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Sep 27, 2018

As you drive to your rotation, grad school, or to your morning shift in the hospital/outpatient clinic we want to be the podcast you turn to first.

My goal with the Medgeeks podcast, is to share my knowledge and experience as an advanced practice provider, in hopes that my pearls improve your day to day practice.

With...


Sep 20, 2018

You're asked to see a 22 year old female with a past medical history of asthma who presents to the emergency room with increasing shortness of breath, chest tightness, and wheezing.

Over the past 24 hours she's been non-responsive to her home nebulizer treatment every 4 hours. 

A quick chart review allows you to see the...


Sep 13, 2018

Last week we presented a patient presenting with signs and symptoms of a PE and CTA confirmed saddle pulmonary embolism. 

So, now the questions is, what type of PE is this?

  • Massive
  • Submassive
  • Non-massive (low risk)

It's important we separate patients into different categories, because each category will have different...


Sep 6, 2018

As you're working in the emergency room, you're asked to see a 62 year old female. She has a past medical history significant for morbid obesity (BMI 43).

She fell three weeks ago and fractured her right tibia, which required a cast, and has been not been mobile since. 

She developed shortness of breath two weeks ago...


Sep 5, 2018

Today, we'll be introducing Katelyn Reeve to the team who will be starting her emergency medicine fellowship November 2018.

Prior to PA school she played D1 soccer at Clemson University, was elected as captain for 2 years, and ended her time there as in the Academic Hall of Fame as an All-American.

She then attended the...