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Expert Experience Interpreting Evidenced-Based Medicine.

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Heard at the Roundtable

  • "Investigators and clinicians alike have realized that the pragmatic approach, using the presence or absence of constipation as a symptom of IBS, may lend itself to the subsequent evaluation and management of the disorder."

    Brooks Cash

  • "Fibromyalgia is undoubtedly a valid condition characterized by widespread body pain as well as variable other symptoms, which can include fatigue; sleep disturbance; mood disorders; and other somatic symptoms such as headache, abdominal pain, and hypersensitivity to external stimuli. Fibromyalgia remains a clinical challenge as there is no defining test, symptoms are subjective with variable patient presentation, and ideal treatment is elusive."

    Mary-Ann Fitzcharles

  • "In general, if someone has an indication for revascularization, the stenting or an angioplasty approach is more commonly used in single- or double-vessel disease. More extensive multivessel disease and left main disease historically have been more often treated with bypass surgery."
    Jeffrey Snell, MD

  • "Narcolepsy is a disorder that’s interesting because it typically does get missed. Although patients may present with complaints of tiredness and fatigue, very often people don’t think of narcolepsy as being a possible cause."
    ~Michael Thorpy

  • “…many of our clinicians get caught up in the diagnosis of coronary disease... I strongly believe that this is not the purpose of the ED evaluation.”
    -Michael Farkouh, MD, MSc