The Most Current Concussion Guideline in a Web App Concussions remain a hot topic in the media, especially during football season. I recall hearing about concussions throughout medical school, residency, and especially during my time in the military with the media surrounding TBI and PTSD. The media frenzy around concussions really took off in 2015 […]
A look at some of the COVID-19 risk tools that can help with determining if a patient needs to be admitted or discharged.
The Most Complete Anthropometric Calculator from Boston Children’s Hospital At nearly every pediatrics visit, I make sure to review the child’s growth charts with the parents/caregivers. Most of the time, my nursing staff and the EMR make this relatively routine. But what about a preterm infant? Should I use the WHO or CDC charts? Is […]
A Handy App to Prescribe to Patients Using This Particular Contraceptive Discussions about contraception options and prescriptions and procedures for contraception are some of the most important conversations during well-woman visits. Unfortunately, too often the visits are rushed and either the patient or the provider is not fully prepared to discuss all of the available […]
An Evidence-Based App to Prescribe to Patients for Tobacco Cessation Tobacco use remains the #1 preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and worldwide. Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 13.7% in 2018. Still, nearly 34 million American adults smoked cigarettes in […]