Question – In what hospital setting should most infants suffering from the neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) be cared for?View full post for answer.
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Question – The incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in the U.S. is currently estimated to be 6.0 per 1000 live births. Following birth when do the symptoms of NAS typically manifest?View full post for answer.
Question – What drug has recently been reported to be of help in prevention of cisplatin induced hearing loss?View full post for answer.
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Question- Acetaminophen toxicity in pregnancy is not a common condition with few cases of associated detrimental fetal effects noted in the literature. What is the incidence of fetal compromise associated with acetaminophen exposures at 27 weeks (or greater) of gestation?View full post for answer.
Question-Synthetic cathenones (“bath salts”) are known to cause renal tubular injury. What is the likely mechanism for this form of kidney injury?View full post for answer.
Question – Kratom is a plant indigenous to Southeast Asia. This plant has traditionally been used to treat a variety of ailments including fever, cough, hypertension, diabetes, pain and anxiety as well as for deworming and as an appetite suppressant. What are the common modes of ingesting Kratom?View full post for answer.
Question- The article cited below notes “Poisoning with aconite [plant] alkaloid is associated with an in-patient mortality of approximately 15%..” What is the usual cause of death in these poisonings?View full post for answer.
Question- What adverse hematological effect has been associated with both topical and enteral administration of the drug dapsone?View full post for answer.