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This paper is a product of a workshop on the Future of Visual Analytics, held in Washington, DC on 4 March 2009. Workshop attendees included representatives from the visual analytics research community across government, industry and academia. The goal of the workshop, and the resulting papers, was to reflect on the first 5 years of the visual analytics… (More)
Life-threatening theophylline toxicity is an indication for coated charcoal hemoperfusion. This can usually be accomplished without serious side effects. We describe here a case of acute severe intravascular hemolysis following coated charcoal hemoperfusion.
The azole antifungal agent ketoconazole has been available since 1981 for the treatment of fungal infections. In 2013, the American Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency issued warnings or prohibitions against the clinical use of oral ketoconazole due to the risk of liver injury which may lead to liver transplantation or death. From… (More)
Bariatric surgery constitutes an approach to the management of obesity in which the anatomy of the gastrointestinal tract is altered to reduce access of nutrients to absorptive surfaces, to restrict the absolute volume of material that can be ingested at once, or a combination of the two. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), currently the most common bariatric… (More)
Antipsychotic medications are widely used in the management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. While nonpharmacological interventions should be the first-line treatment for behavioral symptoms of dementia, these are often unfeasible and/or ineffective. Conventional and atypical antipsychotic agents appear to have modest to moderate… (More)