Volume 50 - Issue 5 - May 2010

Consultant

Breast Cancer Screening
Breast Cancer Screening
04/26/2011

MARA SCHONBERG, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School

MARA SCHONBERG, MD, MPH Harvard Medical School
The AGS encourages screening mammography for women younger than 85 who have at least 5 years' life expectancy and for healthy women 85 and older.
04/26/2011
Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
04/26/2011
<p>I read with great interest the recent commentary by Dr Gregory Rutecki, "Predicting the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: When Does the Clock Start Ticking?" Dr Rutecki makes some excellent points...
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In the February 2010 issue of CONSULTANT, we published a question from John Mosby, MD, who wanted to know why the zoster vaccine had been administered to an older man in an earlier Photoclinic case...
04/26/2011
Annular rash resisted antifungals
Annular rash resisted antifungals
04/26/2011

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor
University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kan...
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Papule
Papule
04/26/2011

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor
University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kan...
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Migraine
Migraine
04/26/2011

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD—Series Editor

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD—Series Editor
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Since 3000 years BCE, headache sufferers have been writing about their painful history.<sup>1</sup> More specifically, migraines have been...
04/26/2011
Visual Symptoms of Acute Onset
Visual Symptoms of Acute Onset
04/26/2011

RONALD N. RUBIN, MD—Series Editor

RONALD N. RUBIN, MD—Series Editor
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>For more than a week, a 74-year-old man has had diminished vision in his left eye. He reports that the problem started acutely with a sensation of...
04/26/2011
End of Life
End of Life
04/26/2011

HENRY SCHNEIDERMAN, MD—Series Editor | May 4, 2010

HENRY SCHNEIDERMAN, MD—Series Editor | May 4, 2010
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tips and tricks
tips and tricks
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<div id="article-content-body"><p>Many elderly patients have fragile, atrophic skin. Tears can occur easily in such skin when you are suturing margins together or when the area is...
04/26/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/26/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Tell patients that cotton swabs dipped in water and frozen in individual plastic bags provide quick relief for a burned tongue or lip or a tooth that...
04/26/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/26/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>For my patients who use nasal spray, I advise them to use the right hand to spray into the left nostril and the left hand to spray into the right...
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tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/26/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Poor adherence is a problem we all confront regularly. When I prescribe long-term medications, such as antibiotics for acne, I write the prescription...
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tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/26/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Advise runners to write the date they start wearing a pair of running shoes on the underside of the tongue, with a permanent...
04/26/2011
Eczema Therapy
Eczema Therapy
04/26/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Analogies often help make explanations clearer to patients.</p></div>
04/26/2011
Optic Neuropathy
Optic Neuropathy
04/26/2011

K. SHANMUGAM, MD, T.THENAPPAN, MD, and K. NARASIMHAN,MD
The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC | May 5, 2010

K. SHANMUGAM, MD, T.THENAPPAN, MD, and K. NARASIMHAN,MD The Brody School of Medicine, E...
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Breast Cancer Screening
Breast Cancer Screening
04/26/2011

By LEE S. CAPLAN, MD, PhD, MPH
Morehouse School of Medicine | May 4, 2010

By LEE S. CAPLAN, MD, PhD, MPH Morehouse School of Medicine | May 4, 2010
Dr Mara Schonberg presents the pros and cons of continued breast cancer screening in elderly women and explains why the current guidelines are vague.
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Scalp
Scalp
04/26/2011

BALAJI YEGNESWARAN, MD and ALEJANDRO HERRERA, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine/Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
VISHAL JAIN, MD, MRCP
Penn State University, Hershey, Pa


BALAJI YEGNESWARAN, MD and ALEJANDRO HERRERA, MD Drexel University College of Medicine/...
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