Susan Elaine Fugate

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OBJECTIVES To implement a team-based learning (TBL) format in an endocrine module to promote students' active learning in a course delivered to 2 campuses. METHODS Course lectures were transformed into 13 TBL sessions consisting of content pre-assignments (self-directed learning), in-class readiness assurance tests (accountability), and team problem(More)
BACKGROUND Atypical antipsychotics have become the mainstay of management of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders due to low risk of extrapyramidal symptoms. However, postmarketing data has reported atypical antipsychotic agents being associated with hyperglycaemia and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). We believe this to be the first published report of(More)
Objective: The purpose of this case report is to describe oral vitamin K resistance in a patient with concomitant Crohn's disease (CD) relapse and supratherapeutic anticoagulation. Additionally, a literature review was conducted to explore the mechanism and supporting evidence for poor response to oral vitamin K during CD relapse. Case Report: A 36 year-old(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of local acting hemostatic agents in patients who are undergoing dental extraction(s) and are taking oral anticoagulants. DATA SOURCES A search of MEDLINE (1966-July 2006), International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (1970-July 2006), and EMBASE (1966-July 2006) was conducted using the key terms anticoagulation,(More)
OBJECTIVE To systematically review the literature regarding the efficacy and safety of nonestrogen treatments for menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms not due to cancer or chemotherapy. DATA SOURCES Pertinent literature and clinical studies were identified by searching MEDLINE (1966-February 2004) and EMBASE (1959-February 2004) using the key search(More)
OBJECTIVE To report 4 cases of hypoprothrombotic response resulting from addition of levofloxacin therapy to chronic warfarin therapy and to review related literature to support or refute a warfarin-levofloxacin interaction. CASE SUMMARY Four patients, 34-81 years old, were prescribed levofloxacin concomitantly with stable warfarin therapy. Three patients(More)
BACKGROUND A potential drug interaction exists between oral corticosteroids and warfarin, but there is limited documentation. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the potential drug interaction between oral corticosteroids and long-term warfarin therapy. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of 387 medical records for active patients within an anticoagulation(More)
OBJECTIVE To review and assess available literature on the chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, clinical studies, adverse events, drug interactions, special populations, and dosing and administration for cangrelor, a product in late stage Phase II clinical trials. DATA SOURCES A literature search of MEDLINE (1966-March 2006),(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the pathophysiology and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the evidence for use of thiazolidinediones in the treatment of this syndrome. DATA SOURCES We conducted a MEDLINE database search for English-language literature published from January 1966-July 2004. Key terms used were thiazolidinediones, troglitazone,(More)
  • R Dudley, L Elashoff, +11 authors G Ditunno
  • 2006
Objective: To compare the efficacy of step training with body weight support on a treadmill (BWSTT) with over-ground practice to the efficacy of a defined over-ground mobility therapy (CONT) in patients with incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) admitted for inpatient rehabilitation. Methods: A total of 146 subjects from six regional centers within 8 weeks of(More)