Academic Half Day: Meningitis

Academic Half Day: Meningitis

9/19/19 is our AHD on Meningitis! Come prepared to discuss etiologies, work-up, and treatments for meningitis.

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Academic Half Day: Heme-Onc Emergencies

Academic Half Day: Heme-Onc Emergencies

Our next AHD will be on heme/onc emergencies. Joining us as experts will be some familiar faces from the wards. Take a look at the pre-reading to get prepared.

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Academic Half Day: Heart Failure

Academic Half Day: Heart Failure

This week’s AHD topic is Heart Failure. Check out the readings to be prepped for the cases

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Academic Half Day: Infective Endocarditis

Academic Half Day: Infective Endocarditis

This week’s academic half day is a review dedicated to covering infective endocarditis.

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Academic Half Day: High Yield Review

Academic Half Day: High Yield Review

This week’s academic half day is a review dedicated to covering some high yield topics to help you prepare for the upcoming ITEs

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Academic Half Day: COPD

Academic Half Day: COPD

The next AHD is on COPD. Relax and exhale…. Check out the pre-reading here

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Academic Half Day: Sepsis

Academic Half Day: Sepsis

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

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Academic Half Day: Acute Coronary Syndrome 8/1/19

Academic Half Day: Acute Coronary Syndrome 8/1/19

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 TIMI

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Academic Half Day: Acid-Base

Academic Half Day: Acid-Base

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!

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Academic Half Day: Pneumonia

Academic Half Day: Pneumonia

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.


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