Dr Bourgeois is vice chair of Hospital Psychiatry Services at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
Constipation Conundrum: A Case of Clozapine-Associated Pseudo-Obstruction and Ogilvie Syndrome
Examine this case in which a patient presents with extreme constipation.
Examining Risks of Reversible Clomiphene-Associated Manic Episodes to Patients
"Cumulatively, the findings of such reports have led to a concerted effort to encourage physicians to monitor patients for manic symptoms on initiation, reintroduction, and dose modulation of corticosteroid therapy."
A Look at Reversible Clomiphene-Associated Manic Episodes
What risk does clomiphene use present to patients?
Telepsychiatry Initiatives in Psychiatry Departments: Enabling Sustainable Growth
How can telehealth help academic psychiatry departments improve administrative efficiency and expand their clinical services?
Telepsychiatry Initiatives at an Academic Medical Center Department of Psychiatry: Enabling Sustainable Growth
Doctors share their experiences with telepsychiatry in an academic department of psychiatry that led to significant expansion of clinical services and greater administrative efficiency.
Prognostic Considerations in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalopathy With Psychiatric Manifestations
This CME covers how CNS-related psychosis may require medical interventions beyond antipsychotic and other psychotropic medications.
Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis With Visual Hallucinations and Cognitive Impairment
In comparison to the classic presentation of schizophrenia, ANMDARE features a later age of onset, female predominance, visual hallucinations, relative lack of cognitive disorganization, and a lack of an extended prodromal period.
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: The Interface of Psychiatry and Other Medical Specialties
The “tip of the spear" metaphor reflects consultation-liaison’s place as the most forward clinical psychiatry service in the wider medical world that can lead improvements in patient care.
What Psychiatrists Need to Know About the Determination of Dispositional Capacity
Some of the most challenging decisional capacity consultations are requests to determine if a patient has the capacity to participate in discharge planning.
Bioethical Challenges for Psychiatrists: Determination of Decisional Capacity
The authors parse myths and facts about decisional capacity, with the goal of preserving patients' dignity and autonomy and helping you mediate conflicts, meet bioethical challenges, and provide compassionate resolutions.
The Role of Psychiatrists in HIV Prevention
Because over half of persons with HIV infection have a lifetime history of depression or bipolar disorder, psychiatrists are uniquely positioned to provide both preventive and therapeutic interventions to vulnerable patients.
Depression as Co-Pilot: Clinical Implications of Hepatitis C and Interferon/Ribavirin Treatment
Comorbid substance use disorders may complicate treatment for both the hepatologist and psychiatrist. Comprehensive assessment of psychiatric illness and psychopharmacological management may be critical.
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