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#150: The Basic Medical Assessment with Dr. Linda Schack (part 2)

The Eating Disorder Trap Podcast

Release Date: 12/18/2023

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Dr. Schack has been treating teenagers and young adults with eating disorders for more than 20 years. She is one of only a handful of adolescent medicine specialists in the country who sees teens and young adults exclusively in private practice.

 Dr. Schack has supervised the care of patients with eating disorders in outpatient, residential, and hospital settings. She has been an invited speaker at regional, national, and international eating disorders conferences as well as at local teaching hospitals. Dr. Schack is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics Subboard of Adolescent Medicine.

She is the Medical Director of The Eating Disorders Medical Unit at Torrance Medical Center.

We discuss topics including:

  • What happens in the examination room?

  • What does Dr. Schack look for as an eating disorder physician?

  • The importance of looking for any self harm on the patient

  • The importance of the abdominal exam and abdominal x-ray and understanding digestion function

  • Signs of anxiety

  • When is someone considered medically stable?

 

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