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Table Of Contents Physicians Academy Nov 2017 (Volume -11Number -11)

  • Bacterial Infections in Patients with Leukemia

    Despite significant advances in supportive care, infectious complications continue to be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with leukemia. The implementation of empiric antibiotic therapy in patients with febrile neutropenia led to dramatic reduction in mortality and was hailed as a turning point in cancer treatment.

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    Shamweel Ahmad, PhD
Article 1
  • What after a Suicide Attempt?

    Many of us come across persons reporting or getting admitted after a suicide attempt. As doctors we save them with gastric lavage, supportive treatment and appropriate antidotes. Within a few days most of the patients are discharged without any intervention. But is that enough?

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    Saranya Devanathan, MD
Article 2
  • Neglected Child with severe Bronchopneumonia

    Neglect is act of omission and Abuse is an act of commission. Maltreatment (including abuse and neglect) of children is a pervasive problem in nations throughout the world with short and long-term physical, mental health and social consequences to the child, family, community, and society at large.

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    Ghulam Nabi, MD; Omar Nabi Siraj, MBBS; Amr Hussain, MD
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Drug Update
  • VELCADE (Bortezomib)

    VELCADE (bortezomib) is an antineoplastic agent for intravenous injection (IV) or subcutaneous (SC) use only. VELCADE, in combination with melphalan and prednisone is indicated for the treatment of patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma who are not candidates for high dose chemotherapy.

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Abstracts from Other Journals
  • Abstracts from Other Journals-November 2017

    New BP Guidelines Expand Hypertension Definition to 130 Systolic or Above

    ACC/AHA 2017 guidelines

     Systemic — Not Inhaled — Corticosteroids Tied to Fracture Risk in Youth with Asthma

    JAMA Pediatrics article

    Oncologists Recommend Limiting Alcohol Consumption

    Journal of Clinical Oncology article 

    High-Pesticide Fruits and Veggies Might Interfere with Fertility Treatment Outcomes

    JAMA Internal Medicine article 

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