PHQ-2 Tool for Depression Screening

PHQ-2 Tool Over the past two weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems? Not at all Several days More than half the days Nearly every day 1.  Little interest or pleasure in doing things 0 1 2 3 2.  Feeling down, depressed or hopeless 0 1 2 3 Developed … Continue reading PHQ-2 Tool for Depression Screening


Varicose veins

Background dilated, palpable, often tortuous subcutaneous veins >3mm in diameter usually involve saphenous veins, saphenous tributaries, and/or non-saphenous superficial leg veins Causes Primary most common cause, usually due to intrinsic biochemical or morphological abnormality in vein wall, may occur in setting of valvular incompetence Secondary previous DVT AV fistula deep vein obstruction superficial thrombophlebitis Congenital … Continue reading Varicose veins

Safe Alcohol Consumption Guidelines

Healthy Adults No more than 2 standard drinks (20 grams) at any given time to reduce life time risk of alcohol related harm or disease No more than 4 standard drinks (40 grams) at any given time to reduce risk of alcohol related harm or injury from that occasion Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Not drinking … Continue reading Safe Alcohol Consumption Guidelines