Rosemary Adamson

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Tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) antagonists are being increasingly used as maintenance therapies for rheumatic diseases, and therefore knowledge of their adverse effects is important. We report a case of fatal acute necrotizing eosinophilic myocarditis temporally related to use of a second course of the TNF-α antagonist, adalimumab. A 51-year-old woman with(More)
We examined New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene surveillance data on hepatitis A, malaria, and typhoid to determine the proportion of these diseases related to travel and their geographic distribution. We found that 61% of hepatitis A cases, 100% of malaria cases, and 78% of typhoid cases were travel related and that cases clustered in(More)
The University of Washington was the first pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to create a dedicated clinician-educator fellowship track that has its own National Residency Matching Program number. This track was created in response to increasing demand for(More)
Acetazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase (CA) inhibitor sometimes used as a respiratory stimulant for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with the goal of improving oxygenation, reducing carbon dioxide retention, and aiding liberation from mechanical ventilation and/or attempting to correct a metabolic alkalosis. However, the net effect(More)