Tagged ‘Infectious Diseases’

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Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection

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An overview of necrotizing soft tissue infection: a must not miss but challenging to diagnosis emergency.
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West Nile Virus

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An overview of the leading cause of domestically acquired arboviral disease in the United States.
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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

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An overview of this common and highly contagious pediatric disease.
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Guillain-Barré Syndrome

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An overview of a rare but must-not-miss diagnosis in the ED: Guillain-Barré Syndrome.
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Dexamethasone in Adults with Bacterial Meningitis

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Morbidity and mortality rates are high among adult patients with acute bacterial meningitis especially those with pneumococcal meningitis. Animal studies have shown that bacterial lysis occuring with antibiotic treatment leads to inflammation in the subarachnoid space and that treatment with dexamethasone,
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