Ever wonder what goes on in the heads of Cardiologists as they read EKGs? Test out your EKG reading chops with the Weekly EKGs and have our expert Dr. Ohlbaum walk you through her thought process as she interprets them.Read More
Chief Corner: Today we had the first of many journal clubs at the VA interpreting the data behind the guidelines. In ACS, our knee jerk response is for anticoagulation - but do you know the mortality and morbidity benefits from heparin?Read More
For the next Academic Half Day, we will be reviewing sepsis. Our time will be focusing on the definitions in sepsis, its pathophysiology, recommended treatment following the Surviving Sepsis Guidelines with a quick detour into EBM.Read More
In preparation for the upcoming Academic Half Day please read these three articles on Acute Coronary Syndrome. The articles include a reviews as well as a meta-analysis on timing of intervention in NSTEMIs based on TIMIRead More
We will be flipping the classroom. Most of the time we spend together will be solving (all possible) acid-base problems and there will be very little lecture. Below is a link to a presentation demonstrating a method to solving acid-base problems as well as several other articles that may be helpful. See you on Thursday!Read More
Next week at Academic Half Day we will be discussion pneumonia – specifically we will focus on CAP, HAP, and VAP. Please read the linked articles for a good foundation prior to AHD. The first article is a great review from the AAFP on CAP. The second article is the 2016 IDSA guidelines for HAP and VAP. It is quite lengthy, but the assignment is to read only the Executive Summary portion (first 7.5 pages). If there is anything you want clarified in the summary, feel free to reference the full article.