Question: Which recombinant immunoglobulin has been suggested as a useful therapy in the reversal of dabigatran associated bleeding? What is the proposed mechanism for this reversal effect?View full post for answer.
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Question: Candida endopthalmitis has been associated with the use of which illicit substance?View full post for answer.
Question: What is the widely abused substance, first popularized in the Houston, Texas, hip-hop culture, known as “purple drank”?View full post for answer.
Question: What are the differences in the development of neuro-cognitive effects between healthy children with a single anesthesia exposure before age 36 months, compared with healthy siblings with no anesthesia exposure?View full post for answer.
Question: What is the so-called “General Duty Clause” promulgated by OSHA?View full post for answer.
Question: The reference cited below notes “Workers in industries where beryllium is present may be exposed to beryllium by inhaling or contacting beryllium in the air or on surfaces. Inhaling or contacting beryllium can cause an immune response that results in an individual becoming sensitized to beryllium.” How is beryllium used in industry?View full post for answer.
Question: The reference cited below notes “Histamine fish poisoning, also known as scombroid poisoning, is the most common cause of ichythyotoxicosis worldwide and often results from the ingestion of histamine-contaminated fish in the Scombroidae and Scomberesocidae families, including mackerel, bonito, albacore, and skipjack.” Ingestion of which two fish make up more than 80% of histamine fish poisoning in the United States?View full post for answer.
Question: Which adverse health effects have been attributed by some to so-called “carbonless carbon paper”?View full post for answer.
Question: Gases that trap heat in the atmosphere are called greenhouse gases. What are the main gases considered to be “greenhouse gases”?View full post for answer.
Question: What is the explanation for a “rebound” in INR that may be seen following the successful treatment of warfarin overdose with vitamin K1?View full post for answer.