Question: Valproic acid is often sued in the management of chronic seizure disorders and for bipolar disease as well as in the preventive management of migraine headaches. In which clinical circumstances has levocarnitine been proposed to manage overdoses of valproic acid?View full post for answer.
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Question: Listeriosis is caused by the Gram-positive organism, Listeria monocytogenes. This bacterium generally causes self limited and mild gastroenteritis. What is the disease profile often associated with Listeria monocytogenes infections in at risk populations (e.g. pregnant women, elderly people, immuno-compromised people, unborn babies, and neonates) with possible inadequate cell mediated immunity?View full post for answer.
Question: What are the adverse health effects of concern associated with occupational exposure to hexavalent (VI) chromium?View full post for answer.
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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.