Tina Tan, Author at Neurology Advisor

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Osteomyelitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Osteomyelitis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Osteomyelitis is defined an inflammation of bone and bone marrow that is generally caused by the presence of infection. It is considered to be “acute” if it is diagnosed within 2 weeks of…

Pertussis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has pertussis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Pertussis or whooping cough is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection caused by the gram-negative bacillus, Bordetella pertussis. Humans are the only known hosts of the disease. Transmission occurs by close contact with…

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