Volume 55 - Issue 9 - September 2015

Consultant360

Controversies in Clinical Care
Controversies in Clinical Care
04/26/2019

Eric A. Dietrich, PharmD, BCPS, and Kyle Davis, PharmD, BCPS

Eric A. Dietrich, PharmD, BCPS, and Kyle Davis, PharmD, BCPS
A 63-year-old white woman presented for continued workup for shortness of breath and an ongoing cough.
04/26/2019
09/29/2015

John E. Jackson, MD, Adam Perry, MD, and Joanna Bolton, MD

John E. Jackson, MD, Adam Perry, MD, and Joanna Bolton, MD
A 67-year-old morbidly obese male with diabetes and chronic renal insufficiency presented for evaluation of long-standing lower extremity edema.
09/29/2015
09/08/2015

David L. Kaplan, MD, is a 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, KS.

David L. Kaplan, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the University...
An 11-year-old female presented for evaluation of a slightly itchy sparse eruption that was slowly spreading on her arms, trunk, and legs over the last 6 months.
09/08/2015
09/08/2015

David L. Kaplan, MD, is a 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, KS.

David L. Kaplan, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the University...
A 66-year-old female presented with a several month history of a painful lesion on her sole that had been treated by multiple specialties.
09/08/2015
09/08/2015

Omar Hasan, DO, Craig Backous, DO, Jay Mohan, DO, and Merin Mathew, MSIV 

Omar Hasan, DO, Craig Backous, DO, Jay Mohan, DO, and Merin Mathew, MSIV 
A 49-year-old male presented to the emergency room with hemoptysis, coughing up 400 cc of bright red blood.
09/08/2015
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
09/08/2015
A 71-year-old female with no significant past medical history presented to the hospital with sudden onset of massive hemoptysis.
09/08/2015
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
09/08/2015

Amrinder Rana, MD, Palika Anand, MD, and Sonia Arunabh Talwar, MD

Amrinder Rana, MD, Palika Anand, MD, and Sonia Arunabh Talwar, MD
A 46-year-old male presented with a history of intermittently increasing dyspnea on exertion over the past 3 years.
09/08/2015
Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases
09/08/2015

Barbara Zeiger
Editor, Ostomy Wound Management

Barbara Zeiger Editor, Ostomy Wound Management
Honey may be the oldest known wound dressing, but scientists only recently have been able to explain how the substance’s bioactivities and physical characteristics play a role in wound healing.
09/08/2015
09/08/2015

Ryan E. Owens, PharmD, and Timothy H. Self, PharmD

Ryan E. Owens, PharmD, and Timothy H. Self, PharmD
While digoxin is often added as adjunctive therapy for atrial fibrillation and heart failure, the narrow therapeutic index of the drug may cause some practitioners to shy away from its use.
09/08/2015
poison ivy
poison ivy
09/08/2015

Alexander K.C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD

Alexander K.C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 44-year-old otherwise healthy man presented with pruritic linear erythematous plaques on his left wrist.
09/08/2015
09/08/2015

Nasheed M. Hossain, MD, John Kaczmar, MD, and Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor

Nasheed M. Hossain, MD, John Kaczmar, MD, and Ronald Rubin, MD—Series Editor
A 36-year-old female was admitted to the hospital with a 3-day history of nausea, emesis, and abdominal pain.
09/08/2015
pharyngitis
pharyngitis
09/08/2015

Aldo Alleva, MD, Tetyana Divinskiy, MD, Jana Galan, MD, and Anthony Caporaso, MD

Aldo Alleva, MD, Tetyana Divinskiy, MD, Jana Galan, MD, and Anthony Caporaso, MD
A 19-year-old white male college student presented to the hospital with high fever, night sweats, neck and left jaw pain and generalized malaise.
09/08/2015
Gout
Gout
09/08/2015

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD 

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD 
This article looks at several tried-and-true uses for colchicine—a mainstay in the treatment and prevention of gout—and adds some new uses as well.
09/08/2015
Diabetes Q&A
Diabetes Q&A
09/08/2015

Devin M. Burr, DO, is an intern at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO. 

Kraig K. Jenson, MD, is with the Dermatology Center in Orem, UT. 

Byron C. Edwards, PA-C, PhD, is with the Dermatology Center in Orem, UT.

Devin M. Burr, DO, is an intern at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO....
To prevent lower extremity amputation, primary care physicians must understand the risk factors and pathophysiology contributing to ulcer formation.
09/08/2015
Vision Loss
Vision Loss
09/08/2015

Leonid Skorin Jr, DO, OD, MS, is an ophthalmologist at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, MN. 

Paige Nash is a fourth year optometry student at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR. 

Leonid Skorin Jr, DO, OD, MS, is an ophthalmologist at the Mayo Clinic Health System in...
Temporal arteritis is a true ocular emergency that may initially present with systemic manifestations to primary care practitioners.
09/08/2015
09/08/2015

Kathleen Bernock, FNP, is a board certified family nurse practitioner providing primary care and HIV/hepatitis C specialty care. She is currently working under a Partnerships for Care grant at Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center in Brooklyn, NY, and previously worked with homeless LGBTQ adolescents in a satellite clinic at Ali Forney Center in New York, NY.

Kathleen Bernock, FNP, is a board certified family nurse practitioner providing primary...
This article provides a thorough review of available literature to provide healthcare professionals with a better understanding of synthetic cannabinoid use and offer 3 strategies to enhance primary care...
09/08/2015
09/08/2015

Richard Colgan, MD

Richard Colgan, MD
The door was open to the exam room and inside I saw a 6 ft 2 in tall white man pacing back and forth.
09/08/2015
Dementia
Dementia
09/08/2015
This September marks the 4th annual World Alzheimer’s Month, and Consultant360 has recently highlighted several articles focused on dementia.
09/08/2015