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Blood Cancer

What is acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)? This type of cancer begins in the blood and bone marrow or mediastinum. The abnormal cells interfere with the production of normal white cells that protect from infection and prevent bleeding.

ACUTE ASTHMA EXACERBATION

Inpatient Curriculum 2005­2006 ACUTE ASTHMA EXACERBATION Introduction In 1991, the first Expert Panel on the Management of Asthma published Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma.

ACUTE RENAL FAILURE

ACUTE RENAL FAILURE Glen E. Hastings, M.D. July 22, 2000. I. DEFINITION: Acute Renal Failure (ARF) is characterized by rapid deterioration of renal function leading to accumulation of crystalloid solutes, water and nitrogenous products.

CIGNA MEDICAL COVERAGE POLICY

Note: Continued coverage for inpatient acute rehabilitation requires regular documentation supporting significant progress toward treatment goals.

Acute Stroke

Acute Stroke ATrain Education, Inc. 707 459-1315 1 Acute Stroke 3.5 contact hours: $24 Authors: JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT

IDSA GUIDELINES

IDSA GUIDELINES International Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis and Pyelonephritis in Women: A 2010 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Kalpana Gupta,1 Thomas M. Hooton ...

Acute Arthritis

1 Case patient . A 52 year old man presents to the ED with two days of a painful left knee, limiting ambulation. He has no past medical history and takes no medications, but admits to frequent excessive alcohol use.

Acute Stroke: Evaluation and Treatment: Evidence Report ...

Evidence Report/Technology Assessment Number 127 Acute Stroke: Evaluation and Treatment Prepared for: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 540 Gaither Road Rockville, MD 20850 www.ahrq.gov Contract No. 290-02-0021 Prepared by : University of ...

Acute Pancreatitis in Children

Fact Sheet -Acute Pancreatitis in Children What is acute pancreatitis? Acute pancreatitis is irritation of the pancreas. Your child’s pancreas is an organ located in the upper

THE ACUTE SCROTUM

1 T HE A CUTE S CROTUM K EY W ORDS : Testis, epididymis, torsion, epididymitis, ischemia, tumor, infection, hernia L EARNING O BJECTIVES : At the end of medical school, the student should be able to: 1.