It is time for the second part of our collaborative series with the Society of Point of Care Ultrasound (SPOCUS) and Practical POCUS. We are again joined by our guests Janelle Bludorn and Laura Blesse-Hampton. This time we discuss how to integrate ultrasound into an educational program.
In collaboration with the Society of Point of Care Ultrasound (SPOCUS) and Practical POCUS, we are striving to help those who are wanting to improve their training programs. We bring faculty that have experience of introducing ultrasound to the classroom. These pearls are beneficial to all levels of education and not just for PA programs.
Under the Gregorian calendar, today is the first day of 2019. Many are making resolutions and there are ways to add this can implemented into your role in medicine. This is a New Year so take on something new and grow.
The original post is on Christmas Day 2018 but the principle remains true no matter the time of year. In medicine, burnout is a commonly faced problem. The Holidays and time away from family makes this even more difficult.
Sometimes in medicine we find things we were not necessarily looking for when we perform a test. We call these incidental findings. While many of these are benign they can potentially be problematic as they can change the workup of a patient including their disposition and management.
The department is busy and you want to keep the flow running smoothly. It is easy to cut corners when it comes to imaging. After all, a radiologist will be reviewing those images. If you are lucky, those images will be read within minutes of them being taken. Why then, should you review those images that you ordered?
This post is in direct response to a question that was asked recently. There is a surprising amount of dogma around the subject of strep testing, but one major piece is that children under three years of age should not be tested for strep because of its reported rarity. However, there have been multiple studies that disagree with this claim, and we took a mini deep-dive on the subject.
Acute bronchiolitis is another condition that will start showing more this time of year. In some parts of the country, it is already being diagnosed. It is important to know the current recommendations for this common and potentially dangerous condition.
Lawrence Berdan is a paramedic who has personally experienced the importance of recognizing and acutely managing pediatric neurological emergencies. This post discusses some of the emergencies we may see in this uniquely challenging population.
It is that time of year. It is cold and croup is in the air. There is a spectrum of patients that present ranging from the mild to the life threatening. We discuss how to manage these patients.
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