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Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: review and current concepts.
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is present in 2 to 4 percent of children between 10 and 16 years of age. It is defined as a lateral curvature of the spine greater than 10 degrees accompanied by… Expand
Common tongue conditions in primary care.
Although easily examined, abnormalities of the tongue can present a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma for physicians. Recognition and diagnosis require a thorough history, including onset and… Expand
Clinical presentations of parvovirus B19 infection.
Although most persons with parvovirus B19 infection are asymptomatic or have mild, nonspecific, cold-like symptoms, several clinical conditions have been linked to the virus. Parvovirus B19 usually… Expand
Residents in trouble: an in-depth assessment of the 25-year experience of a single family medicine residency.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Graduate medical education program directors struggle with resident trainees who develop problems in academic and personal spheres leading to probation, resignation, or… Expand
Diets for cardiovascular disease prevention: what is the evidence?
Patients often initiate commercial dietary plans to reduce obesity and prevent cardiovascular disease. Such plans include very low-carbohydrate, low-carbohydrate, very low-fat, and Mediterranean… Expand
Frostbite: Review and Current Concepts
- B. Reamy
- The Journal of the American Board of Family…
- 1 January 1998
Background: A literature review was conducted to analyze developments in the epidemiology, pathogenesis, treatment, and prevention of frostbite injury. Increased participation in outdoor activities,… Expand
Henoch-Schönlein purpura is an acute, systemic, immune complex-mediated, leukocytoclastic vasculitis. It is characterized by a triad of palpable purpura (without thrombocytopenia), abdominal pain,… Expand
Writing, self-reflection, and medical school performance: the Human Context of Health Care.
INTRODUCTION Finding ways to improve communication and self-reflection skills is an important element of medical education and continuing professional development. This study examines the… Expand
A diagnostic approach to pruritus.
Pruritus can be a symptom of a distinct dermatologic condition or of an occult underlying systemic disease. Of the patients referred to a dermatologist for generalized pruritus with no apparent… Expand
A Novel Approach Using an Electronic Medical Record to Identify Children and Adolescents at Risk for Dyslipidemia: A Study from the Primary Care Education and Research Learning (PEARL) Network
Purpose: We conducted a retrospective analysis to identify children and adolescents in the Primary Care Education and Research Learning practice-based research network (PBRN) who were at risk for… Expand