Volume 49 - Issue 2 - February 2009

Consultant

Rash Reaction to Wine
Rash Reaction to Wine
04/25/2011
<p><em>My patient is a 45-year-old woman who has a severe reaction to wine; however, she can drink “hard” liquor with no problems. Her reactions are mainly dermatological, such as itching, rash,...
04/25/2011
Drug Eruption
Drug Eruption
04/25/2011

NIKOLAOS K. AKRITIDIS, MD, ANTONIOS SOUTOPOULOS, MD, and GERASIMOS BAXEVANOS, MD G. Hatzikosta General Hospital of Ioannina, Greece

NIKOLAOS K. AKRITIDIS, MD, ANTONIOS SOUTOPOULOS, MD, and GERASIMOS BAXEVANOS, MD G. Hat...
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04/25/2011
Ogilvie Syndrome
Ogilvie Syndrome
04/25/2011

NEDAA SKEIK, MD
St Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Lewiston, Me
FADI I. JABR, MD
Horizon Medical Center, Dickson, Tenn

NEDAA SKEIK, MD St Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Lewiston, Me FADI I. JABR, MD Horizo...
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04/25/2011
Chronic Tophaceous Gout
Chronic Tophaceous Gout
04/25/2011

ANGELA POTTER, MD, SARAH TAYLOR, BS, and LOREN A. CROWN, MD
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Covington

ANGELA POTTER, MD, SARAH TAYLOR, BS, and LOREN A. CROWN, MD University of Tennessee Col...
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04/25/2011
Wernicke Encephalopathy
Wernicke Encephalopathy
04/25/2011

RIAD EL FAKIH, MD and ANNE MONROE BLAIR
Kansas University School of Medicine–Wichita
SWARNALATHA PALLEMPATI, MD
Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India

RIAD EL FAKIH, MD and ANNE MONROE BLAIR Kansas University School of Medicine–Wichita SW...
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04/25/2011
04/25/2011

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD—Series Editor

 
GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD—Series Editor  
<p>When a prescription is written for warfarin, all the risks of therapy are usually appreciated. The same may be said for other potentially problematic drugs, including lithium and phenytoin. Is the...
04/25/2011
Renal Artery Stenosis
Renal Artery Stenosis
04/25/2011

DONALD G. VIDT, MD—Series Editor
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

 

DONALD G. VIDT, MD—Series Editor Cleveland Clinic Foundation  
<p>My patient is a 66-year-old man with long-standing hypertension and atherosclerotic heart disease. During a recent coronary arteriogram, the cardiologist performed renal artery screening, which...
04/25/2011
Lice infestation
Lice infestation
04/25/2011

ALEX M. GERBER, DO and RICHARD LUCK, DO
St John’s Episcopal Hospital South Shore

 

ALEX M. GERBER, DO and RICHARD LUCK, DO St John’s Episcopal Hospital South Shore  ...
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04/25/2011
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
04/25/2011

TYLER L. CHRISTENSEN, MD
GERALD L. ANDRIOLE Jr, MD
Washington University School of Medicine

TYLER L. CHRISTENSEN, MD GERALD L. ANDRIOLE Jr, MD Washington University School of Medi...
ABSTRACT: Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), one of the most common diseases of men, can lead to bladder outlet obstruction.
04/25/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/25/2011
<p>Patients frequently present with symptoms they describe as “carpal tunnel syndrome.” When a patient complains of this syndrome, I often use a modified paper clip to test 2-point discrimination in...
04/25/2011
Ingrown Toenails
Ingrown Toenails
04/25/2011
<p><span>The edges of some toenails curve inward and grow into the side of the toe, resulting in infection and the need for office surgery. </span></p>
04/25/2011
penicillin
penicillin
04/25/2011

AMANDA R. GILLION, PharmD, CHRISTOPHER K. FINCH, PharmD, BCPS, and TIMOTHY H. SELF, PharmD—Series Editor
Methodist University Hospital and University of Tennessee, Memphis

 

AMANDA R. GILLION, PharmD, CHRISTOPHER K. FINCH, PharmD, BCPS, and TIMOTHY H. SELF, Pha...
<p><span class="article-text"><span>Penicillin-induced neurotoxicity was first recognized by Johnson and Walker in 1945 after intraventricular administration of <span...
04/25/2011
Silent Myocardial Ischemia
Silent Myocardial Ischemia
04/25/2011

TERA D. MOORE, PharmD, BCPS
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
The University of Texas College of Pharmacy

AMY P. WITTE, PharmD
University of the Incarnate Word

ROBERT CHILTON, DO, FACC
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Dr Moore is clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy and University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. She is the pharmacy primary care clinical coordinator for the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio. Dr Witte is assistant professor at the Feik School of Pharmacy at the University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio. Dr Chilton is professor of medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, and director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory for the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio.

TERA D. MOORE, PharmD, BCPS University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio The ...
Silent myocardial ischemia is a major component of the total ischemic burden for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD); it is estimated that between 2 and 3 million persons with stable CAD have...
04/25/2011
Sudden Cardiac Death
Sudden Cardiac Death
04/25/2011
<p>I have a healthy 16-year-old patient who needs a preparticipation physical examination. The family history is significant for the father’s sudden death from a thoracic aortic aneurysm at 42 years...
04/25/2011
Dr Lawrence Kaplan
Dr Lawrence Kaplan
04/25/2011
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04/25/2011
Oral Lesion
Oral Lesion
04/25/2011

HENRY SCHNEIDERMAN, MD—Series Editor—RUTH S. GOLDBLATT, DMD, and JESSIE RICHTER STASULIS, DMD

 
Dr Schneiderman is vice-president for medical services and physician-in-chief, Hebrew Health Care, West Hartford, Conn, and president of its Connecticut Geriatric Specialty Group. He is professor of medicine (geriatrics) and associate professor of pathology, University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, and clinical professor, nursing, Yale University. Dr Goldblatt is assistant clinical professor, division of general dentistry, University of Connecticut Health Center, and chief, dental services, Hebrew Health Care. Dr Stasulis is a 2008 graduate of the University of Connecticut Health Center’s School of Dental Medicine, practicing general and restorative dentistry in Avon, Conn.
HENRY SCHNEIDERMAN, MD—Series Editor—RUTH S. GOLDBLATT, DMD, and JESSIE RICHTER STASULI...
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04/25/2011