Julie Suzumi Young

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BACKGROUND As described in Part 1 of this article, multiple factors lead to disrupted sleep in hospitalized medical patients. Recognizing and addressing these factors can help clinicians more effectively manage patients' sleep complaints. METHODS A PubMed search was conducted by cross-referencing the terms "sleep deprivation," "insomnia," and "sleep";(More)
Insomnia is a leading cause of sleep disturbance in primary care practice affecting >30% of people in the United States and can result in psychological and physiological consequences. We aim for a focused discussion of some of the underpinnings of insomnia and practical tips for management (eg, algorithms). A PubMed search was conducted using English(More)
BACKGROUND Multiple factors lead to sleep disturbances in hospitalized medical patients. Inadequate sleep can lead to both psychological and physiological consequences. METHODS A PubMed search was conducted using the terms: ("sleep deprivation," "sleep," or "insomnia") and ("hospitalized," "inpatient," "critical illness," or "acute illness") to review the(More)
IN 1959, A RURAL COUPLE TOOK THEIR 9-MONTH-OLD SON, “JOHN,” TO BE tested for something they had never heard of before, hemophilia. They had just read an article about the disease in Reader’s Digest and wondered if John’s bruising and listlessness could be explained by the unfamiliar bleeding disorder. Soon thereafter, John was diagnosed with hemophilia A, a(More)
Ethics Essay Contest for Medical Students. Essayists discussed ethical issues that would arise if an 18-year-old woman requested that a surgeon in the United States perform FGM on her before she returned home to Africa, where FGM is most commonly practiced. Also known as " female genital cutting " and " female circumcision, " FGM includes 4 types according(More)
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