Bacterial meningitis can cause permanent brain damage and even death. Important is the time of diagnosis. If there is at least the minimum suspicion of this desease, immediately carry out a lumbar puncture with a view to confirm or exclude it, also it will help identify the causative microorganism. Last usually specify, starting from the patient’s age, the fact of ...Read More »
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Atrial fibrillation after surgical intervention on the heart. Atrial fibrillation in severe and acute diseases.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) occurs frequently after open surgical intervention on the heart (approximately 25-50% of patients). When this happens, do at least 1-2 attempts to restore sinus rhythm. Anticoagulation with heparin or warfarin may be contraindicated, especially in the early postoperative period, so the rhythm of the patient is monitored closely to rapidly identify AF and to perform an electrical ...Read More »