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Resources to recommend to a parent after making the diagnosis of ADHD

Noah is a second grader who you recently diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) combined type. His parents are involved and concerned about their son’s diagnosis. They have questions about behavioral and medication treatment options, but they worry about the short-term and long-term side effects of medications. In …

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SUBUNGUAL HEMATOMA

Abstract  Subungual hematomas can be a painful injury involving either the fingers or toes. Recognition of nailbed lacerations accompanying subungual hematomas is a diagnostic necessity. Treatment varies from simple evacuation to a complicated procedure requiring nail plate removal and laceration repair. In the case of open tuft …

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Women’s Health Week May 9-16, 2021

While it may seem that every week is dedicated to something in healthcare, Mother’s Day kicks off Women’s Health Week. Women’s Health Week recognizes the importance for women and girls to make their health a priority. Women’s health includes family planning, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancies, birth, breast …

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The Fussy Infant

Background  During the first three months of life, neonates cry more than any other time in infancy and childhood. During the first six weeks of life, infants cry an average of 117 to 133 minutes per day, and by 12 weeks, infants are crying about 60 to …

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Update to CDC’s Treatment Guidelines for Gonococcal Infection, 2020

In December 2020, the CDC came out with new treatment guidelines for Gonorrhea. Dual antibiotics treatment of Ceftriaxone 250 mg IM injection plus Azithromycin 1gm po has been changed. In 2007, based on data from CDC’s Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project* (GISP) indicating widely disseminated quinolone-resistant gonococcal strains …

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