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STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether extended-infusion carboplatin, initiated at approximately the eighth cumulative carboplatin cycle and prior to development of carboplatin hypersensitivity, reduces the incidence of carboplatin hypersensitivity reactions in patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer. DESIGN Retrospective chart review.… (More)
PURPOSE A training program aimed at increasing pharmacists' role in the care of high-risk maternal, neonatal, and pediatric patients is described. SUMMARY In preparation for the planned expansion of a large Ohio hospital's maternal and neonatal critical care services, the pharmacy department developed a training program to increase the knowledge and skill… (More)
To determine a possible role of peripheral blood monocytes in erythroid differentiation, various fractions of peripheral blood mononuclear cells were prepared from normal volunteers. The fractions contained 3-95% monocytes. These freshly prepared monocytes did not inhibit erythroid burst forming unit expression in plasma clot erythroid colony culture. Null… (More)
The authors report three cases in which clonazepam controlled the acute symptoms in one manic and two schizoaffective patients. Clonazepam treatment led to a decrease in agitation and logorrhea, without the side effects associated with neuroleptics.
The Toledo Hospital has initiated many innovative quality programs. One initiated with the dietary department involved turning its wholesaler into a partner to provide better-quality products, lower costs and better service. Specific requirements were established in each of these areas including guaranteed mark-ups, price caps and performance reports. The… (More)
This report examines psychotic symptoms in children of Holocaust survivors. The authors present two cases that show how the manifestations of schizophrenia were influenced by the Holocaust. The cases show how the effects of one generation's trauma are seen in the symptoms and behavior of the next.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) in low-grade serous ovarian carcinoma (LGSOC). METHODS We retrospectively identified patients with LGSOC who were treated with PLD. Response to therapy was evaluated by RECIST 1.1 criteria. Progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival were… (More)