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Interrelationship Between Celiac Disease, Self-Reported Wheat Sensitivity, and Functional GI Disorders
Individuals with clinically diagnosed celiac disease are at greater risk for chronic gastrointestinal symptoms, possibly fitting modified Rome criteria for irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia.
Fidaxomicin demonstrated the strongest evidence for being the most effective treatment in providing a long-term cure for C difficile infection.
Some of the most memorable moments in medical practice are the times when a patient and clinician can chit-chat like friends.
Although clinicians must treat every patient, regardless of their illness or their past, circumstances may influence the emotional connection a care provider establishes.
Close your eyes when auscultating or palpating.
Pam was a 54-year-old woman who had recently been diagnosed with endometrial and ovarian cancer.
A postprandial blood sugar level should be less than 180 mg/dL.
A 42-year-old avid tennis player is referred by his primary care provider for evaluation of a pigmented area on his ...
A 23-year-old man complains of left ankle pain after falling awkwardly during a football game.
A 65-year-old man presents with complaints of increasing fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, and unintentional weight loss within the last 6 ...