Christopher Jolley, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Christopher Jolley

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Failure to thrive

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has failure to thrive? What are the typical findings for this disease? A variety of nutritional abnormalities exist affecting infants and children including undernutrition, overnutrition, and certain malnutrition states. These acquired metabolic derangements highlight the extreme importance of nutrition in the pediatric population.…

Peptic ulcer disease

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Peptic Ulcer Disease? What are the typical findings for this disease? A peptic ulcer is a mucosal break or erosion in the stomach or duodenum, usually measuring 5mm or larger. Depending on the underlying pathology, peptic ulcer disease can be classified as…

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