Volume 46 - Issue 13 - November 2006

Consultant

Primary Care
Primary Care
04/30/2011

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD
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Scabies
Scabies
04/30/2011

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD--Series EditorUniversity of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD--Series EditorUniversity of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kan...
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Painful Oral Lesions
Painful Oral Lesions
04/30/2011
Malignant oral lesions--particularly in their early stages--can resemble benign conditions.
04/30/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/30/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Inflamed hemorrhoids are traditionally treated with hemorrhoidal pads impregnated with witch hazel.</p></div>
04/30/2011
Parotid Gland
Parotid Gland
04/30/2011
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Fire Ant Stings
Fire Ant Stings
04/30/2011

ROCKY BENOIT, MD and JEFFREY SUCHARD, MD

ROCKY BENOIT, MD and JEFFREY SUCHARD, MD
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Proximal Phalanx Fracture
Proximal Phalanx Fracture
04/30/2011
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04/30/2011
Transitional Care
Transitional Care
04/30/2011

DALE P. MURPHY, MD--Series Editor--and MARYJO CLEVELAND, MD

DALE P. MURPHY, MD--Series Editor--and MARYJO CLEVELAND, MD
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>An 84-year-old man with a history of stable angina, type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension presents to the emergency department with...
04/30/2011
fever
fever
04/30/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>Over the past several years, I have encountered many patients in my practice with a basal temperature of less than the average 37°C (98.6°F). While I...
04/30/2011
smoking
smoking
04/30/2011

HENRY SCHNEIDERMAN, MD--Series Editor--and JEFFREY M. KAGAN, MD

HENRY SCHNEIDERMAN, MD--Series Editor--and JEFFREY M. KAGAN, MD
A 78-year-old woman requests evaluation of worsening dyspnea. A long-time smoker, she quit when chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) developed. At each of the last several visits, her hair had been...
04/30/2011
Evidence-Based Medicine
Evidence-Based Medicine
04/30/2011
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>In his recent editorial "Why We Need to Know the Limitations of Evidence-Based Medicine" (CONSULTANT, August 2006, page 963), Dr Gregory...
04/30/2011
Neutropenia
Neutropenia
04/30/2011

BIJOY TELIVALA, MD and RONALD N. RUBIN, MD— Series Editor

BIJOY TELIVALA, MD and RONALD N. RUBIN, MD— Series Editor
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>A 26-year-old woman with dull left-sided chest pain, nausea, body aches, and low-grade fever is admitted to the hospital. She has been to other...
04/30/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/30/2011
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>When a patient with a history of severe anaphylactic reactions needs an epinephrine auto-injector, prescribe two rather than just...
04/30/2011
Patient Resources
Patient Resources
04/30/2011
Listed here are some organizations that provide education materials, diet plans and recipes, and information about community resources for those with celiac disease.
04/30/2011
Quiz
Quiz
04/30/2011

EDWARD J. SHAHADY, MD and WILLIS PAULL, PhD

EDWARD J. SHAHADY, MD and WILLIS PAULL, PhD
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celiac disease
celiac disease
04/30/2011

BRIAN R. LANDZBERG, MD

BRIAN R. LANDZBERG, MD
Only a small number of patients with celiac disease exhibit the normal symptoms of diarrhea with steatorrhea, weight loss, and nutritional deficiencies.
04/30/2011
Kaposi Sarcoma
Kaposi Sarcoma
04/30/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p><img src="http://imaging.cmpmedica.com/consultantlive/images/articles/2006/11012006/0611ConPCKSB_thumbnail.jpg" style="float: left;...
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Scabies
Scabies
04/30/2011

November 7, 2006

November 7, 2006
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tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/30/2011

Bernard Seguin, MD Ottawa

Bernard Seguin, MD Ottawa
<div id="article-content-body"><p>To simplify knee aspiration (after a standard knee prep), use a regular vacuum tube with an adapter and a 21-gauge needle supplied by your...
04/30/2011
tips and tricks
tips and tricks
04/30/2011

Jean-Paul Romes, MD Pittsburgh

Jean-Paul Romes, MD Pittsburgh
<div id="article-content-body"><p>When I repair facial lacerations on toddlers, I find that they are likely to start pulling at the bandage as soon as I put it on. This endangers the...
04/30/2011
Body Surface Mapping
Body Surface Mapping
04/30/2011

WILLIAM J. BRADY, MD

WILLIAM J. BRADY, MD
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04/30/2011
Acute Ischemic Stroke
Acute Ischemic Stroke
04/30/2011

NISHA CHHABRIA, MD and MICHEL T. TORBEY, MD, MPH

NISHA CHHABRIA, MD and MICHEL T. TORBEY, MD, MPH
<p><strong>ABSTRACT: Establishing the time of symptom onset is essential to selecting the appropriate therapy. Intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA), administered within 3 hours...
04/30/2011
Moles and Melanoma
Moles and Melanoma
04/30/2011

Reagan B. Anderson, DO, MPH, MCS

John R. Holman, MD, MPH

Reagan B. Anderson, DO, MPH, MCS John R. Holman, MD, MPH
Melanomas usually do not arise from nevi. The most important risk factors for melanoma are a personal history of atypical nevi, a family or personal history of melanoma, and large numbers of nevi. Melanomas...
04/30/2011
Quiz
Quiz
04/30/2011

ERIC PARKS, MD

ERIC PARKS, MD
Prurigo nodularis is characterized by numerous nodules and papules that develop after a period of intense itching and scratching.
04/30/2011