Kidney Health
Kidney Health
09/13/2022
A 33-year-old man presented to our emergency department after a few hours of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea associated with left lower quadrant abdominal discomfort.
09/13/2022
Review
Review
06/25/2022
Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are recommended for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation and mild to moderate chronic kidney disease. However, data are limited regarding the use of...
06/25/2022
Case in Point
Case in Point
04/12/2022
A 38-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with a comminuted right intertrochanteric hip fracture after a minor fall. After open reduction and internal fixation of the right hip, the patient was found...
04/12/2022
Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
03/17/2022
A 20-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3- to 4-week history of worsening dyspnea upon exertion, lower extremity edema, weakness, anorexia, and vomiting.
03/17/2022
What's Your Diagnosis?
What's Your Diagnosis?
03/09/2022
A 51-year-old woman was hospitalized with sepsis secondary to tubo-ovarian abscess. She received intravenous ampicillin-sulbactam and underwent percutaneous drainage. Intravenous ciprofloxacin was added to...
03/09/2022
Case In Point
Case In Point
01/25/2022
Valacyclovir is generally well-tolerated; however, several reports of neurotoxicity have been described in patients with and without underlying renal impairment. Despite these reports, valacyclovir-induced...
01/25/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/30/2021
A 4-year-old boy with a history of chronic kidney disease presented with a 4-hour history of sudden onset of pain in his right lower quadrant, which was associated with anorexia and fatigue.
11/30/2021
What's the Take Home?
What's the Take Home?
09/14/2021
A 67-year-old man presented to the office for a general medical examination. He had no new or significant symptoms to report. Of particular interest, 16 years ago, abdominal ultrasonography for...
09/14/2021
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
10/06/2017

Ursula C. Brewster, MD

Ursula C. Brewster, MD
An 87-year-old man presented with a gradual onset of increased abdominal girth of 1 year’s duration. He reported that the associated symptoms had progressed to constant abdominal pain, fatigue, and...
10/06/2017
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease
02/15/2017
Nearly 25% of patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease will at some point need emergency hemodialysis to treat hyperkalemia, a common comorbidity.
02/15/2017