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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

View disease awareness information, treatment options and European Cystic Fibrosis Society best practice guidelines.

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Journal articles

Heat-stable carbetocin versus oxytocin to prevent hemorrhage after vaginal birth

Postpartum hemorrhage is the most common cause of maternal death. Oxytocin is the standard therapy for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage , but it requires cold storage, which is not available in many countries.

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The effectiveness of prehospital hypertonic saline for hypotensive trauma patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The optimal prehospital fluid for the treatment of hypotension is unknown. Hypertonic fluids may increase circulatory volume and mute the pro-inflammatory response of the body to injury and illness.

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Clinical trials

Carbetocin RTS for preventing postpartum haemorrhage: a randomized non-inferiority controlled trial (CHAMPION)

A phase III, randomized, double-blind, active, controlled, multinational, multicentre, non-inferiority trial using carbetocin room temperature stable (RTS) for the prevention of postpartum...

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