Volume 50 - Issue 7 - July 2010

Consultant

Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
04/27/2011

FARROKH SOHRABI, MD — Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Md

FARROKH SOHRABI, MD — Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Md
<div id="article-content-body"> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c32b1e169.jpg" style="display:block; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px;...
04/27/2011
Ectoparasite Bites
Ectoparasite Bites
04/27/2011

TED ROSEN, MD — Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

TED ROSEN, MD — Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c32820f55.jpg" width="150" style="padding: 5px; float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right: 8px;" />Intensely...
04/27/2011
STEMI
STEMI
04/27/2011
UMER FEROZE MALIK, MD, PRIYA NAND, MD, BILJINDER CHIMA, MD, and JAMES SAFFIER, MD — San Joaquin General Hospital
JOHN WONG, MD — Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center
HELEN S. CHOW, MD — Alameda County Hospital
USMAN JAVED, MD — UCSF Fresno Medical Center
VINOD KANNARKAT, MD — University of California at Davis Medical Center
AMJAD KHAN, MD — Loma Linda University Medical Center
UMER FEROZE MALIK, MD, PRIYA NAND, MD, BILJINDER CHIMA, MD, and JAMES SAFFIER,...
<div id="article-content-body">A 71-year-old woman with hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and transient ischemic attacks presented to the emergency department with epigastric and chest...
04/27/2011
Jaundice
Jaundice
04/27/2011

RONALD N. RUBIN, MD—Series Editor

RONALD N. RUBIN, MD—Series Editor
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>A 52-year-old man presents with jaundice. He has had abdominal pain and anorexia for 7 to 10 days. A day earlier, his wife told him his eyes were...
04/27/2011
Quiz
Quiz
04/27/2011

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...
<div id="article-content-body"> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c3259950b.jpg" style="height:169px; padding:5px; width:250px;...
04/27/2011
Quiz
Quiz
04/27/2011

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...
<div id="article-content-body"> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c32440eda.jpg" style="margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; padding:5px;...
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>Children with lacerations that require suturing are typically afraid and uncooperative.</p> </div>
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>It can sometimes be difficult to detect the fine tremors of the hands and fingers of a patient with hyperthyroidism. </p></div>
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Clinicians sometimes give patients a choice of medication or lifestyle changes to control blood pressure (BP) or cholesterol levels....
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Many people have difficulty with completing the section of our office's patient information sheet that asks for a complete list of their current...
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>To prevent disruptive movements when administering a digital block, I tell the patient, "If the discomfort makes you want to move, press your...
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Advise patients who need to cover a wound or dressing when they shower to use "press and stick" plastic wrap. </p><table...
04/27/2011
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Cancer
04/27/2011

TONY TALEBI, MD, ANNE V. HERDMAN, MD, SANDRA NARAYANAN, MD, ALBERTO MONTERO, MD, and JOHN KAUH, MD — Emory University School of Medicine

TONY TALEBI, MD, ANNE V. HERDMAN, MD, SANDRA NARAYANAN, MD, ALBERTO MONTERO, MD, and JO...
The most common features of leptomeningeal carcinomatosis are cranial nerve palsies, headache, cerebral disturbances, mental changes, and limb weakness.
04/27/2011
Health Care Reform
Health Care Reform
04/27/2011

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD — University of South Alabama

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD — University of South Alabama
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>In the December 14, 2009, issue of The New Yorker magazine, Atul Gawande observed, "Cost is the specter haunting health care reform." The...
04/27/2011
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexual Dysfunction
04/27/2011

CHRISTOPHER A. CHAPLEAU, PhD, DAVID R. LUTHIN, PhD, J. MARK WESTFALL, MD, and MARSHALL E. CATES, PharmD — Samford University

CHRISTOPHER A. CHAPLEAU, PhD, DAVID R. LUTHIN, PhD, J. MARK WESTFALL, MD, and MARSHALL ...
<div id="article-content-body"> <p><strong>Abstract: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and other second-generation antidepressants have become common therapeutic options...
04/27/2011