New to Meducation?
Sign up
Already signed up? Log In

Category

Preview
1
9

Hepatitis A

 
youtube.com
about 3 years ago
Preview
0
7

SHOCK LIVER AFTER CARDIAC ARREST

Interesting paper in AJEM. Hypoxic hepatitis (HH), ‘shock liver’, is defined as an increase in serum aminotransferase levels (20 times the upper normal level) after respiratory or circulatory failure. It is commonly seen in critical illness and after cardiac arrest. In ICU patients HH has been associated with poor outcomes but little is known about what it means in ROSC patients.  
scancrit.com
over 3 years ago
Preview
0
3

Are CDC Hepatitis Screening Recommendations Effective? CME/CE

: Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for one-time hepatitis C virus screening in those born from 1945-1965 without risk factors might miss one-quarter of infections.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
Preview
0
7

Pentoxifylline Is Ineffective for Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis

Should patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis receive pentoxifylline? New research answers whether this drug reduces mortality and need for liver transplant.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
Preview
0
2

Hepatitis Awareness Month and Testing Day — May 2016 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 3 years ago
Preview
0
1

HCV a Risk Factor for Anti-TB Drug Induced Liver Injury

What are the risk factors associated with anti-tuberculosis drug-induced liver injury in patients with chronic viral hepatitis?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
Preview
0
1

Early Liver Transplantation for Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis

Early liver transplantation may be another therapeutic option for severe alcoholic hepatitis, particularly for those patients who did not respond to standard medical therapy.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
Preview
0
1

Deciding on the Best Treatment in Patients With Hepatitis B

Recent recommendations and their impact on the management of patients with hepatitis B, including immune-tolerant hepatitis B, immune-active hepatitis B, and inactive chronic hepatitis, are reviewed.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
Preview
0
8

Location, location, location - INTENSIVE

A 25-year-old man was admitted to ICU post PEA arrest from haemorrhagic shock, following an assault and penetrating injuries to his right thigh and scrotum. In ICU he develops ischaemic hepatitis secondary to hypoxia, coagulopathy and acute kidney injury. He requires inotropic support, CVVHDF and repeat blood product transfusions.  
intensiveblog.com
over 3 years ago
Preview
0
4

International Conference on Viral Hepatitis (ICVH) 2016

International Conference on Viral Hepatitis (ICVH) 2016: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ICVH 2016.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
Preview
0
1

Hep B Cure Talks, Hep C Treatment Gaps Lead Conference

Experts from around the world will share intelligence about the treatment of hepatitis B and C at the International Conference on Viral Hepatitis.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
Preview
0
1

New Jersey Hospital Patients Told of Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure

More than 200 people treated at a New Jersey medical center may have been exposed to HIV or hepatitis B or C because of a former employee accused of tampering with drugs, the hospital said on Thursday.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
Preview
0
0

Antiviral Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis E

Does the latest research recommend ribavirin monotherapy as an effective and relatively safe treatment for patients with chronic hepatitis E?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
Preview
0
0

Alcoholic Hepatitis and HCV Interactions in Liver Disease

Alcoholic liver disease and chronic HCV infection together are the most common causes of liver disease, and can promote rapid disease progression. How should patients with these concurrent diseases be treated?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
Preview
2
32

Hepatitis B and C testing: people at risk of infection | Guidance and guidelines | NICE

The guidance is for commissioners and providers of public health services, hepatitis testing and treatment services and laboratory services for hepatitis B and C testing. It is also for local organisations providing services for children and adults at increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection, including those in the NHS, local authorities, prisons, immigration removal centres and drugs services, and for voluntary sector and community organisations working with people at increased risk.  
nice.org.uk
about 4 years ago
Preview
0
0

Transient Elastography in Assessing Liver Fibrosis

What does the latest research tell us about the effectiveness of transient elastography to assess liver fibrosis in patients with chronic viral hepatitis?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
Preview
0
0

NICE approval of new hepatitis drug could result in £700m bill for NHS

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved another treatment for hepatitis C, presenting NHS England with a dilemma over how to pay for it.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
Preview
0
0

NICE approval of new hepatitis drug could result in £700m bill for NHS

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved another treatment for hepatitis C, presenting NHS England with a dilemma over how to pay for it.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
Preview
0
0

NICE approval of new hepatitis drug could result in £700m bill for NHS

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved another treatment for hepatitis C, presenting NHS England with a dilemma over how to pay for it.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
Preview
0
5

Traveling Americans at Risk for Hepatitis A, Measles

Fewer than half of people who had a CDC pretravel healthcare visit got the MMR vaccine before their trip, study says. A 2nd study reports a hepatitis outbreak among unvaccinated Americans in Mexico.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago