Travel Medicine Advisor Archives – July 1, 2009
July 1, 2009
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On April 26, 2009, the Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a public health emergency related to the current outbreak of "swine flu" (now designated "novel 2009 H1N1").
A retrospective cross-sectional review was conducted in children ≤ 18 years of age presenting with acute monoarticular arthritis who underwent arthrocentesis at Boston Children's Hospital emergency department between December 2000 and September 2006.
The role of amylase-resistant starches, which are not digested in the human small intestine, as dietary therapy of various bowel diseases, such as infectious diarrhea, is not well understood.
In this issue: Clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors; adverse events with tamsulosin after cataract surgery; new guidelines for persistent pain in the elderly; and FDA Actions.