Tag Archives: Surgery

VA Resident Report: Review of Fournier’s gangrene

The Bottom Line: Fournier’s gangrene is a progressive necrotizing soft-tissue infection (NSTI) of the external genitalia and/or perineum. It is a urological emergency requiring prompt diagnosis and treatment — even with administration of parenteral broad-spectrum antibiotics and expedited aggressive surgical debridement, the disease … Continue reading

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Use of beta blockers in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery

Excerpt from “2014 ACC/AHA guideline on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation and management of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines.” “Class IIb In patients with intermediate- or high-risk myocardial … Continue reading

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