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Reviewing the role of human papillomavirus in oral cancer using the Bradford Hill criteria of causation.

Dis Mon 2018 Nov 27. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

College of Dental Medicine, Roseman University of Health Sciences, South Jordan, UT 84095, United States.

Human papillomavirus is a well-established risk factor for oropharyngeal cancer, although its role in oral cancer is still debated. Inconclusive evidence of its role in oral cancer is due to conflicting data arising from methodological differences, mostly due to the use of diagnostic tests with varying sensitivity and specificity. In addition, there is a lack of experimental data linking HPV to oral cancer. Read More

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November 2018
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Evaluating the possible association between systemic osteoporosis and periodontal disease progression in postmenopausal women.

Dis Mon 2018 Nov 27. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Conservative Dental Sciences, Division of Endodontics, College of Dentistry, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, P.O. Box:153, AlKharj 11942 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

To evaluate the association between systemic osteoporosis and periodontal diseases in postmenopausal women. A total of 300 women aged (50-70 years) were divided into an osteoporotic (OP) group (n = 150) and non-osteoporotic (NOP) group (n = 150) depending on BMD measured using (DXA) at the femoral neck and lumbar spine. Periodontal examination including PI, GI, PPD, and CAL was measured. Read More

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November 2018
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Abdominal compartment syndrome.

Dis Mon 2018 Nov 16. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

Section of Nephrology, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine/Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL, United States; Associates in Nephrology, SC, Chicago, IL, United States. Electronic address:

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November 2018
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Effects of periodontal disease on systemic health.

Authors:
R Hegde K H Awan

Dis Mon 2018 Oct 29. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

College of Dental Medicine, Roseman University of Health Sciences, South Jordan, Utah 84095, United States. Electronic address:

About one in two adults in the United States has periodontal disease. Chronic periodontitis is an oral disease affecting the supporting structures of the teeth leading to progressive loss of the attachment apparatus and bone around teeth. It is characterized by gingival pocket formation and/or gingival recession. Read More

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October 2018
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Foreword.

Authors:
Jerrold B Leikin

Dis Mon 2018 Nov 12;64(11):470. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

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November 2018

Nutrition and oral health.

Dis Mon 2018 Oct 4. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

College of Dental Medicine, Roseman University of Health Sciences, South Jordan, Utah, United States.

To maintain health, the human body needs daily nourishment in the form of carbohydrates, proteins and minerals. The associations between oral health conditions, dietary practices and nutritional status, and general health status are complex with many interrelating factors. Inadequate nutrition can affect the oral health including dental caries, periodontal diseases, diseases of oral mucosa and infectious diseases. Read More

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October 2018
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Foreword.

Authors:
Jerrold B Leikin

Dis Mon 2018 Oct 3. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

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October 2018
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Obstetric and gynecologic causes of pleural effusions.

Dis Mon 2018 Sep 28. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. Electronic address:

Obstetric and gynecologic pleural effusions may occur in the setting of different diseases and conditions, early and appropriate recognition of the different etiologies of these effusions will aid in appropriate treatment management. In this paper we will give an overview of the different pleural effusion etiologies that may be encountered including catamenial hemothorax, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, the different Meigs' syndromes and benign peripartum pleural effusion. Read More

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September 2018
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Abdominal etiologies of pleural effusion.

Dis Mon 2018 Sep 28. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Florida, 1600 SW Archer Rd, M452, PO Box 100225, Gainesville, FL 32610, United States. Electronic address:

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September 2018
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Pleural effusions of urinary etiologies.

Dis Mon 2018 Sep 28. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Florida, 1600 SW Archer Rd, M452, PO Box 100225, Gainesville, FL 21610, United States. Electronic address:

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September 2018
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Abdominal etiologies of pleural effusion.

Authors:
Jerrold B Leikin

Dis Mon 2018 Sep 20. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

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September 2018
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Perspectives on the opioid crisis from pain medicine clinicians.

Dis Mon 2018 Oct 18;64(10):451-466. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Professor, Rush University Medical College, Departments of Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacologist Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Centers of Skokie and Evanston Hospitals, NorthShore University Health System, IL, United States. Electronic address:

Patients experiencing a terminal drug related event reflect a sentinel event. If this pharmacotherapy is a widely used agent, it may be viewed as a catastrophic problem. If patients are dying from illegal drug use when the medical establishment fails them by withdrawing or minimizing their medically prescribed medication, then the burden rests with their health care providers, legislation, and insurance carriers to actively participate in a collegial fashion to achieve parity. Read More

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October 2018
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Current and prospective therapies for acute liver failure.

Dis Mon 2018 Sep 3. Epub 2018 Sep 3.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States. Electronic address:

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September 2018
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Foreword.

Authors:
Jerrold B Leikin

Dis Mon 2018 Oct 11;64(10):450. Epub 2018 Aug 11.

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October 2018
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Biologics for the primary care physician: Review and treatment of psoriasis.

Dis Mon 2018 Jul 20. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, United States; NorthShore University HealthSystem, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, 9933 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL, United States.

Psoriasis is a chronic, systemic, inflammatory disease that affects approximately 7.5 million people in the United States. The disease results in significant suffering, morbidity, and economic impact. Read More

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July 2018
15 Reads

Biologics for the primary care physician: Review and treatment of psoriasis.

Authors:
Jerrold B Leikin

Dis Mon 2018 Jul 20. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Director of Medical Toxicology NorthShore University HealthSystems - OMEGA Clinical Professor Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, United States. Electronic address:

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July 2018
31 Reads

Renal complications during pregnancy: In the hypertension spectrum.

Dis Mon 2018 Jun 8. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL. Electronic address:

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Barrett's esophagus: A comprehensive review for the internist.

Dis Mon 2018 Nov 5;64(11):471-487. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Section of Digestive Disease, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2018
2 Reads

Preface.

Authors:
John B Bundrick

Dis Mon 2018 Aug 5;64(8):348. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

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Clinical pearls in perioperative medicine.

Dis Mon 2018 Aug 5;64(8):385-392. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States. Electronic address:

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Clinical pearls in gastroenterology.

Dis Mon 2018 Aug 5;64(8):361-369. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States. Electronic address:

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Clinical pearls in neurology 2018.

Dis Mon 2018 Aug 5;64(8):379-384. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States. Electronic address:

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August 2018
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Clinical pearls in dermatology 2018.

Dis Mon 2018 Aug 5;64(8):350-360. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. Electronic address:

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2018 Clinical Pearls.

Authors:
Jerrold B Leikin

Dis Mon 2018 Aug 5;64(8):349. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

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Clinical pearls in sexual medicine.

Dis Mon 2018 Aug 5;64(8):393-400. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States. Electronic address:

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August 2018
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Clinical pearls in general internal medicine.

Dis Mon 2018 Aug 5;64(8):370-378. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States.

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SELECTED EPIDEMICS & EMERGING PATHOGENS - CONCLUSION.

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Dis Mon 2017 Sep 12;63(9):277-278. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

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September 2017

FREQUENT UPDATES.

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Dis Mon 2017 Sep 12;63(9):274-277. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

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September 2017

SELECTED EPIDEMICS & EMERGING PATHOGENS - PREVENTIVE STRATEGIES.

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Dis Mon 2017 Sep 12;63(9):272-274. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

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September 2017

MIDDLE EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CORONAVIRUS - MERS, MERS CoV.

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Dis Mon 2017 Sep 12;63(9):262-272. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

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September 2017

EMERGING RESPIRATORY DISEASE - CORONAVIRUSES.

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Dis Mon 2017 Sep 12;63(9):256-262. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

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September 2017

EMERGING PATHOGENS: INFLUENZA - H7N9.

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Dis Mon 2017 Sep 12;63(9):251-256. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

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September 2017

EMERGING RESPIRATORY DISEASE - INFLUENZA INFLUENZA VIRUS OVERVIEW.

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Dis Mon 2017 Sep 12;63(9):248-251. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

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September 2017

SELECTED EPIDEMICS & EMERGING PATHOGENS - RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES - AN OVERVIEW.

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Dis Mon 2017 Sep 12;63(9):246-248. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

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September 2017

SELECTED EPIDEMICS & EMERGING PATHOGENS.

Authors:
Robin B McFee DO

Dis Mon 2017 Sep 12;63(9):240-246. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

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September 2017

Venous thromboembolism controversies.

Dis Mon 2018 Sep 6;64(9):408-444. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL.

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September 2018
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Foreword.

Authors:
Jerrold B Leikin

Dis Mon 2018 Sep 21;64(9):407. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

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September 2018
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Selected mosquito borne illnesses - Dengue.

Authors:
Robin B McFee

Dis Mon 2018 May 19;64(5):246-274. Epub 2018 Mar 19.

Department of Emergency/Family Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, United States. Electronic address:

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May 2018
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Tick borne illness - Rocky mountain spotted fever.

Authors:
Robin B McFee

Dis Mon 2018 May 15;64(5):185-194. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Department of Emergency/Family Medicine, Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, USA. Electronic address:

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May 2018
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Mosquito vectors.

Dis Mon 2018 May 15;64(5):213-221. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Wellington Regional Medical Center, Blue Health, LLC., Palm Beach County, FL, USA.

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May 2018
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Conclusion.

Authors:
Robin B McFee

Dis Mon 2018 Mar 12. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

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March 2018
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Selected mosquito-borne illnesses-Chikungunya.

Authors:
Robin B McFee

Dis Mon 2018 May 9;64(5):222-234. Epub 2018 Mar 9.

Department of Emergency/Family Medicine, DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN.

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May 2018
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Introduction to disease vectors.

Authors:
Robin B McFee

Dis Mon 2018 May 9;64(5):170-174. Epub 2018 Mar 9.

Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, United States. Electronic address:

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May 2018
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Evaluation and management of variceal bleeding.

Dis Mon 2018 Jul 7;64(7):312-320. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 7400 Jones Drive, Apt 724, Galveston, TX.

Acute variceal bleeding is one of the most fatal complications of cirrhosis and is responsible for about one-third of cirrhosis-related deaths. Therefore, every effort should be made to emergently resuscitate the patients, start pharmacotherapy as soon as possible and do endoscopic therapy in a timely manner. Despite the recent advances in treatment, mortality rate is still high. Read More

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July 2018
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Evaluation and management of Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Dis Mon 2018 Jul 7;64(7):333-343. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 7400 Jones Drive, Apt 724, Galveston, TX 77551.

Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding continues to be an important cause of morbidity and mortality. The most common causes include peptic ulcer disease, Mallory-Weiss syndrome, erosive gastritis, duodenitis, esophagitis, malignancy, angiodysplasias and Dieulafoy's lesion. Initial assessment and early aggressive resuscitation significantly improves outcomes. Read More

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July 2018
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Evaluation and management of lower gastrointestinal bleeding.

Dis Mon 2018 Jul 7;64(7):321-332. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 7400 Jones Drive, Apt 724, Galveston, TX 77551. Electronic address:

Lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) is a common cause of presentation to the emergency department and hospital admissions. The incidence of LGIB increases with age and the most common etiologies are diverticulosis, angiodysplasia, malignancy and anorectal diseases. Foremost modality for evaluation and treatment of LGIB is colonosopy. Read More

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July 2018
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EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES - OVERVIEW.

Authors:
Robin B McFee

Dis Mon 2018 May 7;64(5):163-169. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University. Electronic address:

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May 2018
2 Reads

Tick vectors and tick borne illnesses overview.

Authors:
Robin B McFee

Dis Mon 2018 May 7;64(5):175-180. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

Department of Emergency/Family Medicines, Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, United States. Electronic address:

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May 2018
1 Read