Although hands-on experience in hematology practical work has been an integral part of physiology education, the students’ perception on the importance of the same has remained largely unexplored. The objective of this...Read More
von Willebrand’s disease (VWD) is the most common inherited bleeding disorder. The 1-desamino-8-d-arginine vasopressin (DDAVP) is the treatment of choice for most responsive patients with VWD. The aim of this study was to...Read More
Guidelines for the Management of Adult Acute and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in the ICU: Cardiovascular, Endocrine, Hematologic, Pulmonary, and Renal Considerations.
To develop evidence-based recommendations for clinicians caring for adults with acute or acute on chronic liver failure in the ICU.The guideline panel comprised 29 members with expertise in aspects of care of the critically ill...Read More
Venous hematology, biochemistry, and blood gas analysis of free-ranging Eastern Copperheads (Agkistrodon contortrix) and Eastern Ratsnakes (Pantherophis alleghaniensis).
Hematology, plasma biochemistry, and blood gas analysis were performed on venous samples obtained from free-ranging Eastern Copperheads (Agkistrodon contortrix) and Eastern Ratsnakes (Pantherophis alleghaniensis) in central...Read More
In 2015, a previously unrecognized intracytoplasmic erythrocytic inclusion was discovered in anemic wild-caught adult gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus). Subsequently, molecular diagnostics revealed this inclusion to be a...Read More
Arterial cardiovascular events are the leading cause of death in patients with JAK2V617F myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN). However, their mechanisms are poorly understood. The high prevalence of myocardial infarction without...Read More
Multidisciplinary Tool Kit for Febrile Neutropenia: Stewardship Guidelines, Epidemiology, and Antibiotic Use Ratios.
Inappropriate vancomycin for febrile neutropenia (FN) is an ideal antimicrobial stewardship target. To improve vancomycin prescribing, we instituted a multifaceted intervention, including an educational guideline with audit for...Read More
Gender Differences in Faculty Rank and Leadership Positions Among Hematologists and Oncologists in the United States.
Gender disparity persists in academic medicine. Female faculty are underrepresented in leadership positions and have lower research output. We studied gender differences in faculty rank and departmental leadership and...Read More
Immature platelet fraction: A useful marker for identifying the cause of thrombocytopenia and predicting platelet recovery.
The assessment of bone marrow thrombopoietic activity in patients with thrombocytopenia is necessary to achieve an accurate diagnosis and administer effective treatment. We evaluated the discriminatory power of the immature...Read More