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Medgeeks Podcast: Exam Review | Medicine | PANCE Preparation |

Apr 11, 2018

I just got off a long stretch of working 7 days in a row in the ER. Every time I finish a shift I like to replay in my mind every patient I saw and I ask myself:

1. is there anything I could have done better?
2. were there any gaps in knowledge regarding any disease processes?
3. was I able to make a positive impact in...


Mar 12, 2018

​Today, I want to share why I love being a PA. Specifically, an emergency medicine physician assistant. First off, I love the fact you can practice in a specific field for a given duration, and later transition to another down the road.

As nice as this is for most, I don't see myself doing this. Reason being is I have...


Mar 3, 2018

First off, what is tetanus and clostridium tetani? Who's at risk? Is this fatal?

We'll also explain who needs to be vaccinated and teach you how to handle clean and dirty wounds. We know this can get confusing - so we're going to make this as simple as possible!
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Feb 9, 2018

Today, we're going to discuss Nurse Maid Elbow. Specifically, we’ll review:

The anatomy of the elbow
How this injury occurs
How the patient presents
Imaging studies to consider
Treatment
A case study of a patient he had presenting to the ER
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I once had a mother who came into the ER with her two-year old son extremely...


Jan 30, 2018

There are certain things in medicine which simply can't be taught by reading a textbook.

Not everything follows an algorithm.

About one year ago I had an 80 year old patient who kept complaining of nausea and abdominal pain after having a cholecystectomy. The surgeons kept telling her this was normal following this type...