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Malaria can a be serious, life-threatening illness. Data suggest that there are thousands of cases in the United States each year and that infection rates are increasing. Initial patient presentation will often be at the ED triage desk; patients usually have flulike symptoms and a fever. A high index of suspicion for individuals at risk of malaria clarified… (More)
The increased use of nutraceuticals over the past 20 years makes it essential to know the effects these may have with anesthetics and analgesics (Kaye et al., 2000). Tetrahydropalmatine (THP), a derivative of the herb corydalis, may have analgesic properties (Hu & Jin, 2000a; Wei, Zou, Young, Dubner, & Ren, 1999); however, the mechanism of action is… (More)
Glucagon does not supplant epinephrine or other standard therapies for the initial treatment of severe allergic reactions and anaphylaxis. However, in selected cases, glucagon appears to play a potentially lifesaving role as a supplemental therapy.