Stuart J Rupke

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Cognitive therapy is a treatment process that enables patients to correct false self-beliefs that can lead to negative moods and behaviors. The fundamental assumption is that a thought precedes a mood; therefore, learning to substitute healthy thoughts for negative thoughts will improve a person's mood, self-concept, behavior, and physical state. Studies(More)
BACKGROUND Documentation guidelines have been developed by the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) to promote consistent selection of physician evaluation and management (E & M) codes. Our goals were to determine whether medical providers and auditors agree in their assignment of office codes using 1995 and 1998 guidelines and to ascertain if the(More)
Fungal skin infections are becoming more common, and primary care physicians must be familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. Dermatophyte infections including tinea pedis, corporis and cruris; pityriasis versicolor; and cutaneous candidiasis are the focus of this article. Common presentations of these disorders, the differential(More)
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