November 2007 10 11 Issue of Clinical Advisor

November 2007 10 11 Issue of Clinical Advisor

Drug Updates from MPR

Selzentry- Antiretroviral slows advance of HIV

Indication: HIV-1 infection in treatment-experienced adults infected with only CCR5-tropic HIV-1 detectable, who have evidence of viral replication and HIV-1 strains resistant to multiple antiretrovirals.

Cover Feature

Cellulitis in the face of antibiotic resistance

Before prescribing empiric therapy, make sure you know the organisms most likely to be involved and the resistance patterns in your area.

Working up the patient with proteinuria

Urinalysis reveals the presence of calcium oxalate crystals and/or protein.

Clinical Feature

How to recognize and diagnose child abuse

Every injury presents the possibility that it was inflicted. Primary-care clinicians are the front line of defense for these most vulnerable patients.

Office evaluation of the febrile child

Parents are usually alarmed, but most of the time, you'll be able to send the child home. Here are the steps needed to nail down ...

Dermatologic Look-Alikes

Alternative Meds Update

Stat Consult

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