Tracey Doering

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Wellens' syndrome, also known as LAD coronary T-wave syndrome or the 'widow maker', is a pre-infarction syndrome with non-classical ischemic ECG changes and unremarkable cardiac biomarkers. This syndrome continues to be a 'can't miss' for the clinician as delay in urgent angiography and intervention can result in anterior myocardial infarction, left(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine how an ultra-brief structured tool that would require usually less than a minute for delirium assessment compares with a clinical assessment based on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV (DSM-IV) in a geriatric postacute care (PAC) rehabilitation unit. DESIGN Prospective observational cohort study. SETTING Postacute geriatric(More)
Primary care physicians infrequently address lifestyle modification with their obese patients, among whom those of lower economic means are disproportionately represented. To enhance patients' access to education on lifestyle modification, a clinic-based computer kiosk was installed at our residency clinic for the purpose of healthy lifestyle education.(More)
Primary care physicians are responsible for the initiation of the preventive health screening tests and examinations for their patients. Resident physicians may be uncomfortable obtaining a sexual history from their patient. A performance improvement project was carried out in the resident clinic to see if we could improve HIV screening of our patients.(More)
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