How Do I Keep My Prescription Stimulant Safe At College?
Written by Everette Tessler on 2017-06-10
Patient Presentation A 17-year-old female with attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity was being seen for her health maintenance examination. She was going to college in the fall and wanted to know what was the best way to keep her methylphenidate prescriptions safe in her dorm room. The past medical history showed she had been diagnosed after having school difficulties when she was in the...(Read More)
What Causes Urinary Hesitancy?
Written by Everette Tessler on 2017-06-20
Patient Presentation A pediatrician asked his colleague for help with considering a differential diagnosis for a college age male who presented with true urinary hesitancy for ~2 weeks. “It’s just not that common a problem in pediatrics,” the pediatrician noted. “The patient has never had any urinary or bowel problems previously, denies dysuria or other pain, or fever. He...(Read More)