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Perimenopause: Management, Estrogens & Other Hormones – Gynecology | Lecturio

Hi. Now we’re gonna talk about menopause management. What’s the difference between menopause and the perimenopause? Are they really that different? Well, let’s see. Menopause is the permanent cessation of menses due to decreases in ovarian estrogen production. This is evidenced by 12 consecutive months of no menstrual bleeding. So it’s usually a retroactive diagnosis…

By Jose Scott January 30, 2020 0

7 Treatment Options for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

7 Treatment Options for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis 1. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) Upon receiving a juvenile rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis, many patients will be prescribed medications to help them cope with the often painful condition. The first and most accessible type of medication prescribed to these individuals is nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, otherwise known as NSAIDs. As…

By Jose Scott January 7, 2020 0

Arthritis & Osteoarthritis – Part 1: Joint Structure

Arthritis and osteoarthritis Rheumatic diseases often cause joint pain and have different patterns of joint involvement. These can be used to differentiate the different types of disorders. For example, rheumatoid arthritis usually affects multiple smaller joints, whereas reactive arthritis involves fewer, yet larger joints. On the other hand, the most commonly affected joint in gout…

By Jose Scott January 5, 2020 0

Arthritis & Osteoarthritis – Part 2: Medical History

Arthritis and osteoarthritis: Medical history Are you wondering how to assess the medical history of patients with osteoarthritis or arthritis? In this episode, we’ll be presenting the most important points and how to differentiate between both conditions. The risk of developing osteoarthritis increases with age. This is because damage to the affected joint develops slowly…

By Jose Scott January 5, 2020 0

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Pathology & Clinical Presentation – Pediatrics | Lecturio

In this lecture, we will discuss juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Here’s a classic case. An eleven year old child is presenting to you after several rounds of antibiotics with a complaint of long-standing pain and swelling of fingers, wrists, and ankles. What’s the most likely diagnosis? In this case, it’s probably juvenile idiopathic arthritis or JIA…

By Jose Scott December 31, 2019 17