Example Cases

by Charles Vega, MD

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    The lecture Example Cases by Charles Vega, MD is from the course Introduction to Family Medicine. It contains the following chapters:

    • Introduction to Family Medicine: Cases
    • Low Back Pain
    • Headaches and Lightheadedness

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    1. Take a psychosocial history
    2. Perform stool occult blood test
    3. Perform stool ovum and parasites
    4. Obtain an abdominal CT scan
    5. Refer to gastroenterology
    1. Obtain basic rheumatologic serologies
    2. Refer to a rheumatology specialist
    3. Perform a detailed depression screening
    4. Refer to a psychologist for depression and anxiety management
    5. Perform bilateral wrist x-rays
    1. Ask if she has night-time awakenings due to abdominal cramping or diarrhea
    2. Perform stool cultures, ova, and parasites
    3. Perform a colonoscopy
    4. Refer to gastroenterology
    5. Reassure the patient that it is all simply due to stress and that there is nothing wrong with her stomach
    1. Screen for depression
    2. Perform a colonoscopy to screen for occult carcinoma
    3. Perform an esophagogastroduodenoscopy to screen for gastric ulcers or carcinoma causing early satiety
    4. Perform liver function tests and a metabolic panel
    5. Check vitamin D and B12 levels

    Author of lecture Example Cases

     Charles Vega, MD

    Charles Vega, MD

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    By Richa S. on 26. March 2017 for Example Cases

    These videos are very efficient and useful for step 2 and so many other medical exams too.... Want to have some more videos from other clinical subjects ..