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How do you treat HIT?

On a recent post (When are you concerned about HIT?), we reviewed what you do when suspecting Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). Recall, we talked about the mechanism, the clinical presentation, the risk factors, risk stratification and the workup. 839 more words

Hematology/Oncology

When are you concerned about HIT?

You are reviewing your morning labs and the platelet count is awfully low. You start working through your differentials for thrombocytopenia and as you go through your list, you consider… 647 more words

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How do you manage C. Difficile Infections?

Diagnosis

Q. When do you suspect a Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI)?

  • Symptoms of unexplained and new onset ≥3 unformed stools in 24 hours plus high clinical suspicion.
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Infectious Disease

How are we managing Asthma in 2019?

  • A study published in NEJM May 2019, Controlled Trial of Budesonide-Formoterol as Needed for Mild Asthma, contributed to a major change in the Global Initiative of Asthma (GINA) recommendations.
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What are we sharing?

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

— Albert Schweitzer…

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