by Cathy Parkes July 07, 2021 Updated: September 15, 2021
Don't get TIPSY when taking your TB meds! Alcohol is contraindicated for these TB meds: Isoniazid, Rifampin, Pyrazinamide, Ethambutol. All carry a risk for hepatotoxicity!
by Cathy Parkes Sep 13, 2021
Incidence vs. Prevalence:
Incidence is the number of NEW cases of disease/injury in a population during a period of time.
Prevalence is the number of ALL cases (new and pre-existing) of disease/injury in a population during a period of time
by Cathy Parkes Sep 10, 2021
A negative nitrogen balance indicates insufficient PROTEIN intake (due to illness, malnutrition, or aging).
It means the patient is using protein faster than it is being synthesized.