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Medgeeks Clinical Review Podcast

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...

Jun 14, 2018

Over the next three weeks we are going to dive into the GI bleed patient. We're going to divide these lectures into: upper GI bleed (above the ligament of treitz), lower GI bleed (below the ligament of treitz), and the scary liver patient who has a GI bleed. 

Today, let's work through an upper GI bleed case presentation...

Jun 7, 2018

A 65 year old female presents to your ER with difficulty breathing over the past 3 days, despite increasing her home oxygen tank to 3 liters. Her husband called 9-11 because she wasn't really acting herself. 

EMS arrived and found her sats in the 70s and put her on a non-rebreather mask and had an improvement in her...