May 20, 2013 /

In 2011, Azithromycin was the seventh most prescribed (55.3 million prescriptions) medication according to IMS Health. There have been several publications indicating that the use of macrolide antibiotics increase risk of serious ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death (FDA Adverse …
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May 4, 2013 /

It’s important during your Internal Medicine Board Review to understand the concept of pathophysiology, risk factors, and management of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV could go the way of smallpox and polio and be eliminated or eradicated in the …
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April 28, 2013 /

28-year-old female comes to the ED after she incurs a deep wound cat bite. The wound is cleaned in the department. Redness surrounding the wound is noted.   A few years ago, she was given amoxicillin for sinus infections and …
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