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Oct 25, 2018

It's Monday morning and your first patient on your schedule comes in with one day of shortness of breath.

The MA checks the vitals and says, "the patient's blood pressure is a little high at 220/110".

The patient is a 55 year old male with a history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and heart failure with a...


Oct 18, 2018

Today, we are going to do a quick systematic review of lymphomas: Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas.

I'm pretty sure after school, all I knew about this topic was that reed sternberg cells were associated with Hodgkin lymphoma.

Maybe you're in the same boat. But, hopefully after todays podcast, you'll feel much more...


Oct 11, 2018

One of the most common issues I face are patients who have pain, anxiety, agitation, and delirium; sometimes all of them at once.

Let's say we have a 75 year old female patient with a past medical history of dementia, chronic back pain with radiculopathy, CAD status post CABG, heart failure with a reduced EF, and ESRD...


Oct 4, 2018

Lets talk about the approach to the patient that presents to the hospital with altered mental status. 

This is a very common presentation that I see often - whether I'm in the emergency room, step down, or ICU.

The etiologies can be endless. But, the goal after today's podcast, is to arm you with an algorithm to narrow...