Cassandra Pardini

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Point-of-Care Testing Methods Compared for Influenza Detection

Point-of-Care Testing Methods Compared for Influenza Detection

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Study authors aimed to assess the clinical impact of a POC PCR test (the Cobas LIAT Influenza A/B assay) for the diagnosis of influenza.

Severe Rhabdomyolysis in a Patient With Acute Influenza Infection

Severe Rhabdomyolysis in a Patient With Acute Influenza Infection

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The patient, who had a history significant for cerebral palsy, seizures, and chronic constipation, had presented complaining of 3 days of fever, nausea, vomiting, and anorexia.

Exposure to Heat in Car May Decrease Epinephrine Concentration in Autoinjectors

Exposure to Heat in Car May Decrease Epinephrine Concentration in Autoinjectors

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In order to determine the effect of heat exposure on the concentration of adrenaline in EAIs, the study authors placed nine 0.3mg EpiPen Senior EAIs inside a parked car from 8:30 AM until 8:30 PM on a summer day.

Dapsone Efficacy Examined in Patients With Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Dapsone Efficacy Examined in Patients With Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

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In order to assess the safety and efficacy of dapsone, a sulfone antibiotic, in the treatment of CSU, the study authors reviewed the medical records of 79 CSU patients treated with dapsone.

Oral Corticosteroid Use in Asthma May Increase Risk for Complications

Oral Corticosteroid Use in Asthma May Increase Risk for Complications

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The study authors aimed to assess AE risk and complications of OCS use in patients with asthma since most studies only report them in non-asthmatic patients.

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