Facial Nerve Palsy in a Female Teenager
September 13, 2012
A 14-year-old female presented with a 1-week history of right-sided facial numbness. Ear pain on the affected side was the first symptom and was followed by progressive paresthesia. She was otherwise asymptomatic.
February 3, 2012
A 17-year-old girl being treated for mild acne, anxiety, and depression, presented with an ankle “bruise” related to an injury sustained 2 years earlier. Symptoms resolved with treatment, but the hyperpigmentation persisted.
PODCASTS & VIDEOS
ADHD Medications: A Look at Their Safety Profile
October 17, 2012
Each year in this country, physicians prescribe medications to treat ADHD in nearly 3 million children. The safety of these agents has been the subject of some debate. Here to discuss the issue of the cardiovascular safety of stimulants, atomoxetine, and alpha-agonists used to manage ADHD is Joan Daughton, MD.
The Transgender Conundrum
August 8, 2012
Transgendered and LGBTs are bullied and victimized at alarmingly high rates. How, then, to protect children and adolescents from physical harm and address their medical concerns? Here to discuss is Andrew Solomon, lecturer in psychiatry at Cornell and Special Advisor on LGBT affairs to the Yale Department of Psychiatry.
Tinea capitis (Video 5:03 minutes)
June 26, 2012
When it comes to tinea capitis, there’s a downside to loving your pet. Dermatologist Ted Rosen takes you through the differential and details effective diagnostic strategies.
Impetigo (Video 2:28 minutes)
June 18, 2012
Impetigo has lots of mimics. Ted Rosen, MD, describes the diagnostic contenders and the treatments that can cure the infection in a world of mupirocin resistance.
Post-Concussion Syndrome in Young Female Soccer Players
June 6, 2012
Girls suffer nearly twice as many youth soccer concussions as boys. The primary maneuver responsible for the injury and its consequences is “the header.” In this podcast, Dr Stuart Bradin discusses severe post-concussion syndrome and answers why teenage girls are so much more susceptible to head injury than boys.
FROM PHYSICIANS PRACTICE
How Physicians Can Manage Unexpected Free Time Jennifer Frank, MD,
October 22, 2013
Whether you have an unexpected patient no-show, or two hours before bed, figuring out how to spend spurts of free time can be a work-life balance stressor.