The key result: Only 1 of 42 patients who received postexposure
prophylaxis met the prespecified definition of pertussis, compared with 6 of 44 in the watchful waiting group.
At 1 day postexposure
, the relative percentage of neutrophils was significantly increased by Ti[O.
Cases include ectopic pregnancy, septic abortion, hypertensive emergencies, cardiac failure, acute asthma attack, fetal distress, jaundice, obstructed labor, postpartum collapse, acute pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian torsion, endotoxic shock, acute urinary retention, sexual assault, abnormal uterine bleeding, emergency contraception, gynecologic oncology emergencies, postexposure
prophylaxis to HIV and hepatitis B, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, diabetic ketoacidosis, and medicolegal and ethical issues.
The committee also voted separately to recommend postexposure
antimicrobial prophylaxis for all health care personnel (HCP) who have unprotected exposure to pertussis and are likely to expose high-risk patients--such as pregnant women or hospitalized newborns--to the disease, even if the HCP were previously vaccinated.
While not conclusive, those findings suggested that there may be a benefit to both monitoring and postexposure
prophylaxis in vaccinated HCP, Dr.
Though these types of exposure are not major contributors to HIV incidence, and postexposure
prophylaxis is not expected to play a major role in reducing the incidence of disease, it is available to persons potentially exposed to HIV, and it is beneficial to know when it is and is not indicated.
Sparrows were deprived of water for 6 hours postexposure
(PE) in an attempt to mimic specific winter conditions.
The bill would also mandate that patients be able to receive postexposure
treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.
prophylaxis for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection following sexual assault.
Although chapter six does offer a good discussion on postexposure
management and the use of postexposure
chemoprophylaxis (PEP) through text and algorithms, it neglects to mention that risk of sero-conversion could be reduced through appropriate use of PEP.
Several studies demonstrate that US postexposure
affects conditioned responding established by the pairing (see Delamater & LoLordo, 1991, for a review).
New evidence-based guidelines, Updated Guidelines for Antiretroviral Postexposure
Prophylaxis after Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV--United States, 2016, are now available online (http://www.