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...
Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Clinical Review
- Jun 27, 2018
Boutonnieres and swan necks…. sounds perhaps like a new store to shop for clothing to the layman. However, these terms pop a red flag in the minds...
Tick bites: Who needs doxycycline?
- Jun 19, 2018
As the summer rolls in, my schedule in primary care starts to shift yet again, as it seems to with the seasons. Not only do I see more acute injuries,...
Mediterranean Diet (Food and Medicine)
- Jun 11, 2018
In primary care, I’m constantly asked about what “diet” is the best. Patients want to know how they can lose weight, get fit, and feel better....
Should steroids be used for urticaria?
- Jun 06, 2018
Today’s article will be a review of a topic that was requested on the Medgeeks private Facebook group page.We will be discussing the evaluation and...
Meniscus Tear [Pearls]
- Jun 03, 2018
Knee pain is a commonly encountered complaint along a multitude of settings, including primary care, urgent care, emergency medicine and orthopedics....
Osteoporosis: A Clinical Review
- May 29, 2018
Today’s topic will be a brittle one…. brittle regarding brittle bones.Over 10 million people in America have osteoporosis.Osteoporosis is defined...
Pediatric Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain
- May 25, 2018
During a busy shift in the emergency department, while on your rotation as a student, you pick up the chart for a 10 year old male with one day of...
The First Factor Xa Reversal Agent Approved
- May 23, 2018
Over 4 million people in the United States use Factor Xa Inhibitors such as Eliquis or Xarelto.These could be used for the prevention of...
Uncertain paths in medicine lead us to success
- May 17, 2018
As the month of May begins, this can only mean one thing for pre-PA students, another CASPA application cycle is upon us. As I continue to help...