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Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast

Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast

It has long been known that the mammary epithelium might give rise to a large variety of types of breast carcinoma with different morphologic features and biologic behavior.
JAK2 Mutation Status and Cytogenetic Abnormalities

JAK2 Mutation Status and Cytogenetic Abnormalities

Myeloproliferative neoplasms and myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms are heterogeneous disorders that may share some important traits.
p-mTOR Expression in Luminal Breast Carcinoma

p-mTOR Expression in Luminal Breast Carcinoma

This study examined the expression pattern of p-mTOR in various molecular subtypes of breast cancer, with the aim of determining its association with outcome.
Acute Chest Pain and Three Cardiac Troponin Assays

Acute Chest Pain and Three Cardiac Troponin Assays

Several high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays have recently been developed, but which one provides the most accurate prognostic information?
The Femoral Gateway

The Femoral Gateway

The intravenous (IV) drug abuser is a familiar and frequent visitor to hospitals, often for reasons related to trauma or overdose, but also because these abusers have a propensity for infections. In the subspecialty of infectious diseases, IV drug abusers hold a special place, almost a fond and ...
Benchmarks for Acute Stroke Care Delivery

Benchmarks for Acute Stroke Care Delivery

How can benchmarks for acute stroke care delivery assist clinicians in diagnosis, management, and healthcare quality?
Adherence to Artemisinin Combination Therapy for Malaria

Adherence to Artemisinin Combination Therapy for Malaria

What strategies are needed to increase adherence to artemisinin combination therapy for malaria?
Alternative Therapies: Ginger

Alternative Therapies: Ginger

Ginger has a long history of medicinal use. It is one of the best-known medicinal herbs in China and Japan, where it has commonly been prescribed for headaches, nausea and other stomach problems, and colds.
Non-Narcotic Options for Pain Relief with Chronic Neuropathic Conditions

Non-Narcotic Options for Pain Relief with Chronic Neuropathic Conditions

Learn about the types, mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of neuropathic pain.
Impact of an Interdisciplinary Team on Drug Therapy Outcomes

Impact of an Interdisciplinary Team on Drug Therapy Outcomes

The report from this geratric clinic found that including a pharmacist in a multidisciplinary team improved overall prescribing and use of critical medications.
Assessing the Usefulness of Anticardiolipin Antibody Assays

Assessing the Usefulness of Anticardiolipin Antibody Assays

Largely because of the assortment of disorders with which they are reportedly associated, antibodies that bind phospholipids (antiphospholipid antibodies [APAs]) are a focus of major interest to clinical and laboratory personnel across a variety of disciplines, including hematology, immunology, ...
Use of the Internet as a Medical Resource

Use of the Internet as a Medical Resource

Rural physicians are using the Internet with the same frequency as a broader population of physicians, but their surfing styles differ drastically.
Isolated Septic Arthritis

Isolated Septic Arthritis

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a common cause of infection in the pediatric population, as well as an important cause of septic arthritis.
Possible Infectious Causes of Spontaneous Splenic Rupture

Possible Infectious Causes of Spontaneous Splenic Rupture

Could a recent cat-bite have been the precipitating cause of this patient's splenic rupture?
The Global Context of Pharmacy Education

The Global Context of Pharmacy Education

Does the global pharmacy workforce have a surplus or shortage of pharmacists?
Extensive DVT Following Prolonged Gaming

Extensive DVT Following Prolonged Gaming

A 31-year-old man presented with a three-day history of left leg pain and swelling. Was his recent four-day stint of video gaming to blame?
Is the QuantiFERON-TB Blood Assay a Good Replacement for the Tuberculin Skin Test in Tuberculosis Sc

Is the QuantiFERON-TB Blood Assay a Good Replacement for the Tuberculin Skin Test in Tuberculosis Sc

Has the tuberculin skin test been replaced by an interferon blood assay for detecting tuberculosis?
Impact of Metabolic Syndrome in Surgical Patients

Impact of Metabolic Syndrome in Surgical Patients

What impact does the metabolic sydrome have on surgical outcomes?
Ambulatory Care Quality: Physician vs Patient Perceptions

Ambulatory Care Quality: Physician vs Patient Perceptions

Do patients and clinicians view the quality of ambulatory care differently and, if so, why? This new study takes a look at the issues.
Serum Free Light Chain Analysis in Plasma Cell Disorders

Serum Free Light Chain Analysis in Plasma Cell Disorders

What is the most effective method for detecting monoclonal free light chains in multiple myeloma and related disorders? This study compared two diagnostic testing strategies.