Alan Drabkin, MD

Alan Drabkin, MD, is a clinical editor for DynaMed, a database of comprehensive updated summaries ­covering more than 3,200 clinical topics, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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Stat Consult: Parenteral Nutrition Issues

Stat Consult: Parenteral Nutrition Issues

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Some include mechanical complications, central vascular access complications, and compatibility issues.

Stat consult: Sudden cardiac death

Stat consult: Sudden cardiac death

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Described as death within an hour of onset of any symptom

Stat consult: Intimate partner violence

Stat consult: Intimate partner violence

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Intimate partner violence was reported in over 30% of female psychiatric patients.

Stat consult: Head lice

Stat consult: Head lice

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Approximately 6 to 12 million head lice cases are diagnosed in the United States per year, primarily affecting elementary school children.

Stat consult: Minor burns

Stat consult: Minor burns

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The most common causes of minor superficial burns are sunburns and minor thermal injuries.

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