Question- The relationship between methamphetamine use and the development of psychosis is well known. Which psychiatric symptoms are most consistent with the diagnosis of methamphetamine psychosis?View full post for answer.
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Question- Diamond polishers are an occupational group that has been reported to develop dust related occupational asthma (OA). What is the etiology for this particular form of OA?View full post for answer.
Question- Reports have identified serious consequences, including apnea, acidosis, and coma in young children who swallowed alcohol-based (alcohol) hand sanitizer. What is the alcohol content of the majority of hand sanitizer products sold in the USA today?View full post for answer.
Question- What are the chemical constituents of diesel exhaust?View full post for answer.
Question- DTPA (Diethylenetriamine pentaacetate) is a medicine that can bind to a variety of radioactive chemicals. Which radioactive chemicals can be bound by DTPA?View full post for answer.
Question- The article cited below notes “Extracts of the saw palmetto berry are used by many men in the United States as self-treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. While the most recent data from double-blind clinical trials do not support efficacy superior to that of placebo, there are sparse data on saw palmetto toxicity.” What is the toxicity associated with saw palmetto extract?View full post for answer.
Question- Hydroxychloroquine is often used in the treatment of systemic lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The risk of hydroxychloroquine-mediated retinal toxicity is generally considered to be relatively low within the first 5–10 years of therapy. How quickly might hydroxychloroquine-induced retinal toxicity develop?View full post for answer.
Question- It is unclear if PPIs are adequately efficacious for the treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux in infants and neonates and PPI treatment in this age group should be reserved for cases with serious and proven pathology. What are the adverse effects of PPIs that have been noted in this age group?View full post for answer.
Question- What is the current prevalence rate for latex allergy?View full post for answer.
Question- Is there an association between recent spermicide use and the development of acute pyelonephritis in healthy women?View full post for answer.