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PURPOSE To present two cases of upper extremity compartment syndrome following intravenous regional anesthesia. CLINICAL FEATURES Case 1: A 57-yr-old man presented for surgical release of a left-hand Dupuytren's contracture. The procedure was performed under iv regional anesthesia with 360 mg lidocaine and sedation with 150 microg fentanyl and 1.5 mg(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of this article was to analyze the theory and pedagogical basis of the use of problem-based learning (PBL) for inter-professional education (IPE) in undergraduate health science education and present evidence from a palliative care iPBL (inter-professional PBL) module that confirms the importance of the two methodologies being(More)
Dr. Mujibur Rahaman, senior scientist at the International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research in Bangladesh, was interviewed recently in regard to oral rehydration therapy (ORT), a simple and inexpensive way of treating the loss of essential fluids and minerals that accompanies diarrhea. According to Rahaman, ORT, developed quite a while ago, is(More)
Candace, a 49-year-old office administrator, comes to see you for her annual periodic health examination. She reports that her periods are becoming more irregular and unpredictable. Previously her menstrual cycle was 30 days, but during the past 6 months it has been 24 to 40 days. Her menses have been heavy since her second pregnancy 21 years ago and are(More)
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