Identification and Treatment of Eating Disorders in the Primary Care Setting

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Leslie A. Sim, PhD, of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, discusses the August 2010 Mayo Clinic Proceedings article entitled “Identification and Treatment of Eating Disorders in the Primary Care Setting” (available at: http://tinyurl.com/2ezxp2d). The diagnosis and management of anorexia nervosa and bulimia are highlighted.

Sexual Abuse and Lifetime Diagnosis of Pychiatric Disorders: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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Dr. Ali Zirakzedeh discusses his article appearing in the July 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which noted a statistically significant association between sexual abuse and a lifetime diagnosis of anxiety disorder, depression, eating disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, sleep disorders, and suicide attempts, regardless of the victim's sex or age at the time the abuse occurred.

Intraoperative Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease: An Evidence-Based Appraisal

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Dr. Hector Michelena of Mayo Clinic discusses his July 2010 Mayo Clin Proc review assessing the evidence base for the use of intraoperative transespophageal echocardiography and epiaortic ultrasonography in valvular heart disease surgery.

Pilot Study of Providing Online Care in a Primary Care Setting

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Dr. John Bachman of Mayo Clinic discusses his Mayo Clin Proc. article (available online first at http://tinyurl.com/34892nj), detailing the results of a pilot study evaluating the effectiveness of the use of e-visits in a primary care setting using a structured history. The study results included increased convenience for patients and physicians while decreasing overall costs.

Sexual Abuse and Lifetime Diagnosis of Psychiatric Disorders: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Dr. Ali Zirakzadeh, Consultant in General Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article on various disorders associated with sexual abuse and the most violent form of abuse, rape, in men and women.

Pericardial Disease: Diagnosis and Management: Part 2

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Dr. Masud H. Khandaker, a Fellow in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses the diagnosis and management of pericardial disease. In Part I, he discusses acute pericarditis and relapsing pericarditis. In Part II, he discusses cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis.

A Generalist's Guide to Treating Patients With Depression With an Emphasis on Using Side Effects to Tailor Antidepressant Ther

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Dr. J. Michael Bostwick, Professor of Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article on a generalist's guide to treating patients with depression with an emphasis on using side effects to tailor antidepressant therapy.

Dr. Stepanek of Mayo Clinic discusses May 2010 Mayo Clin Proc article on noninvasive measurement of central vascular pressures

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Dr. Jan Stepanek, Consultant at Mayo Clinic, discusses the article (available at http://tinyurl.com/2bou4l4 ) “Noninvasive Measurement of Central Vascular Pressures With Arterial Tonometry: Clinical Revival of the Pulse Pressure Waveform?” published in the May 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings ( www.mayoclinicproceedings.com ).

Dr. Fugate Discusses her May 2010 Mayo Clin Proc Article on Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome.

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Dr. Jennifer Fugate, Resident, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, discusses her Mayo 2010 Mayo Clin Proc article (available at tinyurl.com/2bw3x6a ) on clinical and radiologic findings associated with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.

Pain Management in the Cirrhotic Patient: The Clinical Challenge.

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Expert Opinion for Pain Management in Cirrhotic Patients--Mayo Clinic article published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.