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TriStar Summit offers award for nurses - Wilson Post



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TriStar Summit offers award for nurses 
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TriStar Summit Medical Center recently kicked off a new recognition program, The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, as part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the monumental efforts nurses perform each day. Based in Glen Ellen, Calif ...

 


Guerin Emig: Parker Price wrestles at state and kids show us the way again - Tulsa World



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Guerin Emig: Parker Price wrestles at state and kids show us the way again 
Tulsa World
They're making this bigger than when I had ITP.? When Price was in junior high he was diagnosed with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, a dangerous blood disorder. ?Parker was bleeding so bad (internally) you could write on his arm with your finger ...

 


Power Jacks: How one patient is helping others by gathering and donating power chargers - WGNO



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Power Jacks: How one patient is helping others by gathering and donating power chargers 
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Soon after, he was diagnosed with an auto immune disease called ITP, or Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. ITP is a bleeding disorder due to unusually low levels of platelets. "I had never been to the hospital before..it was very scary," says Lewy ...

 


Immunosuppressive Therapy in ITP - OncLive



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Immunosuppressive Therapy in ITP 
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Ivy Altomare, MD: Let's move on to Rituxan (rituximab), our anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody that is used very often in idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura. It is not FDA approved for the indication, but as Dr. McCrae mentioned earlier, it is used with ...

 


Splenectomy Versus Other Therapy in ITP - OncLive



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Splenectomy Versus Other Therapy in ITP 
OncLive
Let's talk about the rates of remission with splenectomy. What are the response rates? How are you using splenectomy in clinical practice, when there are these other agents that are effective and you don't have to remove part of your body? Keith R ...

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'Extraordinary' Nurse Honored ? Garrett Receives DAISY Award - The Missourian



'Extraordinary' Nurse Honored ? Garrett Receives DAISY Award 
The Missourian
... is being honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Garrett was nominated for the award by her colleague, Terri Morgan, CRNA, who noted that Garrett goes above and beyond to make children comfortable and less afraid when they are ...

 


Highland nurse receives DAISY Award - Belleville News-Democrat



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Highland nurse receives DAISY Award 
Belleville News-Democrat
Patrick died at the age of 33 in late 1999 from complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), a little known but not uncommon auto-immune disease. The care Patrick and his family received from nurses while he was ill inspired this unique ...

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Dova Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Operating and Financial Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)



Dova Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Operating and Financial Results 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Alex Sapir, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dova, commented, ?The highlight of the fourth quarter was acceptance of avatrombopag with Priority Review by the FDA. This designation represents a validation of the need for a novel therapy for the ...

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Clinical Management of Corticosteroids in ITP - OncLive



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Clinical Management of Corticosteroids in ITP 
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Keith R. McCrae, MD: Well the duration for standard prednisone is for as long as they continue prednisone. Classically, in adult idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura, when you taper, as you taper, you're going to start to see a fall in the platelet ...

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DAISY Award honors nurse at TAMC's Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill - WAGM



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DAISY Award honors nurse at TAMC's Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill 
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Patrick died at the age of 33 in late 1999 from complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), a little known but not uncommon auto-immune disease. The care Patrick and his family received from nurses while he was ill inspired this unique ...