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Health Care Mall: Therapy for BaSO4

Therapy for BaSO4 aspiration depends upon its severity. Initial management includes aggressive bronchoscopic suctioning and postural drainage. BAL is controversial since the contrast medium can be diluted and dispersed into other areas. Patients should be closely monitored for respiratory distress … Continue reading

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VKA therapy

First, the experiments of Wessler and Gitel over 40 years ago using a stasis model of thrombosis in rabbits showed that the antithrombotic effect of warfarin requires 6 days of treatment, whereas an anticoagulant effect develops in 2 days. The antithrombotic effect of warfarin … Continue reading

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