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Education Key in Managing Anaphylaxis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The 2010 Update of the practice parameter on the diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis emphasizes education and self-administration of epinephrine for patients with a previous episode of anaphylaxis, and maintenance of clinical proficiency by physicians and staff in dealing...

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Same-Day Discharge Fine for Eligible PCI Patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – As long as eligibility criteria are strictly followed, it is safe to let “real world” patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention go home on the same day as the procedure, physicians at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, report in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions...

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Repair Bile Duct Injuries Immediately

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - If recognized right away, most bile duct injuries related to laparoscopic cholecystectomy should be repaired quickly in a tertiary hepatobiliary center -- within 3 days at most, say the authors of a new paper. If the injuries are not immediately recognized, however, the...