Volume 45 - Issue 13 - November 2005

Consultant

03/28/2013

 THOMAS CLARK, MD and JOHN R. HOLMAN, MD, MPH

 THOMAS CLARK, MD and JOHN R. HOLMAN, MD, MPH
Until relatively recently, type 2 diabetes mellitus--formerly known as "adult-onset diabetes"--was considered a geriatric disorder.
03/28/2013
11/21/2005

 DAVID EFFRON, MD

 DAVID EFFRON, MD
Various “home remedies” have failed to resolve the lesions on this patient’s legs—what next?
11/21/2005
Article
Article
11/21/2005
Various “home remedies” have failed to resolve the lesions on this patient’s legs—what next?
11/21/2005
Article
Article
11/21/2005
This black lesion had been present on the upper back of a 5-year-old girl since her birth.
11/21/2005
11/21/2005

By Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and Justine H. S. Fong, MD

By Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and Justine H. S. Fong, MD
This black lesion had been present on the upper back of a 5-year-old girl since her birth.
11/21/2005
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Robert P. Blereau, MD, of Morgan City, La, writes that uninflamed keratosis pilaris consists of abundant fine papules and is usually asymptomatic.
11/21/2005
Article
Article
11/21/2005
Robert P. Blereau, MD, of Morgan City, La, writes that uninflamed keratosis pilaris consists of abundant fine papules and is usually asymptomatic.
11/21/2005
Article
Article
11/21/2005
For 6 months, a 19-year-old woman had had sensitivity to cold. When outside in cold weather, she noticed swelling, erythema, and pruritus of her uncovered hands.
11/21/2005
11/21/2005
For 6 months, a 19-year-old woman had had sensitivity to cold. When outside in cold weather, she noticed swelling, erythema, and pruritus of her uncovered hands.
11/21/2005
Article
Article
11/21/2005
During a laparotomy for perforated sigmoid colon diverticulitis, a 75-year-old woman was found to have extensive peritonitis.
11/21/2005
11/21/2005
During a laparotomy for perforated sigmoid colon diverticulitis, a 75-year-old woman was found to have extensive peritonitis.
11/21/2005
11/21/2005
A 34-year-old woman presented with a blistering, intensely pruritic rash that had erupted 3 days earlier.
11/21/2005
Article
Article
11/21/2005
A 34-year-old woman presented with a blistering, intensely pruritic rash that had erupted 3 days earlier.
11/21/2005
Article
Article
11/21/2005
A 70-year-old man was hospitalized after he fell and was unable to rise because of weakness.
11/21/2005
11/21/2005
A 70-year-old man was hospitalized after he fell and was unable to rise because of weakness.
11/21/2005
11/17/2005

TIMOTHY H. SELF, PharmD, JOSEPH SWANSON, PharmD, and HEATHER SWANSON, MD

TIMOTHY H. SELF, PharmD, JOSEPH SWANSON, PharmD, and HEATHER SWANSON, MD
Millions of people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) use dry powder inhalers (DPIs).
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Millions of people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) use dry powder inhalers (DPIs).
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Dry powder inhalers (DPIs) are used by millions of patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Are you up-to-date on the pathogens most likely to cause pneumonia in children in different age groups? A look at the likely culprits—and the most appropriate antimicrobial choices.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

LINDA S. NIELD, MD,  PRASHANT MAHAJAN, MD, MPH, and DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD

LINDA S. NIELD, MD,  PRASHANT MAHAJAN, MD, MPH, and DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD ...
Are you up-to-date on the pathogens most likely to cause pneumonia in children in different age groups? A look at the likely culprits—and the most appropriate antimicrobial choices.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

 TIMOTHY H. SELF, PharmD, JOSEPH SWANSON, PharmD, and HEATHER SWANSON, MD

 TIMOTHY H. SELF, PharmD, JOSEPH SWANSON, PharmD, and HEATHER SWANSON, MD ...
Dry powder inhalers (DPIs) are used by millions of patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

Ronald N. Rubin, MD

Ronald N. Rubin, MD
Five days ago, a 46-year-old woman experienced dull, aching retrosternal pain that radiated toward the left shoulder.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Five days ago, a 46-year-old woman experienced dull, aching retrosternal pain that radiated toward the left shoulder.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Vertebral osteomyelitis, AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma, dapsone-induced methemoglobinemia.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005
Vertebral osteomyelitis, AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma, dapsone-induced methemoglobinemia.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

 RONALD N. RUBIN, MD

 RONALD N. RUBIN, MD
An 81-year-old man is seen for follow-up of leukocytosis detected during a recent hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
An 81-year-old man is seen for follow-up of leukocytosis detected during a recent hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
What does the CT scan reveal about the cause of this patient’s symptoms?
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

 PAUL MILLER, MD and NAVIN M. AMIN, MD

 PAUL MILLER, MD and NAVIN M. AMIN, MD
What does the CT scan reveal about the cause of this patient’s symptoms?
11/17/2005
11/17/2005
Spinal Fears, Seeing Red, Black Lights, and Medication Listmania
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Spinal Fears, Seeing Red, Black Lights, and Medication Listmania
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Here: an approach to risk reduction that can enhance care, improve compliance, and increase the value of time you spend with patients.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

GARY E. RUOFF, MD

GARY E. RUOFF, MD
Here: an approach to risk reduction that can enhance care, improve compliance, and increase the value of time you spend with patients.
11/17/2005
Q&As
Q&As
11/17/2005

 RUSSELL W. STEELE, MD

 RUSSELL W. STEELE, MD
Some studies suggest that orally administered dapsone is effective for infections caused by spider bites.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Some studies suggest that orally administered dapsone is effective for infections caused by spider bites.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Because abdominal pain is such a common chief complaint, arriving at an exact diagnosis is often challenging.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

 CAROLYN J. SACHS, MD, MPH

 CAROLYN J. SACHS, MD, MPH
Because abdominal pain is such a common chief complaint, arriving at an exact diagnosis is often challenging.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
A 9-year-old boy is seen by his primary care physician for a soft lump in the floor of his mouth.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

HENRY SCHNEIDERMAN, MD and UGOCHUKWU C. NZEAKO, MD, MPH

HENRY SCHNEIDERMAN, MD and UGOCHUKWU C. NZEAKO, MD, MPH
A 9-year-old boy is seen by his primary care physician for a soft lump in the floor of his mouth.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
In her first installment of a new series on pain, Dr Marcus describes 4 patients whose chief complaint is a 2-week history of neck pain.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

DAWN A. MARCUS, MD

DAWN A. MARCUS, MD
In her first installment of a new series on pain, Dr Marcus describes 4 patients whose chief complaint is a 2-week history of neck pain.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005
A cardiovascular risk reference guide, Framingham global risk assessment scoring guide, cardiovascular checklist, and cardiovascular risk-reduction treatment plan.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
A cardiovascular risk reference guide, Framingham global risk assessment scoring guide, cardiovascular checklist, and cardiovascular risk-reduction treatment plan.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005

 GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD

 GREGORY W. RUTECKI, MD
Could RAI Rx ultimately be hurting your patients? Here: reassuring new evidence.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
Could RAI Rx ultimately be hurting your patients? Here: reassuring new evidence.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
An erythematous eruption on the eyelids, asymptomatic papule on the extremities, an acneiform rash—can you identify the disorders pictured here?
11/17/2005
DermClinic
DermClinic
11/17/2005

 DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD

 DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD
An erythematous eruption on the eyelids, asymptomatic papule on the extremities, an acneiform rash—can you identify the disorders pictured here?
11/17/2005
11/17/2005
If bacteremia persists beyond 1 week, a second agent (either rifampin or gentamicin) can be added.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
If bacteremia persists beyond 1 week, a second agent (either rifampin or gentamicin) can be added.
11/17/2005
Article
Article
11/17/2005
​A laceration over the nasolacrimal canal is visible in Dr Leonid Skorin’s photograph of a young girl who was bitten around the eye by a dog.
11/17/2005
11/17/2005
​A laceration over the nasolacrimal canal is visible in Dr Leonid Skorin’s photograph of a young girl who was bitten around the eye by a dog.
11/17/2005
11/01/2005
Telltale skin lesions of syphilis, gonorrhea, human papillomavirus infection, and Haemophilus ducreyi infection.
11/01/2005
Article
Article
11/01/2005
Telltale skin lesions of syphilis, gonorrhea, human papillomavirus infection, and Haemophilus ducreyi infection.
11/01/2005