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Internal Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines

(8 days ago) Short-Course Antibiotic Prescribing Clinical Practice Guidelines (ACP, 2021) 2021 clinical practice guidelines on appropriate short-course antibiotics in common infections from the American College of Physicians, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Parathyroid Imaging Clinical Practice Guidelines (EANM, 2021) 2021 clinical practice

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Saint Louis University School of Medicine

(7 days ago) Steering Committee. George T. Griffing, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine Dr. Griffing's clinical interests include endocrinology with an emphasis in diabetes. He serves as Editor-In-Chief of the Medscape Reference Internal Medicine section and has written topics on Acquired partial lipodystrophy

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Pill Identifier (Drug & Pill Finder)

(6 days ago) Pill Identifier. Pill. Identifier. Medscape's Pill Identifier helps you to ID generic and brand name prescription drugs, OTCs, and supplements. Search from over 10,000 tablets and capsules by imprint, color, shape, form, and scoring. Once a medication is selected, you will be able to: Verify drug name, strength, and detailed pill characteristics.

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Baylor College of Medicine

(Just Now) Baylor College of Medicine. Medscape Reference and Baylor College of Medicine have formed a partnership to develop reference articles covering key areas of medicine including pathology and laboratory medicine. The articles review the essentials of these subjects and feature insights from key thought leaders affiliated with the medical school

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Drexel University College of Medicine

(Just Now) Dr. Schindler's special interests lie in medical education, addiction medicine, geriatric psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. Dr. Schindler is the executive coordinator of Drexel's partnership with Medscape. Dr. Smolen directs the development and implementation of educational technology at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr.

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Ritalin, Concerta (methylphenidate) dosing, indications

(9 days ago) ozanimod increases toxicity of methylphenidate by sympathetic (adrenergic) effects, including increased blood pressure and heart rate. Avoid or Use Alternate Drug. Because the active metabolite of ozanimod inhibits MAO-B in vitro, there is a potential for serious adverse reactions, including hypertensive crisis.

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Jardiance (empagliflozin) dosing, indications

(6 days ago) COMMON BRAND NAME (S): Jardiance. USES: Empagliflozin is used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems.

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Otomycosis: Diagnosis and treatment.

(6 days ago) Otomycosis: Diagnosis and treatment. Aspergillus and Candida spp are the most frequently isolated fungi in patients with otomycosis. The diagnosis of otitis externa relies on the patient's history, otoscopic examination under microscopic control, and imaging studies. Direct preparation of the specimens, particularly with optical brighteners

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Yale School of Medicine

(8 days ago) Sukru H. Emre, MD, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Chief Section of Transplantation and Immunology, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, Director, Yale-New Haven Transplant Center Dr. Emre is an expert in adult and pediatric liver transplantations.

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Luvox (fluvoxamine) dosing, indications, interactions

(Just Now) ozanimod. ozanimod increases toxicity of fluvoxamine by sympathetic (adrenergic) effects, including increased blood pressure and heart rate. Avoid or Use Alternate Drug. Because active metabolite of ozanimod inhibits MAO-B in vitro, there is potential for serious …

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Kerendia (finerenone) dosing, indications, interactions

(3 days ago) clotrimazole. clotrimazole will increase the level or effect of finerenone by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism. Modify Therapy/Monitor Closely. Monitor serum potassium during initiation and dosage adjustment of either finererone or moderate CYP3A4 …

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Hydralazine dosing, indications, interactions, adverse

(5 days ago) Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for hydralazine, frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information.

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Internal Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines

(Just Now) 2020 clinical practice guidelines from the European Society for Emergency Medicine on the pharmacologic treatment of acute pain in emergency settings. 2020 guidelines by the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society for biochemical monitoring and micronutrient replacement in patients undergoing bariatric surgery.

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Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of

(6 days ago) PARTICIPANTS: A multidisciplinary, multispecialty task force of experts in critical care medicine was convened from the membership of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. In addition, international experts in endocrinology were invited to participate.

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Pepcid AC, Zantac 360 (famotidine) dosing, indications

(4 days ago) 10mg (Pepcid AC, generic) 20mg (Pepcid AC) Peptic Ulcer. 1-17 years: 0.25 mg/kg IV q12hr or 0.5 mg/kg PO at bedtime; may increase to 1 mg/kg once daily at bedtime or 0.5 mg/kg twice daily for up to 8 weeks; not to exceed 40 mg/day. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. <3 months: 0.5 mg/kg PO once daily; may increase to 1 mg/kg once daily for up to

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Spiriva (tiotropium) dosing, indications, interactions

(9 days ago) Medscape - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) dosing for Spiriva (tiotropium), frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information.

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BuSpar (buspirone) dosing, indications, interactions

(9 days ago) Grapefruit can increase the chance of side effects with this medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it …

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Emergency Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines

(9 days ago) Emergency Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines - 2021 Midyear Review Stay current with new guidelines and recommendations. Evaluation of Head Trauma Clinical Practice Guidelines (ACR, 2021) 2021 guidelines for evaluation of head trauma from the American College of Radiology (ACR)

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Laboratory Medicine Medscape Reference

(1 days ago) Laboratory Medicine articles covering reference range, interpretation, collection, and panels. Laboratory Medicine reference with discussion of indications and applications.

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Vancocin (vancomycin) dosing, indications, interactions

(Just Now) SIDE EFFECTS: Pain, redness, and tenderness at the injection site may occur. If this medication is injected too fast, a condition known as "red man syndrome" may occur. Tell your doctor promptly if you have symptoms such as flushing of the upper body, dizziness, or muscle pain/spasms of …

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Olumiant (baricitinib) dosing, indications, interactions

(4 days ago) measles, mumps, rubella and varicella vaccine, live. Serious - Use Alternative (1) baricitinib decreases effects of measles, mumps, rubella and varicella vaccine, live by immunosuppressive effects; risk of infection. Avoid or Use Alternate Drug. Avoid use of live vaccines with baricitinib.

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Internal Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines

(Just Now) Internal Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines - 2019 Year in Review Stay current with new guidelines and recommendations. Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019) 2018 guidelines by the American Society of Hematology on the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism, endorsed by the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2019.

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Vraylar (cariprazine) dosing, indications, interactions

(2 days ago) 1.5 mg PO qDay initially; may increase to 3 mg/day on Day 2. Depending upon clinical response and tolerability, further dose adjustments can be made in 1.5 to 3-mg increments; dosing range is 1.5-6 mg PO qDay. Dosages >6 mg/day do not confer increased effectiveness sufficient to outweigh dose-related adverse reactions.

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Gibson's theory of affordances and situational awareness

(6 days ago) Methods: This qualitative research used in situ simulation and a theoretical sampling of six day and overnight shift clinical teams (n = 34) from three departments in an urban hospital in New York City: pediatric medicine, emergency medicine, and internal medicine.

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A controlled trial of Chinese herbal medicine for

(6 days ago) Herbal medicine and placebo were provided sequentially for a period of three months. There were significant differences (p < 0.01) in scores after three months of treatment between Chinese herbal medicine and placebo in premenstrual physical and psychological symptoms, depression, anxiety and anger favoring herbal medicine, but with no

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Family Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines

(8 days ago) Stay current with new guidelines and recommendations. Clinical Practice Guidelines on Emergency Pharmacologic Acute Pain Management (EUSEM, 2020) 2020 clinical practice guidelines from the European Society for Emergency Medicine on the pharmacologic …

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Flomax (tamsulosin) dosing, indications, interactions

(Just Now) Indicated for treatment of signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) 0.4 mg PO qDay; take 30 minutes after same meal each day. If inadequate response after 2-4 weeks, may increase to 0.8 mg qDay. If therapy interrupted or discontiniued for several days, resume at 0.4 mg/day and increase if …

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[Systematic review and Meta-analysis on efficacy and

(6 days ago) Meta-analysis showed that, in reducing traditional Chinese medicine symptom score, Liujunzi Decoction combined with conventional Western medicine or Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate Powder for Inhalation was superior to conventional Western medicine or Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate Powder for Inhalation alone.

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Fast Five Quiz: Precision Medicine in Cancer

(1 days ago) Authors and Disclosures Author(s) Winston W. Tan, MD. Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School; Consultant and Person-in-Charge of Genitourinary Oncology-Medical Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville; Vice Chairman, Division of Hematology/Oncology Education, Chair, Cancer Survivorship Program, …

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Fast Five Quiz: Precision Medicine in Cancer

(1 days ago) The evolution of the treatment landscape for NSCLC marks a shift in precision medicine.Historically, platinum-based doublets were chosen for every patient. Now during diagnosis, all patients with metastatic NSCLC should undergo molecular testing measuring EGFR, ALK, ROS1, PD-L1, NRTK, BRAF, and KRAS codon 12 to help determine whether a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) should …

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DDAVP, Stimate (desmopressin) dosing, indications

(7 days ago) Intranasal (DDAVP) Indicated as antidiuretic replacement therapy in the management of central cranial diabetes insipidus and for management of the temporary polyuria and polydipsia following head trauma or surgery. 10-40 mcg (0.1-0.4 mL) qDay, either as a single dose or divided into 2 or 3 doses; usual dose is 20 mcg (0.2 mL) qDay in 2 divided

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Review on shilajit used in traditional Indian medicine.

(6 days ago) ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Shilajit is a multi-component natural occurring mineral substance used in Ayurveda and Siddha systems of medicine which originated in India. Its source can be traced to the mountainous regions, where the hilly tribes first identified its beneficial use. Shilajit is aptly referred to as 'rasayana'/'rasayanam' in

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Cogentin (benztropine) dosing, indications, interactions

(3 days ago) Drug-Induced Extrapyramidal Disorders. 1-2 mg IV/IM/PO q8-12hr; titrate gradually at 0.5 mg increments at 5-6 day intervals based on response and tolerability; not to exceed 6 mg/day; reevaluate after 1-2 weeks; may reinitiate therapy if symptoms recur. Acute dystonia: 1-2 mg IV, then 1-2 mg PO once or twice daily for 7-28 days to prevent

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Suprax (cefixime) dosing, indications, interactions

(8 days ago) oral suspension. 100mg/5mL. 200mg/5mL. 500mg/5mL. Acute Bronchitis & Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis. <6 months: Safety and efficacy not established. 6 months-12 years, ≤45 kg: 8 mg/kg/day PO in single daily dose or divided q12hr. >12 years, >45 kg: 400 mg/day PO in single daily dose or divided q12hr. Otitis Media.

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Internal Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines

(8 days ago) 2020 clinical guidelines on uncomplicated recurrent UTI by the American Urological Association (AUA), Canadian Urological Association (CUA), and Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) 2020 guidelines by the International Society of Hypertension on the

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Precision Medicine in EGFR Mutation-Positive Advanced NSCLC

(3 days ago) Precision Medicine in. EGFR. Mutation-Positive Advanced NSCLC. Giorgio V. Scagliotti, MD, PhD. Disclosures. March 11, 2021. EGFR mutation-positive advanced non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), which accounts for between 40% and 80% of NSCLC cases, was the first beneficiary of precision medicine in the field of thoracic oncology.

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Albert Einstein Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine

(9 days ago) Steering Committee. Glenn Eiger, MD, Program Director and Associate Chairman, Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center His areas of expertise include pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Dr. Eiger is the executive coordinator of Albert Einstein's partnership efforts on …

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Sham manual medicine protocol for cervical strain

(6 days ago) OBJECTIVE: To describe the development of a sham manual medicine protocol. SETTING: An academic physical medicine and rehabilitation clinic. PARTICIPANTS: Twenty-six persons with cervical tender points were included in the pilot study. Exclusion criteria entailed cervical disk herniations or diskitis, cancer, current incarceration, or any

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Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) dosing, indications, interactions

(3 days ago) Contraindications. Active HBV infection. History of life-threatening infusion reaction to ocrelizumab. Cautions. Infusion reactions (eg, pruritus, rash, urticaria, erythema, bronchospasm, throat irritation, oropharyngeal pain, dyspnea, pharyngeal or laryngeal edema, flushing, hypotension, pyrexia, fatigue, headache, dizziness, nausea, tachycardia) may occur; monitor during treatment and at

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Polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis of genital herpes

(6 days ago) METHODS: We studied 236 patients presenting with clinical features suggestive of genital herpes at an inner city genitourinary medicine clinic. Two swabs were taken from each patient. Cell culture and typing were performed by standard methods.

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