Caroline A. Kerber

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the usefulness of case-finding instruments for identifying patients with major depression in primary care settings. DATA SOURCES A MEDLINE search of the English-language medical literature; bibliographies of selected papers; and experts. STUDY SELECTION Studies that were done in primary care settings with unselected patients and(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the relative prevalence of subsyndromal depression (SubD) and major depression (MDD) in primary care patients and describe their associated functional impairments, and to define the operating characteristics of a short depression screen (SDS). SETTING Three primary care clinics: a university-affiliated Veterans Affairs clinic, a(More)
We report a case of Lemierre's syndrome due to Fusobacterium nucleatum in a previously healthy 19-year-old male. This is the first case report of Lemierre's syndrome due to thrombophlebitis of the external jugular vein. The patient had a rapid clinical response to anticoagulation and antibiotics, as supported by anecdotal evidence.
BACKGROUND At the University of Missouri School of Medicine (MUSOM), "commitment to improving quality and safety in healthcare" is one of eight key characteristics set as goals for our graduates. As educators, we have modelled our commitment to continuous improvement in the educational experiences through the creation of a method to monitor and analyse(More)
OBJECTIVES: To assess the relative prevalence of subsyndromal depression (SubD) and major depression (MDD) in primary care patients and describe their associated functional impairments, and to define the operating characteristics of a short depression screen (SDS). SETTING: Three primary care clinics: a university-affiliated Veterans Affairs clinic, a(More)
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