Trudy Goodman

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The beneficial effects of mindful awareness and mindfulness meditation training on physical and psychological health are thought to be mediated in part through changes in underlying brain processes. Functional connectivity MRI (fcMRI) allows identification of functional networks in the brain. It has been used to examine state-dependent activity and is well(More)
High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a well-recognized disease entity in trekkers to the Nepal Himalayas. We present the case of a patient who had clinical features consistent with HAPE but did not descend the mountain on time, which contributed to his death. The important factors of the diagnosis, the descent, and the follow-up in Kathmandu are examined.
Even after growth has stopped, normal bone remodeling continues with a balanced coupling of osteoblast and osteoclast function with deposition and resorption of bone. Many factors including exercise, hormones and genes affect total bone mass. Osteoporosis can result from a variety of factors that disrupt the normal equilibrium, but it most typically(More)
Recommendations that can be made to decrease the incidence of untoward NSAID-induced GI events include identification of the high-risk patient (Table 3). If it is important to treat these high-risk patients with NSAIDs, either the lowest possible dose of the NSAID, an alternative non-NSAID analgesic, or the nonacetylated salicylates should be used. If that(More)
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