A 71-year-old woman with abdominal pain and acute renal failure
- DIABETES: ZERO RISK. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Dec2001, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p9
Presents an overview of a study published in a 2001 issue of the 'New England Journal of Medicine,' which deals with how middle-aged women could eliminate risks of diabetes.
- 2. Dealing with migraine. // GP: General Practitioner;5/12/2003, p81
This article focuses on the problem of migraine. Migraine is a recurring, disabling headache, and is diagnosed on the basis of a history of attacks lasting from about four hours to three days, accompanied by nausea or vomiting, or by light or noise sensitivity. Two of four further features...
- Comorbidities and Impairments Explaining the Association Between Diabetes and Lower Extremity Disability. Volpato, Stefano; Blaum, Caroline; Resnick, Helaine; Ferrucci, Luigi; Fried, Linda P.; Guralnik, Jack M. // Diabetes Care;Apr2002, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p678
Presents a study that examined the association between diabetes and lower extremity function in a sample of disabled older women to elucidate the role of diabetes-related impairments and comorbidities. Measures of physical function; Selected general characteristics by diabetes status and...
- Cardiovocal (Ortner's) Syndrome: An Unusual Vascular Complication. BOZBAS, Serife SAVAS; AK�AY, Sule; ULU, Esra KAYAHAN; B�Y�KL�, Fuat; BOZBAS, H�seyin // Akciger Arsivi/Archives of Lung;2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p39
Cardiovocal syndrome is defined as the hoarseness due to the compression of the left recurrent nerve by the large vessel pathologies of thoracic cavity. A 75 year-old woman was admitted to our clinic with the complaints of shortness of breath, weight loss and hoarseness. Her past medical history...
- Assessing the acute red eye in older people. Schroeder, Knut // InnovAiT;Sep2011, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p541
A 70-year-old woman comes to see you in surgery because she has developed a red and sore eye. Which issues do you need to consider as part of a focused clinical assessment?
- Haga su propio diagnÃ³stico. Serrano Herrera, Patricia // Revista de la Facultad de Medicina de la UNAM;2014, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p39
No abstract available.
- Neck mass: How would you treat? Huntington, Mark K.; Sewail, Barry O. // Journal of Family Practice;Feb2007, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p116
The article discusses the case of a 57-year old woman with a history of breast cancer, who also had a mastectomy and chemotherapy. The woman had no complaints other than mild fatigue and scratchy throat. In addition, the woman is worried that her cancer has come back. Information about the...
- Maternal Recall of Breastfeeding Duration by Elderly Women. Promislow, Joanne H. E.; Gladen, Beth C.; Sandler, Dale P. // American Journal of Epidemiology;Feb2005, Vol. 161 Issue 3, p289
Studies of long-term effects of breastfeeding on the health of both infants and mothers often rely on maternal recall of breastfeeding duration after several decades. The authors evaluated this recall by 140 college-educated, US women 69â€“79 years of age who breastfed a child in...
- An 85-year-old woman with Miller Fisher syndrome. Shu-hui Wang; Yong-bo Zhang; Yan-chen Xie; De-xin Wang; Ji-mei Li // Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Sep-Oct2013, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p1288
Miller Fisher's syndrome (MFS) commonly presents in the fourth and fifth decades and are rare in people over 70 years. An 85-year-old female with no significant medical history presented with upper extremity anesthesia, ptosis, and unsteady gait. The patient had a history of hypertension and...