Eating Disorders - Dr. Callahan
Eating Disorders: Chronic disorder with acute complications:
1.Clinically prevalent eating D/O 16%; 3rd most common adolescent females, increased ED utilization, Anorexia highest mortality rate of psych D/O
2. Dx: High index of suspicion, screen with SCOFF (Sick, Control, One stone/14 lbs, Fat, Fear)- 2 or more suggests Eating Disorder
3. Complex pathophysiology: dysrhythmias, CMP, re-feeding, osteoporosis, GI, neuro, etc
4. Dispo- involve social work & psych or ensure good follow up. Admit if abnormal vs, syncope, electrolyte derangement, Suicidal Ideation
Your comment will be posted after it is approved.
Leave a Reply.