Evidence-Based Contraception Decisions for Those In and Out of the Armed Services 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 […]
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As an osteopathic physician, I am trained in manual medicine in addition to traditional allopathic medicine. This includes osteopathic principles and practices handed down by the profession’s founder, Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, such as the concept that the body can heal itself and structure and function are irrevocably linked. Dr. Still pioneered the use of […]
Just in the past month, I have been required to perform a death pronouncement and complete a death certificate. It is not a task many of us perform very often, and I was frankly uncomfortable with the process. It isn’t so much that the task is morbid or unpleasant, though for some it likely is […]
We continue to see more and more patients diagnosed with conditions that require anticoagulation such as non-valvular atrial fibrillation, new or recurrent venous thromboembolism, mechanical heart valves, and arterial thrombosis. Frequently, these conditions require chronic anticoagulation. In 2018, we have a multitude of options in addition to warfarin and unfractionated heparin for management including the […]
One of the steepest learning curves in residency education is plain X-ray interpretation. Nearly every medical specialty requires providers to interpret everything from chest X-rays to long bone films to abdominal X-rays. I vividly remember “radiology rounds” during my ICU rotation as a resident and getting “pimped’ endlessly over every patient’s AM chest X-ray. Orthopedics […]
The American College of Physicians (ACP) represents one of the largest specialties in the country –general internal medicine. They are one of the most powerful physician advocacy groups along with the AMA and AAFP. Recently, they have come under fire for their initial support, then turn, regarding maintenance of certification programs required by the American […]
Review of the medical app iLabsDDx, an advanced lab interpretation app.
An app that tries to spice up medical education with engaging and fun games.
A review of ECG CALC, an ECG learning app for interpreting ECGs.
Review of app for hip and thigh Physical Therapy.
Dynamed bolsters it’s overall mobile platform with Dynamed Plus
iHealth Align’s $16.95 iPhone glucose meter review.