- Mar 25, 2018
When someone says, “I coughed up blood,” it is always something that perks up my ears a bit.This symptom often brings on a host of additional...
Diagnosing and Treating Hypertension in Primary Care
- Mar 25, 2018
Hypertension is one of the most common reasons for office visits to primary care and urgent care clinics every day in the United States. It is...
Managing Your Patients with Hyperlipidemia
- Mar 21, 2018
Hypercholesterolemia is one of the most commonly encountered diagnoses in outpatient family medicine. It would be impossible to pick a day on my...
Gout: A Clinical Review
- Mar 15, 2018
It was a late fall mid-morning when I got a call back to my office. I had a mid-80-year-old patient, that was getting added onto my schedule acutely,...
- Mar 12, 2018
A cough …antibiotic.Sore throat…antibiotic.A runny nose…antibiotic.Ear pain…antibiotic.We all have seen patients who will have any of these...
Pyloric Stenosis: The Case of the Vomiting Infant
- Mar 06, 2018
Vomiting is a commonly encountered complaint in neonates and infants. Whether the symptom is due to esophageal reflux or acute gastroenteritis, many...
Novel Testing for Concussions (Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator)
- Mar 01, 2018
Concussions are an all too prevalent injury occurring in approximately 2.8 million patients yearly.2These range from athletes in grade school to...
Power of Conversation (share decision model)
- Feb 28, 2018
As students and health care providers, we are tasked with offering patients medical advice based on screening guidelines. As scientists, it is our...