Deep Vein Thrombophlebitis Awareness Month
Deep vein thrombophlebitis, also known as deep vein thrombosis or simply DVT, is a blood clot in the vein system deep inside the leg, said Dr. Stephen Rivard, founder and medical director of Illinois Vein Specialists in Barrington. “If undiagnosed, the ...
Northwest Herald - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:52



We're missing the mark on addiction
Unsterile needle use for intravenous heroin is associated with multiple, potentially deadly, infections such as hepatitis C and B, HIV/AIDS, syphilis, tetanus, septic thrombophlebitis, skin abscesses/cellulitis, brain abscesses, osteomyelitis ...
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:03



Maine Voices: Missing the mark on addiction
Unsterile needle use for intravenous heroin is associated with multiple, potentially deadly, infections such as hepatitis C and B, HIV/AIDS, syphilis, tetanus, septic thrombophlebitis, skin abscesses/cellulitis, brain abscesses, osteomyelitis ...
Press Herald - Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:00

Current Approach in the Management of Superficial Venous Thrombophlebitis ...
While superficial venous thrombophlebitis has long been considered a limited clinical condition of lesser importance, this perception has changed in recent years as several studies have demonstrated that extension to deep veins occurs in 7.3% to 44% of ...
MD News (press release) - Tue, 10 Apr 2012 05:00



Sore Throat in Young Adults May Indicate Serious Illness
[which] starts a few days after the onset of a sore throat [and] includes suppurative internal jugular thrombophlebitis with subsequent metastatic infections (most commonly lung, brain, or joints)." To date, however, pharyngitis guidelines have only ...
Medscape - Wed, 18 Feb 2015 03:53

Sore throat in young adults may prompt serious disease
helpmeoutDOC News - A consistent flow of medical news - Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:15

Researchers explain significance of F. necrophorum in pharyngitis
6minutes - Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:55



Keys to Managing Colic Medically
Reuss said IV fluids are more expensive than enteral fluids, require an indwelling IV catheter (which has a risk of thrombophlebitis, or inflammation of the jugular vein), and are often impractical when horses aren't hospitalized. Reuss cautioned that ...
TheHorse.com - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 05:18

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Feb. 17, 2015
This is concerning because F. necrophorum may cause peritonsillar abscess and life-threatening internal jugular thrombophlebitis. The prevalence of F. necrophorum in the US is unknown and current guidelines for managing pharyngitis focus mostly on ...
Phys.Org - Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:56



Progesterone for TBI Flops in Big Trials
... (relative benefit of progesterone 0.95, 95% CI 0.85-1.06, P=0.35), and rates of phlebitis and thrombophlebitis were three times as common with progesterone versus placebo, according to David W. Wright, MD, of Emory University in Atlanta, and ...
MedPage Today - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:00

Progesterone Fails in Traumatic Brain Injury
Medscape - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:00


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