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viernes, 11 de septiembre de 2009


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New and Updated Recommendations from Medscape's Clinical Reference, September 10, 2009
One of the current predominating theories suggests that persons with ADHD actually have trouble inhibiting their attention to non-relevant stimuli. Read more at the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Resource Center.
Hormone therapy increases cancer risk

From Ovarian Cancer, Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Utility of Gram stain results for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) diagnosis

From Paracentesis, Clinical Procedures 
AV block increases risk of atrial fibrillation

From Atrioventricular Block, Cardiology 
Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease (HFMD) neurologic complication risk factors

From Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Dermatology 
Delirium causes its own delusions

From Delirium, Psychiatry 
Reticulocyte hemoglobin content level: reliable in tissue iron supply assessment

From Iron Deficiency Anemia, Hematology 
Potential medical treatments for cluster headache

From Cluster Headache, Neurology 
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Providing Central Venous Access – The Anterior Approach: Slideshow
Central venous access is essential for a number of indications in providing quality medical care when intensive therapy is required.
Hepatitis B: Slideshow
An estimated one third of the global population has been infected with the hepatitis B virus. While US cases are on the decline, the consequences for individuals who go untreated include liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma, or death.
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers -- The Other Skin Cancers: Slideshow
One in 5 people will develop one of these common skin cancers -- and they aren't all as benign as they seem.
New from Medscape: Topic Focus
Developments and Controversies in Stroke
Medscape's Topic Focus includes news, expert perspectives, and peer discussions on selected topics. Click here to check out this month's Developments and Controversies in Stroke in the Stroke/Cerebrovascular Disease Resource Center.

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