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Consider laparoscopic cholecystectomy for symptomatic cholelithiasis, expectant management for asymptomatic cases.
An energy deficit from increased exercise, decreased intake, or both can suppress the menstrual cycle and lead to bone loss.
Symptoms to Diagnosis
She presents with an acute change in mental status, blood pressure 80/40 mm Hg, pulse 130, INR 6.13.
Volume overload is central to its pathogenesis, and accurate assessment of volume status is critical.
CT angiography is the first-line test in those under 65; for older patients there are SPECT and dobutamine echocardiography.
It is reasonable to consider discontinuing therapy when a patient has progressed to advanced dementia.
IM Board Review
Her history includes type 2 diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, hypertension, diastolic heart failure, and thyroid surgery.
While referral may eventually be indicated, primary care doctors can take steps to diagnose and manage the condition.
Diagnosing TIA, migraine, partial seizures, hypoglycemia, hyperventilation, transient global amnesia, and others.
Medical Grand Rounds
Kidney transplant improves survival and long-term outcomes in patients with renal failure.