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In this report, the case of a 24-year-old Caucasian female with type 2 membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis status-post living donor kidney transplant managed on triple regimen immunosuppressive therapy who developed shingles is discussed. With…

Aultman-et-al_IJHG_2020.pdf
Purpose A detailed strategic planning process is presented that entails several beneficial and effective strategies and goals for interdisciplinary academic, clinical and/or service departments. This strategic planning process emerged due to the need…

A fluid-filled sac in the ovarian tissue. The cyst may be unilocular or multilocular. The causes may be physiologic, infectious, benign neoplastic, malignant neoplastic, or metastatic. The most important step in management is assessing the risk of…

Risk stratification uses a mix of objective and subjective data to assign risk levels to patients. Practices can systematically use patient risk levels to make care management decisions, such as providing greater access and resources to patients in…

Tan olive skin, wide smile, black hair, dark almond-shaped eyes, short and thin, mid 40s… a very typical person I used to see while I was in medical school. I see such patients less often now in private practice.

BACKGROUND: People with cognitive impairment experience high rates of polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medication use. How clinicians communicate about medications may affect to what extent patients and family companions understand and…

Objective: The objective of this study was to examine the longitudinal relationship between the elapsed time in the action and maintenance stages of change for multiple target behaviors and weight loss or gain. Research Methods and Procedures: The…

Objective: To investigate the potential utility of: asking parents about health care utilization as a means of identifying individuals at risk for psychosocial problems. Method: Parents of 366 children ages 2 to 16 completed questionnaires about…

Rationale, Aims and Objectives Doctor compliance with diabetic care guidelines is low and may be improved with system-wide changes that include patient involvement. The objective of this study was to determine if patients in an internal medicine…

Background: The explosion of medical knowledge, the influence of( )communications technology, and the pressures for health care reform challenge dermatologists to learn efficiently and teach effectively. Observations: The vast body of material on…

BACKGROUND. Consultation and referral are essential components of the practice of primary care. Despite this, little is known about the factors that contribute to the success of a referral. We examined the short-term outcomes of communication between…

The present study tested the hypothesis that medical specialties classified as technique oriented or patient oriented would be distinguished by RIASEC code, with technique-oriented specialists resembling Investigative-Realistic types and…

Despite high rates of comorbidity, research has typically focused on the independent impact of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression symptoms in people living with HIV (PLWH). The present study examined the independent and comorbid…

Background. The increasing prevalence of obesity and obesity-related conditions in primary care settings challenges the health care system. Thus. we used available baseline data from an on-going clinical trial to examine the biopsychosocial…

BACKGROUND. Between 15% and 25% of children who visit primary care physicians have emotional, behavioral, or psychiatric problems that affect their functioning. The majority of these children are treated by primary care physicians. The purpose of…

BACKGROUND. There is a national trend to deinstitutionalize mentally retarded adults, placing them in community residential settings. As a result, community-based primary care physicians will assume responsibility for their medical care. Primary care…

BACKGROUND. Consultation and referral are essential components of the practice of primary care. Despite this, little is known about the factors that contribute to the success of a referral. We examined the short-term outcomes of communication between…

To examine whether a multi-faceted intervention among older at-risk drinking primary care patients reduced at-risk drinking and alcohol consumption at 3 and 12 months. Randomized controlled trial. Three primary care sites in southern California. Six…

Through advancements in computer processing speed and storage capacity, new cardiac imaging modalities have become clinically feasible and useful. Cardiac computed tomographic angiography, a new diagnostic imaging modality, is capable of assessing…

Nutrition in the older person is complex because of changing physiology, changes caused by multiple chronic diseases, changes induced by pharmacologic agents, and commonly, failing protein/caloric intake. This article is designed to explain the…

Physicians, parents or guardians, and the community all have an important role in preventive care for adolescents. Adolescents desire more interaction with their primary care providers. Physicians can influence the health care of adolescents by…

Assertive community treatment (ACT) has the potential to serve as a medical home for adults with serious mental illness, a population that experiences some of the most significant health disparities in the United States. Using site visit methodology,…

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