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Pulsed Antibiotics- The Future for Lyme by Dr. Phuli Cohan Medical Doctor Posted Tue 06 Oct 2009 10:02pm I am working with infectious disease specialist, Dr J (SC) and am excited to share his concept of "pulsed antibiotic therapy" and how he is treating me and hundreds of others, successfully, For the first time in over 1 1/2 years I feel I am getting my life back. The 3 major players in chronic Lyme are Borrelia (Lyme), Babesia,and Bartonella. ... Read on »
Weeks 11-19: I'm So Much Better by Dr. Phuli Cohan Medical Doctor Posted Mon 25 Jan 2010 5:49am My last post detailed weeks 9 and 10 of Dr J's protocol. This post is long overdo for a couple of reasons: (1) I've been on the challenging part of the protocol, pulsed IV Tigecycline (Tygacil, 50 mg), and (2) (the best reason of all), I am so much better on my days and weeks off antibiotics that I've been "doing life," and not living through a c ... Read on »
Strategies for Diagnosing and Treating Dehydration in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted Thu 29 Oct 2009 11:02pm From Medscape Medical News CME Laurie Barclay , Désirée Lie, 10/16/2009 Clinical Context Fluid and electrolyte disturbances form diarrhea and vomiting result in 1.5 million patient visits yearly in the US and 300 deaths. Several methods are available to assess hydration and the need for rehydration and hospital admission in childr ... Read on »
Strategies for Diagnosing and Treating Dehydration in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm From Medscape Medical News CME Laurie Barclay , Désirée Lie, 10/16/2009 Clinical Context Fluid and electrolyte disturbances form diarrhea and vomiting result in 1.5 million patient visits yearly in the US and 300 deaths. Several methods are available to assess hydration and the need for rehydration and hospital admission in chil ... Read on »
Induced Hypothermia Part III by Adam THOMPSON Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm Most recent studies from Pubmed: [1]Organ injury caused by ischaemia and anoxia during prolonged cardiac arrest is compounded by reperfusion injury that occurs when spontaneous circulation is restored. Mild hypothermia (32-35 degrees C) is neuroprotective through several mechanisms, including suppression of apoptosis, red ... Read on »
Weeks 9 & 10: Dr J Protocol by Dr. Phuli Cohan Medical Doctor Posted Thu 31 Dec 2009 1:08pm 2 Comments This was the first time that I was to have 2 weeks without antibiotics!! For the first 3-4 days I still had die-off symptoms (sweats, hyperactivity, mood swings, and a lot of fatigue), from the IV treatments and the 2 preceding days of Flagyl. Slowly I started to feel more "normal," though I still had some trouble falling asleep and eczema rem ... Read on »
Adventures in Temporary Industrial Nursing by PM, RN Registered Nurse Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:12pm I think I may have mentioned this before, but I have a bad habit of staying up/out too late the night before something important is supposed to happen. I've always had difficulty initiating sleep, but some times it's more acute than others. Two nights ago, I woke up at 6 in the evening. Realizing that in two days I would have to wake up ... Read on »
Great night at work by Nurse Lochia .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 8:55am I love when I have such a great night at work. Let me count the ways that made it such an excellent night 1. As I walked out of the house to go to work, it decides to start raining like crazy. A serious downpour, right on to my freshly styled "do". My hair looked awful by the time I got to the van, but I figured "Hey, I'm saving a patient a t ... Read on »
BOOK LOVE: The No-Cry Nap Solution by Elizabeth Pantley by Bethany H. Posted Sat 21 Mar 2009 4:00pm It's been forever since I've posted a book review! Honestly, how dare I leave you hanging? Well, it is pretty indicative of the time I've had lately juggling work and yes, children. Some of which deals with the very issues discussed in today's book-- NAP TIMES--because I do work from home at least 2 times a week with an 18-month-old, who, um does ... Read on »
Go In With Solutions: Part 2 by Joeymom Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 Feb 2013 6:05pm Yes, it's February- and time to start thinking about Joey's IEP for next year. Ive been thinking about what I think Joey needs, listening to Joey and his difficulties, and considering what he should be learning and doing. I've been thinking about the models that have worked for him, and what key components made those models work. Then I've been t ... Read on »