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Medications given via the intravenous (IV) route provide rapid drug delivery to the body. IV therapy is a complex process requiring proper drug preparation before administration to the patients. Therefore, errors occurring at any stage can cause harmful clinical outcomes to the patients, which may lead to morbidity and mortality. This was a prospective(More)
This retrospective study evaluated patients admitted to the Department of Gastroenterology, Singapore General Hospital for variceal bleeding in the year 2004. Improvement in outcome of variceal bleeding has been reported in the West. There is no regional data on this condition. This study aims to determine the characteristics and outcome of variceal(More)
10 11 Affiliations: 12 1. Department of Neurobiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los 13 Angeles, CA 90095 14 2. Interdepartmental PhD Program for Neuroscience, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 15 90095 16 3. Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China 17 4. Jules Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA,(More)
Beta blockers provide both morbidity and mortality benefits for post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients. Despite this, beta blockers are still often underused or used at suboptimal dosages. This was a retrospective observational study with the objectives of estimating the proportion of post-MI patients who are receiving beta-blocker therapy in University(More)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and cyclo-oxygenase-2 (cox-2) inhibitors are structurally heterogeneous drugs that share similar therapeutic actions and adverse effects. Hepatotoxicity, although a relatively rare adverse effect of this class of drugs, can be severe. This has led to the withdrawal of some NSAIDs from the market. Nimesulide is(More)
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