Jeffrey R. Johnson, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Jeffrey R. Johnson

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Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis 1. What every clinician should know Clinical features and incidence Pancreatitis in pregnancy is very rare, affecting approximately 1-2/10,000 pregnancies. All patients have upper abdominal pain, primarily in the epigastrum. The pain may radiate around the back and cause band-like pain around the upper abdomen. The pain is classically at least partially relieved by…

Cholelithiasis

Cholelithiasis; gallstones 1. What every clinician should know Clinical features and incidence Cholelithiasis is characterized by right upper quadrant pain and may be colicky in nature. It is often associated with fatty meals or diets, but this is not required. Occasional nausea and vomiting may occur in milder cases. More extreme cases are characterized by…

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