Case Presentation: Adverse drug reactions are any injury that is a result of medication use and can be classified into two categories. Type A are reactions that are common and predictable. Type B are reactions [...]
Case Presentation: An 84-year-old Caucasian male presented to the emergency department with a chief complaint of fevers, rigors and altered mental status. On physical exam, the patient was a well-nourished, well-developed male with a fever [...]
Preventing Pain Crisis & Hospitalizations: Are Patients with Sickle Cell Anemia Prescribed Hydroxyurea When Appropriate?
Background: Hydroxyurea is an FDA approved medication for use in adults with sickle cell disease. Clinical guidelines, based on high quality evidence, recommend its use in all adults with sickle cell anemia and 3 or [...]