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Barrett’s oesophagus: diagnosis and management

Barrett’s oesophagus is the asymptomatic replacement of normal squamous epithelium of oesophagus by metaplastic columnar epithelium  
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over 3 years ago
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Barrett’s oesophagus: diagnosis and management

Barrett’s oesophagus is the asymptomatic replacement of normal squamous epithelium of oesophagus by metaplastic columnar epithelium  
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over 3 years ago
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Outcomes Following Childhood Non-Specific Abdominal Pain

Non-specific abdominal pain is a common diagnosis on discharge following admission for childhood abdominal pain. How often are these children later hospitalized with bowel pathology?  
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over 3 years ago
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Should Parents Be Allowed to Withhold Lifesaving Treatment?

Readers are divided on the outcome of the case in Canada, in which parents failed to seek a diagnosis and potentially lifesaving medical treatment for their infant son with bacterial meningitis.  
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over 3 years ago
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You don’t need an X-Ray to diagnose constipation! (Re-post)

I’m not really going out on a limb when I say that constipation is a common diagnosis in the pediatric emergency department. Now, that being said, not all patients that have a diagnosis of constipation are actually constipated. I have certainly seen scenarios where parents have been told that their child is constipated as an explanation for belly pain when the history is actually not that suggestive. Some of these patients even got an X-Ray. And this radiograph is what was used to diagnose them with constipation. Many of you may be familiar with the following Radiology read:  
pemcincinnati.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
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over 3 years ago
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Too many delay seeking dementia diagnosis, charity says - BBC News

More than half of those seeking a diagnosis for dementia have delayed going to their GP by at least a year, according to a survey carried out by the Alzheimer's Society.  
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over 3 years ago
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Echo Case: Diagnose Dyspnea From the Doppler

Dr Wharton keeps something hidden from the patient's history. Can you make the diagnosis?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Prognosis After a Transient Ischemic Attack or Minor Stroke

Studies from more than 10 years ago showed that the risk for a stroke or cardiovascular event after a transient ischemic event was high. Dr Diener discusses a study that re-evaluated this phenomenon.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
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over 3 years ago
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Expansion of Medicaid Enhances Access, Outcomes for Poor CME/CE

: An observational study finds that low-income adults living in Medicaid expansion states are more likely to use health services and receive a diagnosis of diabetes.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Family, Physicians Often Disagree About Patient Prognosis

Surrogate decision makers disagreed with physicians about half the time, often for reasons other than simple misunderstandings.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Certain Skin and Tissue Lesions Point to Zika Virus Infection

Certain dermatological features coupled with other symptoms signal a likely diagnosis of Zika virus infection, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Getting to the Source of Your Patients' Insomnia

The DSM-5 has simplified the diagnosis of insomnia, but for practitioners seeking to treat it, the best path forward remains a multidimensional one.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Seizure and Fever

In this case, CT scan findings provided important clues in the diagnosis of HSV encephalitis.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Behaviours Immediately Following a New STI Diagnosis

Abstinence? Partner notification? This study assesses patients' sexual behaviours during the period immediately following a new diagnosis of a curable sexually transmitted infection.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Metastatic spinal cord compression: diagnosis and management

Timely referral for neurosurgery or radiotherapy, or both, provides better outcomes longer term, but palliative care is the treatment of choice for some patients  
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over 3 years ago
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Expert Perspectives on Clinically Challenging Cases in Narcolepsy CME

The goal of this activity is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of narcolepsy in patients with other medical conditions.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Metastatic spinal cord compression: diagnosis and management

Timely referral for neurosurgery or radiotherapy, or both, provides better outcomes longer term, but palliative care is the treatment of choice for some patients  
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over 3 years ago