Medical secrets by Mary P. Harward MD

By Mary P. Harward MD

Medical secrets and techniques is an easy-to-read, best-selling quantity within the secrets and techniques Series®, excellent to be used in clerkships, for board prep, or as a convenient medical reference. Mary P. Harward, MD offers middle scientific wisdom within the relied on question-and-answer structure that can assist you greater meet the demanding situations you face each day.

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Endocrine disorders: hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, Cushing’s syndrome, Addison’s disease, hypercalcemia, hyperparathyroidism & Rheumatic disorders: rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, fibromyalgia & Neurologic disorders: temporal lobe epilepsy, chronic intracranial hematoma, cerebrovascular accident, multiple sclerosis, frontal lobe tumor, Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia & Infections: hepatitis, infectious mononucleosis, Lyme disease, HIV infection, TB, syphilis, influenza, viral illnesses & Nutritional deficiency: vitamin B 12 147.

Hyperosmolar agents (lactulose, sorbitol, and polyethylene glycol). & Stimulant laxatives (senna and bisacodyl) as needed. Lubiprostone is an approved medicine for the treatment of women with irritable bowel syndrome who have constipation as the main symptom and can also be used for chronic constipation. Lubiprostone improves the frequency of bowel movements and reduces straining and bloating. Side effects include nausea, headache, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. KEY POINTS: SYMPTOMS OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME DISEASE 1.

What is bipolar disorder, type II? The bipolar syndrome characterized by at least one episode of major depression and at least one hypomanic episode. The hypomania is characterized by an abnormally elevated mood (for that individual) but the mood change does not impair function or require hospitalization. Type II bipolar disorder also requires maintenance medication therapy. 152. Are antipsychotic drugs associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death? Yes, particularly in patients with dementia in whom these medications are frequently used for behavior management.

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