotics, survey finds

Doctors have been urged to treat antibiotics as a “precious commodity” in the wake of a World Health Organization survey showing widespread confusion among the general public about their correct use.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Quarter of patients think it’s fine to use friend or family member’s antibiotics, survey finds

Doctors have been urged to treat antibiotics as a “precious commodity” in the wake of a World Health Organization survey showing widespread confusion among the general public about their correct use.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Neural Deficit Progresses After Collagen Crosslinking for Keratoconus

Collagen crosslinking (CXL) treatment appears to halt the progression of keratoconus in young patients, but nerve disorientation persists, according to European investigators.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Risk Factors for Delirium After On-Pump Cardiac Surgery

Could certain factors predict the onset of postoperative delirium after cardiac surgery?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Ketamine for excited delirium

Dr. Jim Roberts says #ketamine is an ideal treatment for excited #delirium: https://t.co/Grz8yoP6f7 pic.twitter.com/CnqeNZ56P6— EmergncyMedicineNews (@EMNews) December 4, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js  
prehospitalmed.com
about 4 years ago
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Identifying and Treating Delirium in Older Patients in the ER

Dr Alan Jacobs reports on a study looking at identifying and treating delirium in older patients during transport and arrival at the emergency department.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Non-pregnant Women on Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

While most women understand that alcohol consumption during pregnancy can be harmful, this study suggests that social expectations and confusion over safe limits may influence their decisions.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Experience of the ICU for Patients Who Experienced Delirium

How do critically ill patients who have had delirium describe their experience in the ICU -- and what can clinicians do to help them cope with the after-effects?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Fears grow amid Brazil's Zika crisis - BBC News

An alarming mixture of confusion and fear is blighting the pregnancies of thousands of women across Brazil, writes David Shukman.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Benzodiazepines: No Dementia Risk?

A new study suggests that benzodiazepines do not raise dementia risk. But experts caution that these meds should still be avoided in older patients because of the risk for falls and confusion.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Lab Case 92 – Interpretation

Patient has features of Reynold’s pentad – Fever, Jaundice, abdominal pain, hypotension and confusion (Charcot’s triad – fever, abdominal pain and jaundice)  
emergucate.com
almost 4 years ago