Blood poisoning See septicemia

Blood transfusions The injection of blood from a healthy person into the circulation of a child whose blood is deficient in quality or quantity. Several different components of blood can be transfused into a child, but red blood cells are the most common type of blood product transfusion. There are several reasons why a child may require a blood transfusion, including a sudden loss of blood low hemoglobin count before, during, or after surgery severe heart or lung disease bone marrow failure or...

Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Plaquenil

Travelers to malaria-risk areas in Mexico, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and certain countries in Central America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe should take hydroxychloroquine sulfate or chloro-quine as their antimalarial drug. The first dose of hydroxychloroquine sulfate should be taken one week before arrival in the malaria-risk area. It should then be taken once a week, on the same day of the week, while in the malaria-risk area, and once a week for four weeks after leaving the...