Eileen O'Grady, PhD, RN, NP, discusses the management of emotional eating and food addiction, the hunger scale, and the role of cognitive behavioral therapy in treating these conditions.
Episode 10: In this podcast, Jaspal Singh, MD, interviews Ellie Hirshberg, MD, and Cara Agerstrand, MD, on ECMO and its current state, including the utility and limitations of ECMO during the COVID-19 pandemic and the selection criteria for patients to be considered for ECMO.
A 23-year-old military pilot presented to an aviation clinic for his annual flight physical examination. At the start of the examination, the patient drew the flight surgeon’s attention to a lump on the left side of his neck.
A 38-year-old man presents with several days of ongoing severe abdominal pain in his upper abdomen that radiates to his back. He describes the pain as “boring and unrelenting” and is not crampy or colicky.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new recommendations for preventing and controlling influenza during the 2021-2022 season, especially in light of the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
Is This a Puss Caterpillar Sting or Something Else? How a Common Medical Error Can Delay a Diagnosis
Sometimes a patient’s self-diagnosis can be helpful. On the other hand, a patient also can lead the diagnostician astray. The power of suggestion can cause the clinician to anchor on one part of the history or physical examination, a common heuristic error.
In this commentary, Michael Bloch, MD, writes about the cardiovascular risk of exposure to ambient air pollution and how clinicians can play a role in mitigating exposure to reduce blood pressure and cardiovascular risk.
In this article, James Matera, DO, writes about the benefits of using SGLT2 inhibitors to treat patients with type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and cardiovascular disease, including how the use of SGLT2 inhibitors can help address racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
A 33-year-old man who was severely autistic and agitated presented for evaluation of right eye trauma that had been induced by the suction of a vacuum cleaner hose 1 day prior.
A 31-year-old woman is seen in the office several weeks after having sustained a Doppler ultrasonography–confirmed deep vein thrombosis of her left popliteal vein with some extension proximally. She had been treated with apixaban and currently is on maintenance anticoagulation with that agent.