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Teaching empathy in medicine, lessons from an IV drug abuser

I am proud of this vote. A 19-year-old female was sent to me to evaluate hepatitis C. ... Hepatitis C was not the immediate medical priority here. I felt that I was facing an individual who inhabited an alternative universe from mine.
November 2020

Easy ways to reduce cancer risk

Implementing widespread infant and childhood immunization programs targeting two viruses: Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Hepatitis B. ... Hepatitis C does not yet have a vaccine but early detection and treatment can prevent liver cancer.
November 2020

Internal Medicine Meeting 2017

Attendees learned about advances in therapy for hepatitis B. Convocation saw the recognition of newly minted Fellows and Masters of ACP.
June 2017

Bariatric surgery device linked to deaths

The manufacturer is supplying affected pharmacies with replacement droppers. Glecaprevir and pibrentasvir (Mavyret) to treat adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 through 6 with mild or no cirrhosis. ... The most common adverse
October 2017

Should doctors lie for patients?

The second patient asked me to write a note that he was at risk for Hepatitis B so that he could get the vaccine for free. ... Writing the note would be easy, but claiming that he faced risk of Hepatitis B infection would require some prevarication.
November 2020

Western meets eastern medicine, or yin meets yang

This may not be the case. Primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) has long been the #1 cancer in frequency in the world due to a high incidence of hepatitis, especially in ... Five people slept on one cot. No mystery why hepatitis and liver
November 2020

Who should get the liver transplant?

A 62-year-old prisoner has end stage liver disease from hepatitis C, contracted from prior intravenous drug use. ... Although the survival rate for a liver cancer transplant is reasonable, it is lower than for sober alcoholics or hepatitis C.
November 2020

Old Fangak, South Sudan, bedside ultrasound and other stuff

3. Abdominal pain in a person with known hepatitis B: Hepatitis B is unfortunately still quite common, and vaccination is not standard. ... One relatively young woman had been treated for hepatitis B but was having pain in her abdomen.
November 2020

Dialing it up to 11

influenza, hepatitis C, and Ebola viruses.”.
November 2020

How to perform a fecal transplant--why make this so very difficult?

Clearly the donor should be checked for body fluid transmitted diseases such as HIV and hepatitis, though a family donor of known low risk (a child, for instance) might safely be
November 2020

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