Physician Assistant Boards Podcast: Exam Review | Medicine | PANCE Preparation |

This is a complete overview of appendicitis.  I will walk you through the pathogensis, symptoms, physical exam findings, labs, imaging, and treatment of choice.  Lets make this as easy as possible for you, the physician assistant student, to diagnosis appendicitis.  Do not miss this life threatening disease!

Direct download: 26_PA_Boards_26__Appendicitis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:03pm EDT - Lets go over everything you need to know about digoxin.  I made digoxin out to be this evil mythelogical drug that couldn't be understood while in school.  In reality, its very easy to understand.  After this podcast, you will know everything about digoxin!

Direct download: 25_PA_Boards_25__Digoxin___Digitalis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:39am EDT

Diagnosing and treating headaches can definitely be a problem, especially for the physcian assistant student.  Thats not to say that even practicing clinicians breeze right through it.  But, today well go over how to diagnosis and how to treat these patients.  Its not as scary as you might think!

Direct download: 24_PA_Boards_24__Headache.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17am EDT

Ectopic pregnancy.  Most will occur in fallopian tube. Risk factors include prior ectopic pregnancy, tubal ligation,and infection.  Triad of amenorrhea, vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain. Diagnosed with HCG and ultrasound. Treamtent include observation, methotrexate, surgery.  Lets go over all these details to help you prepare for you physician assistant exam!

Direct download: 23_PA_Boards_23__Ectopic_Pregnancy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12am EDT