Initial hematocrit and test within 3 mo of starting regular chronic therapy repeat every 6-12 mo (more frequently in high-risk patients, e.g., &gt65 years, peptic ulcer disease, concurrent steroids or anticoagulants) electrolytes, creatinine, and BUN 3 mo of starting regular chronic therapy repeat every 6-12 mo
A cardiologist recommended that the man immediately have a , in which a to the heart and injects a dye that then shows up on x-rays that look for blockages. If the test found a blockage, the cardiologist advised, the executive should get a stent, a metal tube that slips into the artery and forces it open.Advocates are tracking new developments in neonatal research and technology—and transforming one of America&aposs most contentious debates.
However, there are significant loopholes here. The information gleaned is historical (2004 to 2013) and yet is being used explain current practice and even as a reason to change procedures.
The current researchers found the most dramatic rise in the number of children with unsafe blood-lead levels in Mount Pleasant and Columbia Heights, the southeastern portion of Capitol Hill, a large swath of Ward 4 along Georgia Avenue, and Northeast Washington&aposs Langdon Park. According to a Post analysis of lead tests in 2003 and 2004, these were all neighborhoods where some of the highest levels of lead were measured in tap water during the crisis. Those areas also relied heavily on lead pipes. A new stu
An API memo details the lobby group’s benzene “risk management” program, which aims to “develop scientific data . . . for use in science advocacy, risk management, litigation support.” The memo states that benzene is “of particular concern to the industry” because “tighter regulation . . . could impose substantial costs.”