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Journal Review

Should All Admitted Patients with Ascites Get a Paracentesis?

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Ascites is the most common complication of liver cirrhosis, and infection of that abdominal fluid, spontaneous bacterial perotinitis (SBP) is both common (reported in 10-30% of hospitalized patient) and deadly,
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Ankle Stress Views: Why, When + What

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This post delves in to ankle stress views with a focus on when to get them and what we’re looking for.
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Supplemental O2 in COPD Exacerbation

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Does supplemental oxygen harm patients with COPD exacerbations? We explore the basis of this dogmatic teaching.
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Allan Guiney, MD