MEDCONNECT: YOUR ONLINE MEDICAL EDUCATION SOURCE
September 10, 1998
iPEDS WINS AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS AWARD
MedConnect s iPeds: Interactive Journal of Pediatrics was recently
named the winner of the 1998 Professional Education Award by the
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). This prestigious award is given
to only one educational entry per year.
We at MedConnect are very proud to acknowledge the leadership of
Editor-in-Chief Dr. Richard Lichenstein in setting outstanding
educational standards for iPeds, as recognized by the AAP s annual
Visit iPeds to view its most recently updated features, at:
Follow the links below for MedConnect s newest updates.
Interactive Journal of Primary Care
PRIMARY CARE NEWS
* What is the best route for administration of epoetin?
* Does social phobia respond to treatment with SSRIs?
* Is colonoscopy indicated if small adenomas are found on
* Will brain surgery be the new treatment for hypertension?
* And more...
PRIMARY CARE CASE OF THE MONTH: CHEST PAIN
A 36-year-old woman with no previous cardiac disease comes in to the ER
with acute chest pain. She is short of breath after climbing steps, but
denies fever, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea or lower
extremity edema. What s your diagnosis?
NEW THERAPIES FOR OLD DISEASES
Avita, a new and non-irritating topical treatment for acne, may help
prevent complications such as scarring. Find out more about this new
treatment option for acne before your patients come calling!
Interactive Journal of Managed Care
Editor-in-Chief: Iver Juster, MD
MANAGED CARE NEWS AND VIEWS by Robert Larsen, MD
* Medicare turbulence troubles seniors
* Patients' share of drug costs falls to lowest ever
* And now, a new medical specialty: "hospitalist"
* Over a third of young MDs would not choose medicine today, CA survey
* And more...
Interactive Journal of Pediatrics
Editor-in-Chief: Richard Lichenstein, MD, Associate Professor of
Pediatrics and Family Medicine, University of Maryland
PEDIATRIC NEWS AT YOUR DESKTOP
* Chest radiograph in the evaluation of first-time wheezing
* Reactions of pediatricians to the recommendation for universal
* And more...
PEDIATRIC CASE OF THE MONTH: PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM
A 5-year-old girl presents to the ER with wheezing and respiratory
distress. Can you make the radiologic diagnosis? Give your skills a
workout with this and two other cases recalled from the ER pediatric
DEVELOPMENTAL ROUNDS: ASK DR. ROSSMAN
How well do you know your developmental pediatrics? Challenge yourself
with Dr. Rossman's Crossword Puzzle solve it online!
Interactive Journal of Emergency Medicine
TOXICOLOGY CASE OF THE MONTH
A 30-year-old woman arrives in the ED lethargic and intoxicated. How
should you manage this patient? What substance(s) caused her
intoxication? What conditions should you avoid confusing with her
FAMILY PRACTICE RESIDENT
FREE BOARD REVIEWS WITH FREE CME
Editor-in-Chief: John Bachman, MD; Professor; Dept. of Family Medicine
Mayo School of Medicine
* Sports Medicine
* Type 2 Diabetes: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management
* And many more CME programs!
* COMING SOON: Abdominal Pain
One and one-half hours of FREE Category 1 CME credit
JOKE OF THE MONTH
You ll never believe what these doctors said after being pressured to
fund a new hospital wing! Let your imagination take flight in
September s Joke of the Month.
Everyone at MedConnect
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