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Keep up with vaccine recommendations

Meanwhile, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has also updated recommendations for existing vaccines against pertussis and hepatitis B. ... He added that it is the second vaccine available that also prevents forms of cancer
September 2013

What does expensive care look like?

They develop blood stream infections, skin and muscle abscesses, AIDS and its complications, hepatitis C and its complications, cirrhosis of the liver with massive bellies and stick-like arms and legs.
August 2019

6 keys to managing the cirrhotic inpatient

Vaccinate for viral hepatitis.“ If somebody comes in and you notice they haven't been vaccinated for viral hepatitis, it's important to do that,” Dr. ... Young said. Check for immunity by looking for hepatitis B surface antibody and hepatitis A
July 2015

What do 400,000 deaths from medical errors look like from the inside of a hospital?

medications and end-stage liver failure from hepatitis C.
August 2019

Successful bariatric surgery requires planning, prep

This issue covers topics such as bariatric surgery, care for patients in an urban environment, and screening options for hepatitis C. ... Speaking of public health, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may be even more pervasive than reported, according to
January 2016

MKSAP Quiz: Joint pain, rash, and weakness

She has chronic genotype 1 hepatitis C viral infection. She takes no medication. ... Mixed cryoglobulinemia arising from chronic hepatitis C viral infection resolves after treatment and eradication of the virus.
June 2019

NAFLD treatment starts with weight loss, then other modes

Chronic hepatitis C may get a lot of press, but it isn't the most common chronic liver disease in the U.S. ... Torres, MD, told an audience of Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 attendees at her session,“ Evolving Paradigms in Chronic Hepatitis.”.
July 2016

Mindful medicine: Perils of diagnosing the physician-patient

The patient was a 44-year-old physician, working in the hepatitis section of the CDC. ... He further attributed the elevated ALT and AST to occupational exposure to hepatitis virus.
January 2009

New hot flash treatment approved, olmesartan label changed

A recall of one lot of Recombivax HB hepatitis B vaccine adult formulation by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp due to the potential for a limited number of cracked vials. ... The Abbott RealTime HCV Genotype II, the first test that identifies the genotype of
September 2013

Managing medication adherence

e.g., hepatitis C drugs that provide a cure but cost about $1,000 a pill), he said. ... Volpp said. "I think increasingly, you might see them used in cases like Sovaldi [sofosbuvir] for hepatitis C, where you have very expensive medications for a limited
March 2017

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