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Medgeeks Podcast: Exam Review | Medicine | PANCE Preparation |

Jul 19, 2018

In last weeks episode, we discussed the differences between DKA and HHS. Today, we'll be sharing how to manage these two diseases.

If you missed last weeks episode, you can listen to that here: https://medgeeks.co/podcast/

We had that 35 year old female with type 1 DM on insulin complaining of burning with urination,...


Jul 12, 2018

Today, we're going to talk about the evaluation of your diabetic patient who walks into your clinical with a glucose which is unable to be read (>500).

A 35 year old female with type 1 DM on insulin arrives to the ER for evaluation after being referred by her PCP.

The patient complains of burning with urination x3...


Jul 5, 2018

​As you start to review your patients - you get your first page. 

So, you call stat, and on the other end, you hear a frantic nurse saying, "Bed 45. Heart rate 150s with an irregular rhythm." 

Your first thought should be AFIB with RVR until proven otherwise.

Today, Zach will give you the run down on what to do...


Jun 28, 2018

​You're on the rapid response team and are called over to a patient presenting with hypotension. 

Per nursing, the patient is a 58 year old male with a PMH of:

  • ​ETOH abuse (1 pint of vodka daily)
  • Cirrhosis

While in the room, the patient vomits a large amount of bright red blood, followed by a drop in the systolic...


Jun 21, 2018

Today, we have a 60 year old male patient, with a past medical history of:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • COPD
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Diverticulosis
  • Rectal cancer

Chief complaint: 1 day rectal bleeding (episodes every hour) causing them to spend the entire day in the bathroom.

The patient states he's had a...