Erica Fernández

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BACKGROUND United States retail pharmacies are key sources of written consumer medication information (CMI) through leaflets dispensed with prescription drugs. The content and format of this CMI are unregulated. Public Law 104-180 stipulates that by 2006, 95% of prescriptions be accompanied by "useful" CMI. METHODS Professional shoppers filled(More)
There are reports of insulin overdose by injection, yet little is known regarding the potential harms of intentional oral ingestion of insulin. In this report, we describe a case of massive insulin ingestion and ensuing hypoglycemia. To our knowledge, there are no previously published cases of hypoglycemia caused by intentional insulin ingestion. A(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate current evidence for the use of lacosamide in the treatment of refractory status epilepticus. DATA SOURCES Literature was accessed via PubMed (through July 2011) using the terms lacosamide and status epilepticus. STUDY SELECTION AND DATA EXTRACTION All reports on the use of lacosamide in patients with status epilepticus were(More)
Due to the impossibility of predicting with certainty the occurrence of disruptive events, buffers defined to obtain a robust schedule could not absorb all the changes. Then, local modifications of the schedule are usually performed to avoid a new planning task. For this task, obtaining disruptive event information in advance can help to make better(More)
The execution of supply process orders in a supply chain is conditioned by different types of disruptive events that must be detected and solved in real time. In this work we present a compound web service that performs the monitoring and notification functions of a supply chain event management system. This web service is designed based on a reference(More)