Volume 51 - Issue 11 - November 2011

Consultant

diabetic kidney disease
diabetic kidney disease
11/23/2011

HOLLY KONCICKI, MD and BRIAN RADBILL, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine 

Dr Koncicki is from the department of medicine, and Dr Radbill is from the department of medicine, division of nephrology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.

 

HOLLY KONCICKI, MD and BRIAN RADBILL, MDMount Sinai School of Medicine Dr Koncicki...
<div class="column"><p><span>ABSTRACT: Current guidelines recommend screening patients with diabetes for diabetic kidney disease (DKD) using measurements of kidney damage...
11/23/2011
thyroxine
thyroxine
11/23/2011

DOUGLAS S. ROSS, MD
Harvard University 

Dr Ross is professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston and a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, also in Boston. He is co-editor of the thyroid disease section of UpToDate. 

 

 

 

DOUGLAS S. ROSS, MD Harvard University  Dr Ross is professor of medicine at Harva...
Subclinical hypothyroidism is associated with elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and several factors related to atherosclerosis.
11/23/2011
11/23/2011

Gregory W. Rutecki, Md—Series Editor

Dr rutecki is professor of medicine at the university of south alabama College of medicine in mobile. He is also a member of the editorial board of Consultant. 

Gregory W. Rutecki, Md—Series EditorDr rutecki is professor of medicine at the universi...
Recently, the CDC reported the deadliest out- break of foodborne illness in the United States in over a decade.1 The sou
11/23/2011
aphthous stomatitis
aphthous stomatitis
11/23/2011

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD

Dr Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary. 

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD Dr Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics at the Univers...
<p>A 6-year-old girl with painful oral lesion. The pain intensified when she ate or drank anything sour or salty. She had similar painful lesions in the oral cavity before. No history of...
11/23/2011
Pneumonia
Pneumonia
11/23/2011

Jordan D. Fein, MD
University Of California, Davis

Timothy E. Albertson, MD, PhD, FRCP and Andrew L. Chan, MB, ChB, FCCP, FRCP
University Of California, Davis and Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System

Dr Fein was a Fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento. He is now in community practice. Dr Albertson is Chief, Division of Pulmonary,Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Gordon A. Wong Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; and Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine, at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. He is also acting Chair of Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. Dr Chan is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.

Jordan D. Fein, MD University Of California, Davis Timothy E. Albertson, MD, PhD, FRC...
<p>THE CASE: An 81-year-old retired obstetrician who had never smoked tobacco presented with a 6-week history of cough with clear sputum, fever, chills, and a 30-lb weight loss. He...
11/23/2011
11/23/2011

Timothy Haley, Md And Robert P. Blereau, Md Morgan City, La 

Timothy Haley, Md And Robert P. Blereau, Md Morgan City, La 
<div class="column"><p><span>During the evaluation of a 15-year-old boy with an injury to the right foot, an unexpected radiographic finding was noted.<br> The lateral...
11/23/2011
11/23/2011

Wael AlJaroudi, MD, MS
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC* 


Wael AlJaroudi, MD, MSDuke University Medical Center, Durham, NC* 
<div class="column"><p>A 41-year-old woman presented to the emergency department (ED) with a 3-day history of left thigh pain and swelling. She denied any precipitating trau-...
11/23/2011
11/23/2011

Sunita Puri, MD
Madison, Ala 

Sunita Puri, MDMadison, Ala 
<P>This rash on both palms concerned a 35-year-old hairdresser, who said she always wears vinyl gloves while working. She recalled using a new hair coloring product on a client a few days...
11/23/2011
funal infections
funal infections
11/23/2011

SANJEEV TULI, MD, JANE MELLOT, MD, and SONAL TULI, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Fla

SANJEEV TULI, MD, JANE MELLOT, MD, and SONAL TULI, MD University of Florida College of ...
<P>For the past 2 weeks, a 13-year-old African American girl had fever and blisters on her lips. Two days earlier, a rash appeared under her arm and on her face. The rash caused slight discomfort,...
11/23/2011
COPD
COPD
11/23/2011

SAMUEL LOUIE, MD and NICHOLAS J. KENYON, MD
University Of California, Davis 
Dr Louie and Dr Kenyon are affiliated with the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento. Dr Louie is Professor of Medicine and Dr Kenyon is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. 


SAMUEL LOUIE, MD and NICHOLAS J. KENYON, MDUniversity Of California, Davis Dr Loui...
Dr Petty was among the first to expound on the importance of patient education in chronic lung diseases. He understood the pain and suffering endured by patients with chronic lung diseases, particularly...
11/23/2011
Diabetes Q&A
Diabetes Q&A
11/23/2011

Kim A. Carmichael, MD—Series Editor
Washington university 

Kim A. Carmichael, MD—Series Editor Washington university 
In this Diabetes Q&A column, Kim Carmichael, MD, answers common questions from primary care providers on when pancreas transplantation is needed.
11/23/2011
Diabetes Q&A
Diabetes Q&A
11/23/2011

Kim A. Carmichael, MD—Series Editor
Washington university 

Kim A. Carmichael, MD—Series Editor Washington university 
In this Diabetes Q&A column, Kim Carmichael, MD, answers common questions from primary care providers on when pancreas transplantation is needed.
11/23/2011
pityriasis rosea
pityriasis rosea
11/23/2011

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

Dr Kaplan is clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He practices adult and pediatric dermatology in Overland Park, Kan. 

 

DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kan...
<div class="column"><p><span>For the past few years, itchy red bumps have appeared on a 59-year-old man’s trunk during the winter; the lesions slowly resolve as the weather...
11/23/2011
renal mass
renal mass
11/23/2011

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor
Dr Rubin is professor of medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and chief of clinical hematology in the department of medicine at Temple University Hospital, both in Philadelphia.

Ronald N. Rubin, MD—Series Editor Dr Rubin is professor of medicine at Temple Universit...
<p>A renal mass was found incidentally in a 69-year-old man during his hospitalization for an episode of sigmoid diverticulitis. Abdominal CT scans with and without contrast demonstrated the presence...
11/23/2011
T cell lymphoma
T cell lymphoma
11/23/2011

HUY M. PHAN, MD, PhD and ANA-MARIA LOPEZ, MD, MPH
University of Arizona 

HUY M. PHAN, MD, PhD and ANA-MARIA LOPEZ, MD, MPH University of Arizona 
<div class="section"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>A previously healthy 35-year-old man...
11/23/2011
11/23/2011

Alice Charach, Md, Msc University Of Toronto Hospital For Sick Children

Dr Charach is associate professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto Hospital for Sick Children in Ontario, Canada. She reports no conflicts of interest concerning the subject matter of this article. 

Alice Charach, Md, Msc University Of Toronto Hospital For Sick ChildrenDr Charach is as...
<div class="column"><p><span>The likelihood that patients with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will start stimulant medication can generally be identified at the...
11/23/2011
11/23/2011

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD—Series Editor

Dr Rutecki is professor of medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile. He is also a member of the editorial board of CONSULTANT

GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD—Series Editor Dr Rutecki is professor of medicine at th...
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analgesia
analgesia
11/23/2011

Aaron S. Geller, MD Assistant Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine–New England Medical Center
Boston 

Aaron S. Geller, MD Assistant ProfessorTufts University School of Medicine–New England ...
<p><span>Dr </span><span>Steven King is commended for sharing in his recent article that benzodiazepines are contraindicated in pain management as well as for stating the...
11/23/2011