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THE LATEST BULLETINS:


Autumn 2006 PES NEWSLETTER
October, November, December 2006

  • FOCUS:
  • The Porphyrias are Metabolic Diseases li>
  • FECH and EPP
  • Hypoglycemia an Indicator of Porph
  • Dioxon Exposure to Be Avoided by Porphyrics

Summer 2006 PES NEWSLETTER
July, August, September 2006

  • FOCUS:
  • Porphyria Pain and Use of Opiod Analgesics
  • Electrolyte Balance Essential in Acute Porphyrias
  • Using NSAIDS in Treating Porphyria Pain
  • Porphyria Cutaneous Tardea and Blistering
  • Analgesics Used for Treating Porphyria Pain

June 2006 PES NEWSLETTER

  • FOCUS:
  • Neuropsychological Aspects of Porphyria
  • Always Review Anesthesia Drugs
  • Heme Biosynthesis is the Backbone of the Porphyrias
  • Hypoglycemia is an Indicator of Porphyria

May 2006 PES NEWSLETTER

  • FOCUS:
  • Potassium: a Vital Electrolyte in Porphyria
  • Mental Changes in Acute Porphyria
  • Using Safe Inhalation Agents
  • Physiology & Anatomy of Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Seizure Treatment in Acute Porphyrias

April 2006 PES NEWSLETTER

  • FOCUS:
  • Muscle Relaxants Vary Widely in Safety
  • Better Treatment Reduces Mortability Rate
  • Edema Often Present in Porphyrias
  • Suicide and Porphyric Pain
  • PPOX Genes: Protoporphyrinogen Oxidase and VP

March 2006 PES NEWSLETTER

  • FOCUS:
  • Analgesics and Treatment in Acute Porphyrias
  • The Role of Genetics and Illness
  • Dysuria Often an Attack Symptom
  • Diagnosis of PN in Porphyria
  • Pain Medication in Porphyria

February 2006 PES NEWSLETTER

  • FOCUS:
  • Use of Anxiolytics in Acute Porphyrics
  • Inheritance of Genetic Conditions
  • Why UA's Should Be Performed
  • Attitude is Important in Porphyria
  • Bone Pain Associated With Porphyria
  • Magnesium Important For Porphyrics

January 2006 PES NEWSLETTER

  • FOCUS:
  • Cardiac Medications for Acute Porphyrics
  • Abdominal Distention a Common Symptom
  • Psychosis Can Present in Attacks
  • Basic Genetics Helps Understanding
  • Toxic Neuropathy Often Possible
  • Muscle Pain Common in PN