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Is It Time to Be Dis-ENCHANTED with Low Dose Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke?

• June 15th, 2016

Ms. M, is hustled in to your emergency room, a septuagenarian with a history of hypertension. She was last noted to be well and playing with her grandchildren 1 hour ago, when her family noticed she began to slur her words, her face drooped to the left and she felt a heaviness & inability to… Read More…

Scaling the ALPS — Antiarrhythmic Drugs in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

• May 4th, 2016

Imagine you are out for an evening jog when a young man, who is running ahead of you, collapses. You rush over and a rapid assessment suggests that he is unresponsive, has no pulse, and is not breathing. You start chest compressions and a bystander calls 911. EMS arrives soon, however, after 5 cycles of… Read More…

Therapy for Symptoms Attributed to Lyme Disease

• March 30th, 2016

PLEASE, may we understand persistent symptoms attributable to Lyme disease? There are few diseases that have created divisions between the medical establishment and some patients, or that have engaged political interest, as much as chronic Lyme disease has. In their recent NEJM article, Berende et al have provided evidence to guide the major controversy regarding the… Read More…

Treating Ebola with Convalescent Plasma

• January 6th, 2016

On the eve of Christmas in 1891, Emil von Behring, the “Father of Serum Therapy,” injected Diphtheria therapeutic serum into an eight-year-old child suffering from severe diphtheria, and created history when the child was completely cured. He went on to win the Nobel Prize in 1901 for opening “a new road in the domain of medical science”… Read More…