Resources Authored by: Cynthia Tang

CMS Responds to New Sepsis-3 Definition

The newly proposed Sepsis-3 definition has been the subject of great controversy and consternation since its publication in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on February 23, 2016.  That controversial definition discarded the concept of SIRS...

CMS Responds to New Sepsis-3 Definition

The newly proposed Sepsis-3 definition has been the subject of great controversy and consternation since its publication in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on February 22, 2016. That controversial definition discarded the concept of SIRS as the...

Functional Quadriplegia

Functional quadriplegia is a bona fide clinical condition comparable to physical quadriplegia in its consequences, yet rarely diagnosed. The impact of functional quadriplegia on intensity and complexity of care, severity of illness, and cost of care is equivalent in...

HIV Disease

A 47 year old female with a past medical history of “HIV” was admitted with abscess and cellulitis of the thighs which were treated with IV Vancomycin, Ceftaz and Clindamycin. She had been recently hospitalized for disseminated herpes zoster with cervical...