Decision Support in Medicine

Decision Support in Medicine

Considerations for Geriatric Patients in the Hospital

book040Clinical Decision Support: Endocrinology & Metabolism – 2nd EditionStephanieRogersDecision Support in MedicineCopyright © 2017, 2013 Decision Support in Medicine, LLC. All rights reserved.2017, 2013Decision Support in Medicine, LLC.Considerations for Geriatric Patients in the HospitalAre You Sure the Patient Has Paget’s Disease? Paget Disease of bone is a disorder of localized bone remodeling caused by abnormal…

Abaloparatide

My patient read on the internet that there is a new drug for osteoporosis called abaloparatide. Is it available? What does it do? Abaloparatide is a new drug being considered by the FDA for the treatment of osteoporosis. Like teriparatide (Forteo), it is an anabolic agent, one that actually builds bone. So, it is very…

Rickettsialpox

Rickettsialpox Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Rickettsialpox is an acute, self-limited febrile illness that belongs to the spotted fever group of rickettsioses caused by the bacteria Rickettsia akari. It was first identified by Dr. Robert Huebner in New York City in 1946. Although relatively benign,…

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