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Cycle 5: TeleECHO Clinic Session 17
Tuesday, January 15, 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/652143635?pwd=V3pPRWxyV1FKVU5zTTVkZC9wK0Jpdz09
Meeting ID: 652-143-635
- Medically Unexplained Symptoms in Young People: The Doctor’s Dilemma – Geist et all. (2008)
PCP Resources (MUS):
- Kelty Mental Health – Somatization Disorders
Rachel Farah, NP, Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, Scarborough (Central East) ECHO ID: 5011517
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/1mytWGy0nUs
Case Discussion Summary:
ECHO ID: 5011517