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Listeria cerebritis. Relapse of infection in renal transplant patients.
TLDR
High-dose penicillin or ampicillin therapy for four to six weeks is recommended for Listeriainfections in this select group of patients and a relapse rate of 35% is reported in transplant patients withListeriameningitis and/or bacteremia who are treated for less than three weeks.
Staphylococcal sepsis in patients on chronic hemodialysis regimens: intravenous treatment with vancomycin given once weekly.
TLDR
Five patients on chronic hemodialysis regimens were hospitalized with six episodes of Staphylococcus aureus septicemia, andVanomycin hydrochloride was given in a 1-gm, single, weekly dose as the sole antibiotic after a short interval (mean, three days).
Listeria cerebritis: relapse of infection in renal transplant patients.
TLDR
A relapse rate of 35% is reported in transplant patients with Listeria meningitis and/or bacteremia who are treated for less than three weeks; to the authors' knowledge, cerebritis in such patients has not been reported previously.
Potassium imbalance: causes and prevention.
  • J. Elms
  • Medicine
    Postgraduate medicine
  • 1 December 1982
TLDR
The key to understanding and treating potassium imbalance is to know which patients are at risk, what the physiologic consequences of hypokalemia and hyperkalemia are, and how to use urinary potassium measurements and the ECG for prevention rather than relying on the serum potassium level only.
Common mistakes in managing metabolic disorders.
  • J. Elms
  • Medicine
    Postgraduate medicine
  • 15 November 1988
TLDR
The physician may not be aware of common causes of hypophosphatemia, such as hyperventilation, sepsis, stress, use of antacids or diuretics, and alcoholism, if the patient is not monitored adequately.
The Formation of High Temperature Minerals From an Evaporite-Rich Dust in Gas Turbine Engine Ingestion Tests
The ingestion of multi-mineral dusts by gas turbine engines during routine operations is a significant problem for engine manufacturers because of the damage caused to engine components and their