Type 2 DM Meds [Cardiovascular Benefit]
- Nov 24, 2018
A huge issue that is prevalent in the United States could very well be affecting you as you read this article. I see patients with this disease day in...
Laryngitis: what you need to know for primary care
- Nov 24, 2018
Sometimes people can be difficult. I am confident that my wife would agree that I can be difficult sometimes as well. This is no different from...
End of Life Care
- Aug 24, 2018
Starting up a conversation regarding advanced directives and end of life care can be very challenging and at times, very awkward. In family medicine,...
Evaluating the thyroid nodule
- Aug 14, 2018
Something I always wondered when I began practice was how radiologists come up with recommended intervals for repeat imaging. Whether this is for a...
- Jul 27, 2018
Communication is the key. It is crucial. This is the case in all relationships regardless if it is at work or with your friends and family. This is no...
- Jul 19, 2018
As the summer months begin and the temperature continues to rise, I thought it might be reasonable to review heat emergencies. Heat stroke, heat...
Pneumonia: Knowing Your Limits
- Jul 16, 2018
Along with working in an outpatient family medicine office, I typically work a couple of evenings in our rural town’s local urgent care.In this...
Stable Coronary Artery Disease
- Jul 15, 2018
Since starting practice a common issue that I have seen is chest pain. This is not the active elephant sitting on my chest, sweating bullets, type of...
Bloody Diarrhea Case Study
- Jul 10, 2018
You are working a shift in the urgent care when you grab the next chart, a 34 year old male with one day history of bloody diarrhea. As you prepare to...
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease (pediatrics)
- Jul 01, 2018
Hand, foot, and mouth disease, which will be referred to as HFM for the remainder of this article, is a very common viral illness seen in young...