Jorge Scheirer

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INTRODUCTION Sinus infections, sore throats, and upper respiratory tract infections (URI) are common reasons patients seek medical care. Well-established treatment guidelines exist for prescribing antibiotics in these clinical scenarios, but are not often followed. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to determine practice patterns related to(More)
INTRODUCTION Vitamin D has become an area of intensive scrutiny, both in medical and lay literature. However, there are limited data to suggest proper repletion regimens for those patients who have hypovitaminosis D. Consequently, various methods are used in clinical practice. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of various treatment strategies(More)
A 72-year-old male with a history of bilateral rota-tor cuff tears presented to his primary care physician (PCP) with complaints of chronic shoulder pain and fatigue. Upon physical examination, a palpable mass was noted between his left shoulder and elbow, although he could not recall when the mass first appeared. Left arm cogwheel rigidity was also noted(More)
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