Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC

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No Benefit of Prophylactic Platelet Transfusion for Bleeding Prevention in Dengue

No Benefit of Prophylactic Platelet Transfusion for Bleeding Prevention in Dengue

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A randomized trial found that, compared with supportive care alone, added prophylactic platelet transfusion is not effective in preventing bleeding in patients with dengue and thrombocytopenia, and may also lead to adverse effects.

Is CMV a Major Contributor to Cardiovascular Disease in RA?

Is CMV a Major Contributor to Cardiovascular Disease in RA?

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An expert Q&A with Florian Kern, PhD, deputy director of research at Brighton and Sussex Medical School in the UK, who makes the case that cytomegalovirus is a major driver of cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Anti-HBs Protect Against HBV Reactivation During Chemotherapy

Anti-HBs Protect Against HBV Reactivation During Chemotherapy

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Meta-analysis provides further support to findings that show a protective role of antibody to hepatitis B surface antigen against reactivation in patients with resolved HBV undergoing chemotherapy for hematologic tumors without antiviral prophylaxis.

Liver and Treatment Failure Cases Linked With Newer HCV Antivirals

Liver and Treatment Failure Cases Linked With Newer HCV Antivirals

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While direct-acting antivirals represent an important advance in the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection, further investigation is needed to understand the reasons for the cases of liver failure and antiviral failure reported to the FDA.

Targeted CBT for HCV Patients Helps to Reduce Pain and Substance Use

Targeted CBT for HCV Patients Helps to Reduce Pain and Substance Use

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Customized CBT reduced substance use disorder, pain severity, and pain interference in veterans with HCV.

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