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...