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The ACOG released recommendations to help clinicians counsel adolescents about using contraception.
OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Candidiasis? What are the typical findings for this disease? This chapter will focus on the invasive presentations of Candidiasis seen in the hospital setting and their management. Candidiasis is a term that encompasses all infections caused by organisms in the genus Candida,which…
Thrombosis/embolism What every physician needs to know: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) refers to venous thrombosis involving the deep (deep venous thrombosis or DVT) or superficial vessels (superficial venous thrombosis or thrombophlebitis) of the upper and lower extremities and central venous vessels (e.g., inferior and superior vena cava) and pulmonary emboli (pulmonary embolism [PE]) that migrate to…
Hypercoagulable states What every physician needs to know about hypercoagulable states: In the broadest sense, a hypercoagulable state is any acquired or inherited condition that increases the risk of thromboembolism. It is important to remember that all three elements of Virchow’s triad, hypercoagulability, stasis and vessel wall disease, contribute to the pathogenesis of thromboembolism. The…
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A new American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement encourages clinicians to discuss emergency contraception options with teens during routine visits.
Nearly 87 million women face an unplanned pregnancy due to the underuse of contraception each year,.
OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Pathogen name and classification The Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a single stranded, positive sense, RNA virus belonging to the family Flaviviridae and is the only member of the genus Hepacivirus. What patients should be treated? The FDA approval of multiple direct-acting antiviral regimens for HCV has ushered…
Fycompa is indicated to treat partial-onset seizures in patients aged 12 years and older.
I. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: What Every Physician Needs To Know. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a disorder specific to the pulmonary arteries, resulting in an increase in pulmonary artery pressure (PAP), and pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR), leading to right ventricular (RV) dysfunction, right heart failure, and death. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) refers to elevated pressure in…