University Of Michigan Health System
Reviews of Research on Health-Care Acquired Infections, Glucocorticoid Therapy in COPD, and Blood-Pressure Lowering in Intracerebral Hemorrhages
September 1, 2013
Also reviewed this month: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI), prophylactic penicillin and recurrent leg cellulitis, and universal ICU decolonization and MRSA, infection rates
How Should a Patient with Cocaine-Associated Chest Pain be Treated?
April 1, 2013
Treatment includes normalizing the toxic systemic effects of the drug and minimizing the direct ischemic damage to the myocardium
How Is SIADH Diagnosed and Managed?
July 1, 2011
KEY POINTS: Clinical assessment of volume status is often inaccurate. Acute symptomatic hyponatremia is treated with 3% hypertonic saline. Chronic hyponatremia is managed with fluid restriction and salt tablets. Vasopressin receptor antagonists might play a role in chronic hyponatremia management.
What Is the Best Treatment of an Adult Patient with Hypercalcemia of Malignancy?
January 2, 2011
A patient with hypercalcemia must have a systematic workup, with knowledge of other causes of hypercalcemia that could be present, irrespective of malignancy.