David Scott Resch

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Giant cell arteritis predominantly affects cranial arteries and rarely involves other sites. We report a patient who presented with small bowel obstruction because of infarction from mesenteric giant cell arteritis. She had an unusual cause of her obstruction and a rare manifestation of giant cell arteritis. In spite of aggressive therapy with steroids, she(More)
Faculty assessment of students’ professionalism is often based upon sporadic exposure to students. Peers are in a unique position to provide valid judgments of these behaviors. (1) To learn if peer assessments of professional conduct correlate with traditional performance measures; (2) to determine if peer assessments of professionalism influence the(More)
Acute porphyrias are often misdiagnosed and most commonly present as atypical neuropsychiatric symptoms or acute abdominal pain. Clinicians should suspect acute porphyrias in patients presenting with variable neuropsychiatric symptoms and unexplained pain. Proper identification can lead to less iatrogenicity associated with porphyrinogenic agents,(More)
OBJECTIVE Limited data are available on the effects of the menstrual cycle on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA) function. This study evaluates HPA axis reactivity to insulin-induced hypoglycaemia over the menstrual cycle. PATIENTS Twelve normal women were randomized to placebo and evaluated during three successive menstrual cycles. Menstrual(More)
Unrecognized delirium may lead to negative outcomes, such as increased morbidity, longer hospital stays, and increased health care costs. A prospective cohort design study was used to determine the incidence and prevalence of delirium and percentage of patients with unrecognized delirium in a hospital inpatient unit. The sample consisted of 141 patients(More)
This article aims to review the past practices of educational technology and envision future directions for medical education. The discussion starts with a historical review of definitions and perspectives of educational technology, in which the authors propose that educators adopt a broader process-oriented understanding of educational technology. Future(More)
This is a case report of ventricular tachycardia in a 35 years old African American male being treated with risperidone for schizophrenia. Patient had no other cardiovascular risk factors. His physical examination and laboratory test results were essentially normal. Episodes of non-sustained ventricular tachycardia resolved after discontinuation of(More)