Shawn M Manor

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Thrombocytopenia, defined as a platelet count less than 150 000/µL, occurs as a result of decreased production, sequestration, or peripheral destruction. Drug-induced thrombocytopenia is a clinically important adverse drug event involving many drugs including hydantoins. This report details an acute reaction of thrombocytopenia in a 55-year-old, critically(More)
PURPOSE Students at a college of pharmacy were surveyed before and after a one-hour seminar on residency training to determine whether the information changed their opinions of pursuing a residency and identify predisposing factors and barriers to pursuit of a residency. METHODS Attendance at the seminar was mandatory for students in professional years 1(More)
The antiplatelet drug clopidogrel has largely replaced ticlopidine, due to an association between ticlopidine and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS). Clopidogrel at first was thought to be void of this potentially fatal adverse effect, but recent case reports have called that assumption into question. Even with proper(More)
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