Two patients present with similar rashes, one affecting a patient’s shin and the other in the interscapulararea and upper back.
During the 2 hours that the patient had been in the emergency department, she was examined by a physician once, 30 minutes after her arrival.
In the United States, less than one-quarter of women eligible for bone mineral density testing are screened, leaving many women at risk for fractures.
The neuroprotective effects of hypothermia, and the treatments currently available for rewarming, give patients an excellent chance of neurologically intact survival despite prolonged cardiac arrest times.
Long-acting reversible contraception, such as hormonal and non-hormonal intrauterine devices (IUDs) and hormonal implants, have been proven safe and effective for adolescent patients.