Sunday, June 4, 2006

NEJM CME: Body-Mass Index and Symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Women

CME: Body-Mass Index and Symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Women

"Conclusions: BMI is associated with symptoms of gastroesophagealreflux disease in both normal-weight and overweight women. Even moderate weight gain among persons of normal weight may cause or exacerbate symptoms of reflux."

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Medscape CME: Women With Migraine

Women With Migraine: Effective Strategies for Positive Outcomes:

"Migraine is a female-skewed disorder affecting women about 3 times more often than men. Learn about common diagnostic errors in migraine and how triptans are improving symptoms for many sufferers. (CME)"

As an aside, I have had very good success treating perioperative migraines with IV metoclopramide (reglan).

[Via Medscape Headlines]

Thursday, October 28, 2004

CME Credit: Malignant Hyperthermia

Malignant Hyperthermia:

""Should all patients with suspected malignant hyperthermia undergo a diagnostic muscle biopsy? Read this Clinical Update to learn the answer. (CME,CE)
Medscape Medical News""

[Via Medscape Headlines]

Tuesday, October 5, 2004

Medscape CME:Alvimopan Shortens Postoperative Ileus

From Medscape CME (registration required): Alvimopan Shortens Postoperative Ileus for 0.25 credits.

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