Why would hospitalist think this is a good idea.. sickle cell pt
20 something year old HbSS, being hospitalized with acute sickle cell vaso-occlusive crisis, Hgb sitting around 7. No exchange transfusion or blood transfusion. On hydroxyurea. Poor pain control for several days. Still 10/10 pain, hypertensive, tachycardic, on NC. Recent URI, has bacteremia being treated on IV antibiotics. Their plan was for several weeks of IV abx. But hospitalist also want to do a TEE to rule out endocarditis. - antibiotic plan would not change regardless of outcome of... Why would hospitalist think this is a good idea.. sickle cell pt (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: eikenhein Tags: Anesthesiology Source Type: forums

Endocarditis terminology
can someone help with the difference of these terms: Infective Endocarditis vs. Bacterial Endocarditis vs. Subacute Endocarditis (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 6, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kobebucsfan Source Type: forums

Re: Do patients at risk of infective endocarditis need antibiotics before dental procedures?
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Source: BMJ Comments - September 12, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

AHA Guidelines on dental prophylaxis
First off, sorry about posting this in allopathic. I just need some help understanding the AHA guideline on dental prophylaxis for infective endocarditis. It says prophy is indicated for unrepaired cyanotic congenital heart disease. What exactly is unrepaired cyanotic heart disease? I thought cyanosis was pretty serious and would present in infants. Can infants with this survive onto adulthood and have unrepaired cyanotic heart disease? Also, I read online that heart murmurs can be caused... AHA Guidelines on dental prophylaxis (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 14, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: sgv Source Type: forums

Endocarditis Question
Forum: Current Medical Students and Doctors Posted By: mcumy Post Time: 04-12-2015 at 02:36 (Source: The Student Room)
Source: The Student Room - December 4, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Bacterial endocarditis (Endocarditis) - High Yeild Topics For USMLE, 10 Points You Sh
ould Know is a localized infection of the endocardium characterized by vegetations involving the valve leaflets or walls. It can also be classified as acute (ABE) or subacute (SBE). Infection of healthy valves by high-virulence organisms Produces metastatic foci Usually fatal if not treated within 6 weeks Most common organism is S. aureus (MCQ) Seeding of previously damaged valves (rheumatic heart disease, con- genital valve defects: mitral valve prolapse) caused by low-virulence organisms Does not produce metastatic foci Most common organism is Streptococcus viridans (MCQ) Mitral valve is most often affected(MCQ) Read mor...
Source: New Media Medicine - November 24, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: drmurali Tags: Monash Medical School Source Type: forums

Bacterial endocarditis (Endocarditis) - High Yeild Topics For USMLE, 10 Points You Should Know
is a localized infection of the endocardium characterized by vegetations involving the valve leaflets or walls. It can also be classified as acute (ABE) or subacute (SBE). Infection of healthy valves by high-virulence organisms Produces metastatic foci Usually fatal if not treated within 6 weeks Most common organism is S. aureus (MCQ) Seeding of previously damaged valves (rheumatic heart disease, con- genital valve defects: mitral valve prolapse) caused by low-virulence organisms Does not produce metastatic foci Most common organism is Streptococcus viridans (MCQ) Mitral valve is most often affec...
Source: Doc2Doc BMJ Cardiology - November 24, 2014 Category: Cardiology Authors: drmurali Source Type: forums

Bacterial endocarditis (Endocarditis) - High Yeild Topics Fo
by drmurali (Posted Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:59 am)Bacterial endocarditis (Endocarditis) - High Yeild Topics For USMLE, 10 Points You Should Knowis a localized infection of the endocardiumcharacterized by vegetations involving the valve leaflets or walls.It can also be classified as acute (ABE) or subacute (SBE).Infection of healthy valves by high-virulence organismsProduces metastatic fociUsually fatal if not treated within 6 weeksMost common organism is S. aureus (MCQ)Seeding of previously damaged valves (rheumatic heart disease, con-genital valve defects: mitral valve prolapse)caused by low-virulence organismsDoes not produc...
Source: Med Student Guide - November 24, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Bacterial endocarditis (Endocarditis) - High Yeild Topics Fo
by drmurali (Posted Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:55 am)Bacterial endocarditis (Endocarditis) - High Yeild Topics For USMLE, 10 Points You Should Knowis a localized infection of the endocardiumcharacterized by vegetations involving the valve leaflets or walls.It can also be classified as acute (ABE) or subacute (SBE).Infection of healthy valves by high-virulence organismsProduces metastatic fociUsually fatal if not treated within 6 weeksMost common organism is S. aureus (MCQ)Seeding of previously damaged valves (rheumatic heart disease, con-genital valve defects: mitral valve prolapse)caused by low-virulence organismsDoes not produc...
Source: Med Student Guide - November 24, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums

Linking strept equinus with bowel malignncy or endocarditis.
does any one know the basis of this association?? (Source: Doc2Doc BMJ Cardiology)
Source: Doc2Doc BMJ Cardiology - October 15, 2013 Category: Cardiology Authors: ajaygupta480 Source Type: forums