Volume 47 - Issue 9 - September 2007

Consultant

Expiration Dates
Expiration Dates
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Ecstasy
Ecstasy
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GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD
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Carotid Bruits
Carotid Bruits
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Having suffered many assaults on my eardrums from patient vocalizations during auscultation for carotid bruits, I now ask patients to take a deep...
04/28/2011
Granuloma Annulare
Granuloma Annulare
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DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD


Dermclinic
Test Your Dermatologic Skills

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MDDermclinicTest Your Dermatologic Skills
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<div id="article-content-body"> <p>What else can you offer patients with depression and other mood disorders? Listed here are some organizations that provide educational conferences,...
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Oral Histoplasmosis
Oral Histoplasmosis
04/28/2011

GEORGE PSEVDOS, Jr, MD

GEORGE PSEVDOS, Jr, MD
<p><img alt="Figure 4" class="imageBorderBlue" src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db964c89242b.jpg" style="height:150px; margin-left:8px; margin-right:8px;...
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coronary artery bypass grafting
coronary artery bypass grafting
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>My patient is an 82-year-old woman with a history of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary...
04/28/2011
Heart failure
Heart failure
04/28/2011

W. H. WILSON TANG, MD

W. H. WILSON TANG, MD
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Recently updated clinical guidelines reflect major changes in our understanding of and approach to heart failure.<sup>1,2</sup> In my...
04/28/2011
Hernia Exams
Hernia Exams
04/28/2011
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>When you palpate for inguinal hernias, ask the patient to take a deep breath and then bear down in a moderately strenuous Valsalva maneuver—rather...
04/28/2011
Treating Depression
Treating Depression
04/28/2011

HANI RAOUL KHOUZAM, MD, MPH University of California, San Francisco Dr Khouzam is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco Medical School, Fresno Medical Education Program; clinical instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston; and former visiting lecturer in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City. He is also staff psychiatrist, medical director, and interim chief of the chemical dependency treatment program in the Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System in Fresno.

HANI RAOUL KHOUZAM, MD, MPH University of California, San Francisco Dr Khouzam is assoc...
Although most persons with depression can be successfully treated with medications and/or psychotherapy, many do not seek treatment. Left untreated, depression leads to deterioration of interpersonal,...
04/28/2011
A Right Adrenal Serpent
A Right Adrenal Serpent
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AZAM ANSARI, MD

TODD M. TUTTLE, MD

SHERIF TWAFIC, MD, PhD

AZAM ANSARI, MDTODD M. TUTTLE, MDSHERIF TWAFIC, MD, PhD
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GI Symptoms and Fever
GI Symptoms and Fever
04/28/2011

JENNIFER MATHIS, MD

JENNIFER MATHIS, MD
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/old/img_4db964c27fa7f.jpg" alt="Figure" width="150" height="150" style="float: left; margin-left: 8px; margin-right:...
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Elderly Patients
Elderly Patients
04/28/2011
Drugs may confer serious risks along with substantial therapeutic benefits. The aging of the population and the trend toward increased outpatient drug use—and hence the likely rise in adverse...
04/28/2011
Atypical Tuberculin Skin Test Responses
Atypical Tuberculin Skin Test Responses
04/28/2011

DAVID B. TROWBRIDGE, MD

SYED O. ALI, MD

KIRK H. WAIBEL, MD

DAVID B. TROWBRIDGE, MD SYED O. ALI, MD KIRK H. WAIBEL, MD
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Lens Dislocation
Lens Dislocation
04/28/2011

LEONID SKORIN, Jr, DO

LEONID SKORIN, Jr, DO
<div id="article-content-body"><p>One day after he had been hit in the left eye with a drinking glass, a 48-year-old man sought medical attention. He could see only light and shadows...
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Alzheimer Diagnosis
Alzheimer Diagnosis
04/28/2011
A quick test for detecting Alzheimer disease is to tell the patient that you will try to shake his or her hand—but at the same time tell him not to do it.
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Thigh Pain
Thigh Pain
04/28/2011

Ronald N. Rubin, MD

Ronald N. Rubin, MD
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>A 77-year-old man complains of deep, aching pain of several months' duration in his left thigh that is exacerbated by both standing and walking....
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