Volume 50 - Issue 9 - September 2010

Consultant

04/27/2011

NILESH N. PATEL, MD and DEVESH N. PATEL, MD — Citrus Valley Medical Centers, West Covina, Calif


NILESH N. PATEL, MD and DEVESH N. PATEL, MD — Citrus Valley Medical Centers, West Covin...
<p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c6c92a94a.jpg" style="margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; padding:5px; width:150px; float:left" />This...
04/27/2011
Septic Pulmonary Emboli
Septic Pulmonary Emboli
04/27/2011

ALEXEY AMCHENTSEV, MD and LIZIAMMA GEORGE, MD — New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn

ALEXEY AMCHENTSEV, MD and LIZIAMMA GEORGE, MD — New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn ...
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04/27/2011
Dilated Esophagus
Dilated Esophagus
04/27/2011

ALEKSANDER SHALSHIN, MD — Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

ALEKSANDER SHALSHIN, MD — Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
<p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c6c71556e.jpg" style="margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; padding:5px; width:150px; float:left" />For the past...
04/27/2011
Two Leg Lesions
Two Leg Lesions
04/27/2011

TED ROSEN, MD—Series Editor—Baylor College of Medicine


TED ROSEN, MD—Series Editor—Baylor College of Medicine
<p class="MsoNormal"><img src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c6c5a9497.jpg" width="150" style="float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right:...
04/27/2011
Inferior Myocardial Infarction
Inferior Myocardial Infarction
04/27/2011

YANG WANG, MD — MetroHealth Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic Foundation
JANET POPONICK, MD — Case Western Reserve University and MetroHealth Medical Center

YANG WANG, MD — MetroHealth Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic Foundation JANET POPONI...
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>A 32-year-old man is brought to the emergency department (ED) with severe substernal chest pain of 20 minutes' duration and associated dyspnea,...
04/27/2011
Hairy Hyperpigmented Lesion
Hairy Hyperpigmented Lesion
04/27/2011

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD and ALBERT Y. F. KONG, MD

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD and ALBERT Y. F. KONG, MD
<div id="article-content-body"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c6c37ecc3.jpg" style="height:225px; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px;...
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>I have started asking my female patients to bring their own bathrobes for well-woman examinations. </p></div>
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Instruct patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma to discard their rescue albuterol inhalers 2 to 3 months after opening; after...
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>When a patient complains of a "sore that won't heal" or mentions that a lesion "constantly bleeds and scabs," heed the advice...
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Lidocaine-epinephrine-tetracaine (LET) and <span class="DrugLink">tetracaine<span></span></span>-epinephrine...
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>Quality health measures monitored by insurers include body mass index (BMI), smoking status, and pain.</p> </div>
04/27/2011
Severe Pharyngitis
Severe Pharyngitis
04/27/2011

DANESH MODI, DO and RONALD N. RUBIN, MD — Series Editor

DANESH MODI, DO and RONALD N. RUBIN, MD — Series Editor
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>A previously healthy 19-year-old woman presents with a sore throat that has become progressively more painful over the course of 1 week. She also has...
04/27/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/27/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Superficial corticosteroid injections are highly effective for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis and de Quervain tenosynovitis. However, skin...
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...
<div id="article-content-body"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c6beb602b.jpg" style="margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; padding:5px;...
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...
<div id="article-content-body"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db8c6bd61bba.jpg" style="margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px; padding:5px;...
04/27/2011
End of Life
End of Life
04/27/2011

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD — University of South Alabama

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD — University of South Alabama
<p>In many instances, our patients receive invasive and aggressive subspecialty care at or near the end of life. Such care can become burdensome and painful without a favorable outcome.</p> ...
04/27/2011
Feature
Feature
04/27/2011

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD — Columbia University

NOAH S. SCHEINFELD, MD, JD — Columbia University
Eczematous and xerotic inflammatory dermatoses are more common in older adults because of the impairment in epidermal integrity that occurs with aging.
04/27/2011
Musculoskeletal Pain
Musculoskeletal Pain
04/27/2011

JENNIFER P. SCHNEIDER, MD, PhD — Tucson

JENNIFER P. SCHNEIDER, MD, PhD — Tucson
Opioid analgesics are used routinely in managing acute musculoskeletal pain.
04/27/2011