Rank #1: Internal Medicine Pearls Part 1
Rank #2: Internal Medicine Pearls #3
A look at some new data: COPD and Oxygen use - low serum creatinine levels - BMI considerations - the RDW - the age of blood.
Rank #3: Pulmonary Embolism - part 1
Rank #4: Pneumonia - Part 1
Rank #5: Internal Medicine Pearls #5
Diuretic therapy for congestive heart failure treatment, antibiotics for diabetic osteomyelitis after foot surgery, and practical tips with new-onset seizures - is among the knowledge dropped (because, after all, school can't teach us everything).
Rank #6: Internal Medicine Pearls - Part 2
Rank #7: Pneumonia - Part 2 - Pneumococcal Pneumonia
Rank #8: Urine Drug Testing - Misinterpretation is Very Common
You know all those people on social media wanting mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients? Perhaps, reasonable in theory, if the test wasn't frequently producing false-positives and false-negatives. Making accurate clinical decisions is always challenging, but particularly with urine drug testing. The consequences of misinterpretation can be awful.
Rank #9: Pneumonia- part 3- Legionella & Pseudomonas
Rank #10: Internal Medicine Pearls #4
Checking glucose levels in Type 2 Diabetes, ACE Inhibitors for women, and using Azithromycin in Asthma.
Rank #11: Some Recent Studies Worth Knowing About - February 2018
Some new stuff about Vitamin D & Calcium supplementation, another about the timing of hip fracture surgery, etc
Rank #12: Hypercalcemia etiology - Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements, Diuretics, Malignancy, Sarcoidosis, and other causes
Rank #13: Urinalysis Pearls for Managing Adult Patients
Rank #14: Iron Deficiency Anemia - etiology and diagnosis
Rank #15: Acute Pancreatitis - part 1
Rank #16: Azithromycin, COPD, and the Heart
Rank #17: Acute Liver Injury From Drugs (other than acetaminophen)
Rank #18: MRSA - The basics about Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcal Aureus
Rank #19: Renal and Ureteral Stones (Nephrolithiasis - Kidney Stones) - part 1
This episode discusses symptoms, the importance of size, and a few other pearls.