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Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: The Case of the Elongating Straws
Accurately interpreting visual stimuli requires a complicated interplay between the eye, visual pathways and cortical pathways. The temporal lobe is responsible for object recognition and the parietal lobe is responsible ...
Mouth on Fire: A Case of Burning Mouth Syndrome and its Relevance in Psychiatry
(Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, 2021-11-01)
Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is a complex pain condition of the oral cavity characterized by a burning sensation without clinical or laboratory abnormalities. It affects an estimated 0.1-3.9% of the general population. BMS ...
Challenges in Psychiatric Oncology: Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment and Use of Psychostimulants
Cancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI) is a common side effect of cancer and its treatment that can significantly impact patients' quality of life. CRCI may arise before, during or after cancer treatment, but for up ...
The Unintended Consequences of Pelvic Cellulitis
A Rare Case of Mycobacterium chelonae Septic Joint
Background: Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are abundant in soil and water. They can cause infection by direct inoculation via even minimal trauma. Chronic soft tissue infection may extend to involve joints and underlying ...
Enhancing Inpatient Team Communication Among Pediatric Nurses and Residents
Background: Nurse and physician collaboration is important in patient care satisfaction. Improving communication among the inpatient nurses and residents was identified as a top priority within our Pediatric Quality ...
Co-localized Substance Use and Hepatitis C Treatment
In the US, there has been a dramatic rise in hepatitis C infection and a shifting demographic with the highest rates in persons aged 20-39 years. Injection drug use is the most common mode of transmission. While many novel ...