Conference highlights growing HAI concerns
June 1, 2010
The Fifth Decennial International Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infections 2010, held in March in Atlanta, featured experts from several different fields discussing the significant prevalence of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and strategies that may be implemented to reduce their occu
How should a patient with a new-onset seizure be managed?
October 1, 2009
Case A 42-year-old man is brought to the hospital by his family after a reported seizure. The patient was found on the floor, unresponsive, and suffering convulsions lasting less than a minute. He suffered no apparent trauma before or during the event. He has no history of seizures.