|Seattle Genetics Highlights Data from Broad ADCETRIS(R) (Brentuximab ...|
The most common treatment-emergent adverse events were Grade 1 or 2 and included peripheral sensory neuropathy (47 percent), fatigue (32 percent), diarrhea (26 percent), peripheral edema (26 percent), itching (26 percent), hair loss (21 percent ...
Wall Street Journal - Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:30
|ACOG task force on hypertension in pregnancy--A step forward in management|
... b) renal insufficiency (ie, creatinine >1.1 mg/dL or 2-fold increase in creatinine in the absence of underlying renal disease); c) abnormal liver function (ie, hepatic transaminase levels twice normal); d) pulmonary edema; or e) cerebral or visual ...
ModernMedicine - Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:00
|Dealing with Burns on Horses|
"We often give (intravenous) DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) during the first 24 hours to decrease inflammation and pulmonary edema, pulling fluid out of the lungs," he says. "If the veterinarian suspects pulmonary edema, and the horse is unresponsive to ...
TheHorse.com - Thu, 28 Nov 2013 13:02
|GSK and Theravance Announce Positive Results From Pivotal Phase III Study ...|
For the pre-specified primary endpoint of 0-24 hour weighted mean forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), FF/VI 100/25mcg demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in lung function compared with FF 100mcg (108ml, 95% CI 45, 171 p ...
Wall Street Journal - Fri, 06 Dec 2013 04:56
|Readers React to Death of a Diver, and an Image of Him|
He reportedly had pulmonary edema, the result of capillaries in his body bursting under the pressure of the ocean water surrounding him and flooding his lungs. Readers of our story questioned the ethics of seeing a man's last conscious moments in print.
New York Times - Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:54
|The Argument for BLS CPAP|
Although EMTs in some systems now have nebulized bronchodilators for the COPD/asthma patient, they have nothing to offer the pulmonary edema patient but “tincture of accelerator.” Watching the patient suffering from respiratory distress die before your ...
JEMS.com - Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:28
|Animal testing is on its way out, study says|
The pseudo-lung can get infected and mimic complicated diseases such as chemotherapy-induced pulmonary edema. The institute is also working on chips for bone marrow, heart, and even brain tissue. Computer models can help replace animals too.
Salon - Fri, 06 Dec 2013 05:30
|SO2 & NOx — #2 & 3 In “Top 10 Toxic Ingredients Used By The Fossil Fuel ...|
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health, for example, labels Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) “extremely toxic.” At high concentrations, it can cause life-threatening accumulation of fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema). Inhalation of SO2 particles is ...
PlanetSave.com - Thu, 05 Dec 2013 04:00