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

PhysicianAssistantBoards.com - Giant Cell Arteritis is a chronic vasculitis affecting medium and large sized vessels.  Always look for a patient over 50 with an elevated ESR.  This has never been documented in a patient under 50.  Lets go over the presentation, workup, and treatment.

Direct download: 35_PA_Boards_35__Giant_Cell_Arteritis_temporal_arteritis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40am EDT

PhysicianAssistantBoards.com - Did you know you can start to have diabetic neuropathy even with prediabetes?  Well, you can! Which is why it is so important to be able to recognize this condition. How do we screen? How do we diagnose?  But, most importantly, how do we treat these patients?  I'll go over all of these answers in this podcast.  Also, if you haven't already, make sure to check out my youtube channel and youtube.com/paboards :)

Direct download: 34_PA_Boards_34__Diabetic_Neuropathy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:36pm EDT

PhysicianAssitantBoards.com - Today were going to do things a little bit differently.  Were going to go over some caridology Q&A.  Because I am writing a PANCE review book, I thought I'd share a sampling of the review questions that I have included in there for you.  I would love to send a copy of the first chapter to those who are interested.  If you are, shoot me an email @ andrewreid@physicianassistantboards.com or go over on the website and send me a message through the contact form.  The only requirement that I have is that you send me an email back with some feedback; what you liked or didn't liked about the chapter.  Thanks!

Direct download: 33_PA_Boards_33__Cardiology_Review_Questions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39pm EDT

PhysicianAssistantBoards.com - Common things are common!  Generalized anxiety disorder is one of the most common psych diagnosis you will encounter in clinical practice, and on the boards.  Lets go over how to diagnose these patients, along with the proper treatment.  Ill also share some pearls regarding SSRIs that you need to be aware of!

Direct download: 32_PA_Boards_32__Generalized_Anxiety_Disorder.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:20am EDT

PhysicianAssistantBoards.com - Hepatic cysts wasn't something I learned too much about during school, but seeing as how I'v had two patients come in the past week, I thought it would be a perfect time to review this material.  Also, I am putting together a review book for you!  This will be the best review book out there, but I would love your suggestions!  Shoot me an email as to what you like and don't like about whats already out there at andrewreid@physicianassistantboards.com  or you can go on my website and let me know through the contact form.  Look forward to hearing from you!

Direct download: 31_PA_Boards_31__Hepatic_Cysts___Review_Book.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36am EDT

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