Academic Half Day: Hyponatremia

Academic Half Day: Hyponatremia

This week in AHD, we will be discussing Hyponatremia - the most common electrolyte derangement!

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Academic Half Day: Acute Kidney Injury

Academic Half Day: Acute Kidney Injury

This week in AHD, we will be discussing Acute Kidney Injury ( not AKI, you can’t bill for that). I have attached a few articles to review beforehand including a NEJM article, one from American Journal of Kidney Disease, and two from the Choosing Wisely Campaign. Enjoy!

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EKG of the Week

EKG of the Week

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.

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Unintentional Wisdom from an Existential Pager

Unintentional Wisdom from an Existential Pager

 “You will be” was the message my pager showed me every morning when I walked over the threshold of the hospital.  While it was in reality alerting me that “You will be… covering the renal team senior pager,” the abbreviated preview that showed up on the screen has given me a lot more to think about over the years. 

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Academic Half Day: Defense of the Measures

Academic Half Day: Defense of the Measures

Defense of the Measures!

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Academic Half Day: Anemia

Academic Half Day: Anemia

Heme… what is it? Why is it so gooey?

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Academic Half Day: Liquid Malignancies

Academic Half Day: Liquid Malignancies

When bones and spleens don’t work good.

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Academic Half Day: Hypertension

Academic Half Day: Hypertension

This week our AHD will be focusing on hypertension. Lots of new guidelines and trials to learn from the past few years. Take a look at the pre-reading!

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Chief Corner: What's the Deal with Procalcitonin?

Chief Corner: What's the Deal with Procalcitonin?

Chief Corner: I have seen the flow charts for how to use procalcitonin and it seemed so simple… when I delved into the actual papers about it, I only got more confused. There are tremendous nuances to this test and we should know what questions people are actually asking when they study procalcitonin.

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Academic Half Day: Liver

Academic Half Day: Liver

Join us to learn all about the liver!

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