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Nov 29, 2018

Today, we're going to change gears. 

No case today and no systematic review.

Instead, I want to review anticoagulation pharmacology...any medication that inhibits one or more steps of that coagulation cascade. 

We're going to review the new and old agents, including:

  • Mechanism of action
  • Indications
  • Precautions
  • Adverse...


Nov 23, 2018

I was doing some moonlighting the other week, and I had a textbook case walk through the door. However, it's a case that doesn't walk through the door all too often.

I had a 63 year old male with a history of hypertension and type 2 DM who presented with sore throat x 5 days. He denies shortness of breath and chest...


Nov 15, 2018

It's that time of year ago and our little viral friend is quickly gracing us with it's presence. 

As of November 2nd, the CDC informed the community that influenza activity is low, however there have been small increases of activity seen over the prior week.

So, it's coming...

The three main strains seen are influenza A...


Nov 8, 2018

Hyperparathyroidism is one of those topics that is confusing, as it has primary, secondary, or tertiary causes. 

There are PTH, phosphate, calcium, and vitamin D levels. 

To be honest, it can get confusing. But, if you can understand the pathophysiology behind it all, then it will help you understand the labs and will...


Nov 1, 2018

Today, we're going to do a quick systematic review of hyponatremia.

If you're one of the few who know all the causes and correlating serum osmolality, urine osmolality, urine sodium values, and corresponding treatments - then this podcast is not for you lol.

But, for those who struggle with hyponatremia, like I do...