Jeffrey M. Bergelson, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Jeffrey M. Bergelson

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Neonatal enteroviral infection

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has neonatal enteroviral infection? What are the typical findings for this disease? Although enteroviruses generally cause mild and self-limited disease, newborns – especially those infected at the time of delivery – are susceptible to overwhelming infection. Severely affected infants typically present during the…

Viral myocarditis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has viral myocarditis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. Cardiomyopathy is dysfunction of the heart muscle with or without inflammation. The most common identified cause of myocarditis in children is viruses. Viral myocarditis may…

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