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Published on Jan 1, 2009in The Medscape Journal of Medicine
Joel Kimmons9
Estimated H-index: 9
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Cathleen Gillespie40
Estimated H-index: 40
+ 2 AuthorsHeidi M. Blanck41
Estimated H-index: 41
Context Fruit and vegetable intake is an important part of a healthy diet and is associated with numerous positive health outcomes. MyPyramid provides recommendations for fruit and vegetable consumption based on individual calorie requirements as determined by an individual's age, sex, and physical activity level.
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Published on Jan 1, 2009in The Medscape Journal of Medicine
James C. Hamilton8
Estimated H-index: 8
(University of Alabama),
Marc D. Feldman19
Estimated H-index: 19
(University of Alabama),
Jeffrey W. Janata14
Estimated H-index: 14
The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) is being prepared, but little attention has been accorded the category of factitious disorder, despite its presence in the manual for almost 30 years. Among relevant articles that have appeared, Turner's publication advocates retention of the category, but with new criteria. In the current paper, we reject Turner's reformulation but use the identified diagnostic dilemmas to illuminate the phenomenology of fact...
12 Citations
Published on Jan 1, 2009in The Medscape Journal of Medicine
Cc Dim10
Estimated H-index: 10
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Ngozi R. Dim5
Estimated H-index: 5
+ 1 AuthorsArthur C Ikeme8
Estimated H-index: 8
CONTEXT: HIV infection and cervical cancer are common in Nigeria. HIV-positive women have a higher risk for cervical neoplasm; therefore counseling and regular cervical cancer screening are recommended. After post-HIV testing counseling HIV-positive women should be aware of the Papanicolaou (Pap) smear. OBJECTIVE: To determine the coverage of cervical cancer screening information for HIV-positive women by the post-HIV testing counseling. METHODS: Questionnaires were administered to 150 HIV-posit...
11 Citations
Published on Jan 1, 2009in The Medscape Journal of Medicine
Raymond E. Cole4
Estimated H-index: 4
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Steven T. Harris34
Estimated H-index: 34
Context Nonvertebral fractures (NVFs) are the most costly and disabling type of osteoporotic fractures. Bisphosphonate therapy effectively reduces the risk for NVFs; however, fracture protection depends critically on adherence and persistence. Approved bisphosphonate regimens with extended dosing intervals increase patient convenience, help patients remain on therapy, and improve fracture protection in clinical practice.
5 Citations
Published on Jan 1, 2009in The Medscape Journal of Medicine
Michele Romaine1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Steven Zatz + 1 AuthorsGeorge D. Lundberg29
Estimated H-index: 29
Dear Readers, After nearly 10 years and thousands of published articles, we regret that the company has decided to cease publication of any new articles in The Medscape Journal of Medicine after January 30, 2009. Please be assured that all previously published articles will remain published and available on the Medscape platform, indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed, and – for the next several years – in full text at http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/ as well.
Published on Jan 1, 2009in The Medscape Journal of Medicine
Steven Davidson1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Nasir Aziz2
Estimated H-index: 2
+ 1 AuthorsAmor Khachemoune17
Estimated H-index: 17
Keloids are a common presenting complaint in the primary care clinic. This condition presents a formidable challenge, as recurrence is often difficult to prevent despite use of multiple therapeutic interventions. Part of the reason for the absence of a definitive treatment is the incomplete understanding of the pathogenesis of keloid formation, which creates a frustrating situation for both physician and patient. Here we review the most recent literature on the clinical features, pathogenesis, a...
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