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CHAPTER 17 TREATMENT OF INFECTIONS IN THE IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST

CHAPTER 17 TREATMENT OF INFECTIONS IN THE IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST Williams Hematology CHAPTER 17 TREATMENT OF INFECTIONS IN THE IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST STEVEN M. BEUTLER Risk Factors and Infecting Organisms Recognition and Diagnosis of Infection Treatment Initial Treatment Adjusting Therapy Duration of Therapy Fever Following Recovery from Chemotherapy Catheter-Related Infections Outpatient Therapy Prevention of Infections Prevention of […]

CHAPTER 17 HYPOPITUITARISM

CHAPTER 17 HYPOPITUITARISM Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism CHAPTER 17 HYPOPITUITARISM JOSEPH J. PINZONE Pathogenesis of Hypopituitarism Tumors Other Mechanical or Compressive Lesions Infarction Radiation Autoimmune Infiltrations and Infections Miscellaneous Diagnosis General Principles Clinical Presentation and Diagnostic Tests Adrenocorticotropin Deficiency Symptoms Signs Laboratory Assessment Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Deficiency Symptoms Signs Laboratory Assessment Gonadotropin Deficiency […]

Chapter 17 – Radial and Astigmatic Keratotomy

Chapter 17 – Radial and Astigmatic Keratotomy KERRY K. ASSIL MARK A. ROTHSTEIN HISTORICAL REVIEW Incisional Keratotomy The Dutch ophthalmologist Snellen[1] (1834–1908) proposed, in his 1869 thesis on the surgical correction of astigmatism, that incisions within the steep corneal meridian might affect astigmatic magnitude. In 1885, Schiøtz,[2] a Norwegian ophthalmologist, confirmed Snellen’s hypothesis when he […]

CHAPTER 17 ASSISTIVE DEVICES

CHAPTER 17 ASSISTIVE DEVICES Practice of Geriatrics CHAPTER 17 ASSISTIVE DEVICES John Burdett Redford, M.D. Sources for Referral and Supply Prescription Referral to Specialists Selection, Evaluation, and Training Publications Classification Summary of Resources Resources Assistive technology and environmental adaptations for the disabled are seen widely on TV, in newspapers and magazines, and on the streets […]