What adverse health outcomes are associated with insomnia? What treatment should we try before thinking about pharmacotherapy? And how much sleep did you really get last night?
Month: May 2021
The stress cycle is real–and we all know it. What can we do to break the cycle?
Weight stigma is everywhere, including healthcare settings. To what extent do clinicians perpetuate weight stigma in their interactions with patients? What can we do as clinicians to change our approach and decrease weight stigma?
It seems like vitamin D is always being studied, but what’s actually proven? When, if ever, should we check a level of 25-OH-D? And how many minutes of sun exposure have you got so far today?
How do screening recommendations differ in women based on menopausal status? What about men? And when should we look at Z-scores instead of T-scores?
What are the classic symptoms? What’s the deal with HRT? And is there anything else we can do to try to control vasomotor symptoms?
What concerning features should we look for when we find a sacral dimple on an infant’s exam? Do we need to check US or MRI? And how many times can you say “simple dimple” in 10 seconds?
How do the clinical findings of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) change with age? What’s the work-up? And was that a click or a clunk that I just felt?
What’s the difference between plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis? How do we diagnose positional plagiocephaly and what interventions are best?