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Cycle 4: TeleECHO Clinic Session 17
Thursday, January 17, 2019 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Clinical Pearls Didactic Title: Somatization or Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS) in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care Identification and Management
Presenter: Dr. Kathi Pajer, M.D., M.P.H.
- Describe the most common presentations of Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS) for young children and older adolescents.
- Explain how stress is involved in MUS.
- Discuss why close primary care provider-patient alliance is helpful in MUS.
- Describe a cost-effective way to evaluate suspected MUS.
- Name two psychopharmacologic treatments useful in ameliorating MUS.
Zoom link: https://echo.zoom.us/j/919372418?pwd=SzNLR2NpVFZheXdBcks4Zll5QTV5dz09
Meeting ID: 919-372-418
- Medically Unexplained Symptoms in Young People: The Doctor’s Dilemma – Geist et all. (2008)
PCP Resources (MUS):
- Kelty Mental Health – Somatization Disorders
Sarangan Uthayalingam, MD-Peds, Brantford General Hospital, Brantford, ON (HNHB) ECHO ID: 4011717
The TeleECHO virtual clinic session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit per session.
All other professional groups can use the certificate provided at the end of each TeleECHO™ clinic session evaluation for their certificate of attendance.
Didactic Recording: https://youtu.be/TuqNto0wuVk
Case Discussion Summary:
ECHO ID: 4011717