Tag: CME

ECG / EKG Practice Case 15 – Step by Step Interpretation

ECG / EKG Practice Case 15 – Step by Step Interpretation

By Bryan Wright 3 Comments December 24, 2019

Okay we’ve got a case here we’ve got a 55 year old male who presents the emergency room with chest pressure for two hours history of hypertension high cholesterol diabetes type 2 and obesity and he’s got a family history of coronary artery disease so you go ahead and get an EKG on the patient […]

Business Education for Physicians – Rob Austin at The Ivey Academy

Business Education for Physicians – Rob Austin at The Ivey Academy

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 12, 2019

I think one of the things that has become important in healthcare, or perhaps it’s become more acknowledged as important in healthcare is that physicians are involved in organizations that are delivering services. The folks are Harvard Medical School have done a great job of pulling together cases that describe organizations that are exemplary in […]

Pediatrics – Neonatal Distress: By Abbas Husain M.D. and Nicholas Otts M.D.

Pediatrics – Neonatal Distress: By Abbas Husain M.D. and Nicholas Otts M.D.

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 10, 2019

Neonatal Distress is a challenge, but remembering a few key actions will help you maintain control. If a newborn baby is not responsive or struggling, the first thing you need to do is to dry and stimulate the baby. Often, this simple action, which includes rubbing the back near the spine and applying a dry […]

Public Health – Concepts of Health and Its Determinants: By Natalie Lovesey M.D.

Public Health – Concepts of Health and Its Determinants: By Natalie Lovesey M.D.

By Bryan Wright 2 Comments October 3, 2019

What is “health”? A useful definition comes from the World Health Organization: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” “Wellness” refers to the presence of positive attributes in one’s life – well-being, quality of life, happiness, and satisfaction. “Illness” is a person’s […]

Pediatrics | Physician Comedian Brad Nieder MD, CSP | The Healthy Humorist | HealthyHumorist.com

Pediatrics | Physician Comedian Brad Nieder MD, CSP | The Healthy Humorist | HealthyHumorist.com

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 28, 2019

We’re done now. We’re done. Three kids and we’re done. And we went boy-girl-girl. So we were holding on to my son’s clothes for a long time in case you get hand-me-downs, right, if you have another boy. So we only recently just got rid of all his clothes and gave them away and cleaned […]

Pediatrics – Neonatal Constipation: By Kristen Hallett M.D.

Pediatrics – Neonatal Constipation: By Kristen Hallett M.D.

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 28, 2019

Constipation in term infants is actually quite rare. Babies usually pass the thick tarry stool called meconium within 24 hours of life. We do not include any meconium passed in utero, as this is often caused by other reasons, such as fetal distress. So passing meconium in utero does not preclude neonatal constipation. If a […]

Understanding Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

Understanding Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 25, 2019

(water splashing) (thunder rumbling) (rain pattering) – As a healthcare provider, you’ll likely hear these and similar chief complaints from the families of PANS patients. PANS is a problem that dramatically changes a previously healthy and developmentally normal child overnight. It presents with a number of emotional and neurological changes that start at the same […]

Pediatrics – Stature Abnormalities: By Kyle McNerney M.D.

Pediatrics – Stature Abnormalities: By Kyle McNerney M.D.

By Bryan Wright 3 Comments September 24, 2019

Growth complaints are very common, particularly in pediatrics. Short or tall stature can represent benign variation or can be an important clue to diagnosing a disease. A careful history and physical and the use of growth charts can usually distinguish the pathologic causes. Short stature is defined as height 2 standard deviations below the means. […]

Pediatrics – Fever in a Neonate, Fever in a Child: By Hosanna Au M.D.

Pediatrics – Fever in a Neonate, Fever in a Child: By Hosanna Au M.D.

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 20, 2019

Fever is a common feature of many disease processes. It is an elevation in body temperature mediated by the hypothalamus as a physiologic response to an insult. In children, fever most commonly results from infectious, inflammatory, or malignant processes. By far, the most common cause of fever in children is infection. Although there are various […]

Pediatric Thyroid Disorders: Diagnosis, management and treatment

Pediatric Thyroid Disorders: Diagnosis, management and treatment

By Bryan Wright 2 Comments September 19, 2019

– Alright, just like Mike likes to talk very loud, I like to talk very fast. So if I start talking too fast, just slow me down. So I have no relevant disclosures to this talk. And so this we’re gonna start off with a baby. 18-day-old male recently discharged from NICU, establishing care with […]