January 2014

A Baseball Player with Right Wrist Pain

January 01, 2014

Radiology Rounds

Though a diagnosis can be made from a single plain X-ray film, multiple views are often recommended, especially when the anatomy is so small that it is difficult to visualize a fracture.

Thumb Nail Deformities in a Mature Woman

January 01, 2014

Dermatology Quiz

A 59-year-old woman presented to clinic for evaluation of multiple moles. Although the moles were not suspicious on physical exam, she was noted to have bilateral deformities of her thumb nails. Her past medical history is significant for chronic knee pain and breast cancer that was successfully treated 13 years ago. What is your diagnosis?

What Should I Prescribe for This Man's Depression?

January 01, 2014

Consultant's Corner

Several factors should be considered when choosing a medication and dosing schedule for this depressed adult male who reports being "very sensitive" to medication and expresses particular concern about being either sedated or "revved up" from an antidepressant.

Screening Smokers Would Reduce Lung Cancer, But Not Smoking Rates

January 01, 2014

FPR Journal Club

While annually screening a carefully selected population of current and former smokers will result in decreased lung cancer and all-cause mortality, the intervention will not lead to a decrease in smoking.

Despite Growing Literature Base, Information on HIT Use Is Stagnant

January 01, 2014

The HIT List

Although an increasing number of studies focus on health information technology (HIT), a recent review of those reports revealed many HIT components lack sufficient evidence on the effects of their implementation.