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A FIVE YEAR REVIEW OF SKIN INFECTIONS IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

Background: Patients who have undergone hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) are at a higher risk of infection compared to their healthy counterparts. This retrospective chart review aimed to elucidate the incidence and etiology of skin [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:11:32+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on A FIVE YEAR REVIEW OF SKIN INFECTIONS IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

AGRANULOCYTOSIS FROM OUTPATIENT ANTIMICROBIAL TREATMENT WITH CEFTRIAXONE

Case Presentation: A 72-year-old female was referred to the emergency department after being found to be neutropenic with an absolute neutrophil count (ANC) of 165/mm^3 on outpatient laboratory analysis. She had been admitted one month [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:48+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AGRANULOCYTOSIS FROM OUTPATIENT ANTIMICROBIAL TREATMENT WITH CEFTRIAXONE

DOUBLE WHAMMY: A RARE CASE OF ANTIBIOTIC-INDUCED NEUTROPENIA AND STEVEN JOHNSON SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 70-year-old male with past medical history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation, recently admitted for right calcaneal osteomyelitis complicated by vancomycin-resistant MRSA bacteremia, was discharged to a rehabilitation facility to complete a course [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:29+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DOUBLE WHAMMY: A RARE CASE OF ANTIBIOTIC-INDUCED NEUTROPENIA AND STEVEN JOHNSON SYNDROME