Saturday Apr 27
MKSAP: 35-year-old woman with an acute exacerbation of asthma
A 35-year-old woman is evaluated in an urgent care center for an acute exacerbation of asthma.
Another drug compounder recalls products
Yet another drug compounding company that holds a license to sell its products in Tennessee is recalling all of its sterile injectable drugs after federal inspectors found evidence of bacterial contamination in one of its products.
House Subcommittee Report on Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Details FDA Failures
In a majority staff report released on April 16, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations stated the Food and Drug Administration received a litany of complaints about New England Compounding Center and its sister company, Ameridose, right up until the 2012 meningitis outbreak.
Report reveals FDA knew of complaints against Massachusetts pharmacy
House Republicans claimed on Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration should taken action much earlier on the Massachusetts pharmacy responsible for making contaminated medications that lead to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
Featured in Journal Watch: Guidelines Warn Against Using Steroids in Spinal Injury
Comprehensive consensus guidelines published in Neurosurgery recommend against use of methylprednisolone in acute spinal cord injury.