ECG Challenge: Heart Racing and Cellulitis ECG Challenge: Heart Racing and Cellulitis
A patient with diabetes is admitted for cellulitis, and his heart is racing. What ' s going on?Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 20, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Case Challenge Source Type: news
An ischemic complication of a snake bite: case report - Shrestha G, Dhungana R, Neupane A, Pokharel A, Rajbhandari S.
INTRODUCTION AND IMPORTANCE: Snakebite is a common type of animal bite injury worldwide. The local effect can manifest as an abscess followed by cellulitis and compartment syndrome which could cause ischemic tissue damage. CASE PRESENTATION: A case of a 40... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news
Chemotherapy-Induced Pseudocellulitis Described in Case Reports
WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2023 -- Chemotherapy-induced adverse cutaneous drug reactions that mimic cellulitis, including those termed pseudocellulitis, do not meet criteria for other diagnoses, according to a review published online June 28 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 5, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Study Identifies Possible Pathogenesis of Rare Skin Disorder Study Identifies Possible Pathogenesis of Rare Skin Disorder
The results provide a basis for developing JAK1/JAK2-targeted treatments for eosinophilic cellulitis and other eosinophilic diseases, the researchers conclude.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - June 26, 2023 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news
Eosinophilic Cellulitis Seems to Be Type 2 Inflammatory Disease
WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2023 -- Eosinophilic cellulitis seems to be a type 2 inflammatory disease, with preferential activation of the Janus kinase (JAK)1/JAK2-signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT)5 pathways, according to research... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 21, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Cochrane Lifetime and Emeritus Members
Cochrane is proud to announce new lifetime and emeritus memberships,recognizing the extraordinary contributions of individuals who have made an exceptional, long-standing contribution to Cochrane ’s work and leadership.Cochrane ' s strength is in its collaborative, global community. Over the last 30 years, our members and supporters from more than 130 countries have worked together to produce credible, accessible health information and help inform health decision-making. Though we are spread out across the globe, our shared passion for health evidence unites us.Cochrane ’s Membership schemehelps reward everyone who hel...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 3, 2023 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news
Orlando Health ’s New Hospital-in-the-Home Program Brings Quality Healthcare to Patients in the Comfort of their Homes
New federal funds likely to spark additional growth in hospital-at-home programs across the US while creating need for clinical laboratories to serve these homebound patients In one of the latest examples of health systems’ providing acute care to patients outside of traditional hospital settings, Orlando Health announced its launch of the Orlando Health Hospital Care […] The post <strong>Orlando Health’s New Hospital-in-the-Home Program Brings Quality Healthcare to Patients in the Comfort of their Homes</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 24, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Resources Laboratory Testing Acute Hospital Care at Home waiver AHCaH anatomic pathology asthma Cellulitis Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease clinical laboratory Cons Source Type: news
New STELARA ® (ustekinumab) Long-Term Data Support its Established Safety Profile in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Durable Efficacy in Ulcerative Colitis
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, March 4, 2023 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced final pooled long-term safety results for STELARA® (ustekinumab) through five years in adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD) and four years in adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), as well as final four-year clinical and endoscopic outcomes from the UNIFI long-term extension (LTE) study evaluating the efficacy of STELARA for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active UC.1,2 These data are a part of Janssen’s 22 oral and poster ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 4, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news
Ex-NFL star's leg turned to 'Play-Doh' after skin infection
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Former defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye, 31, from the UK, was diagnosed with cellulitis after bacteria swept into his right leg. He played for the Dolphins. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Monkeypox as an emerging infectious disease: the ophthalmic implications
The 2022 outbreak of monkeypox is of worldwide significance. There has been a rapid escalation in case numbers despite efforts to contain it and the WHO has declared it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. To date, over 51 257 laboratory-confirmed cases have been reported, the majority in non-endemic countries, with 3279 in the UK. It is vital for ophthalmologists to understand this disease and the risk it poses. Human monkeypox is a zoonotic disease caused by the monkeypox virus, a double-stranded DNA virus in the Orthopoxvirus genus of the Poxviridae family. Other orthopoxviruses include variola (smallpox)...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
What Causes Sudden Vision Loss?
Discussion Vision loss, whether chronic or acute, is distressing at any time for patients and families. Prompt evaluation and treatment are important as maintenance of any acuity and light or movement is considered paramount. Most vision loss is due to chronic problems and aging issues but the differential diagnosis is broad. For any age, but especially children, uncorrected refractive errors can cause problems in not only in childhood but throughout someone’s lifetime. Visual impairment for distance vision is considered mild if worse than 6/12 in meters = 20/40 in feet or 0.3 LogMAR and for moderate impairment is 6/...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 5, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
What is in the Differential Diagnosis for Red, Orange or Yellow Skin Conditions?
Discussion This is the first in a short case series of differential diagnoses of colored skin conditions. A differential diagnosis by distribution and common pattern can be found here. For green, blue and violet conditions, a review can be found here. For black and white conditions, a review can be found here. For brown and grey conditions, a review can be found here. Note that any color can be a normal variant for an individual or is physiologic for a given state. The skin is the largest organ of the body. It can be easily examined but for many clinicians continues to be difficult to describe what they are seeing. Analo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 25, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Cellulitis Care Costly From Misdiagnosis, Needless Hospitalizations Cellulitis Care Costly From Misdiagnosis, Needless Hospitalizations
The skin infection cellulitis is a major and growing consumer of healthcare resources, but there are large potential cost savings for each step in care management, including involving dermatologists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 29, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news
Systemic infections associated with tattoos or permanent makeup: A systematic review.
Conclusions: Bacterial bloodstream infections should be considered in subjects developing fever and rigour after tattoos, regardless of local symptoms. A shift in causative organisms has been documented, when comparing with historical reports. NTM are emerging organisms causing lymphadenopathy. Strict hygiene conditions are essential when performing a tattoo. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Cellulitis Diagnosis and Treatment: Why Can't We Get It Right? Cellulitis Diagnosis and Treatment: Why Can't We Get It Right?
We were all taught about cellulitis and its causative pathogens. So why do we have such a hard time getting the diagnosis and treatment right for our patients?Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - February 9, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Blog Source Type: news