How to learn from a lecture

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How to learn from a lecture

Amal Mattu stops by to talk about the best way to get the most from attending (as well as giving) a lecture. Hint, it’s not the the transfer of information. Amal says that lectures have one of two purposes: to persuade or  inspire. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/How_to_learn_at_a_conference.output.mp3 Direct Download   To get the most out of attending a […]

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Examining mental health patients

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Examining mental health patients

When you examine a patient who presents with a mental health complaint, let’s say they are depressed and psychotic, how do you do it? Do you listen to their lungs and heart, check for pitting edema? You might, if the history dictates. We are also responsible for a medical screening exam, but regarding the focused mental […]

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Nasal suction. Miraculous simplicity

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Nasal suction. Miraculous simplicity

It is bronchiolitis season my friends. Even I have a bit of the URI. When we’re talking bronchiolitis, the conversation is almost always about: do steroids or bronchodilators work, what to do with a touch of hypoxia. Important conversations to be sure, but the highest yield pearl I have ever received about bronchiolitis (or any […]

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Articles you need to know – winter edition

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Articles you need to know – winter edition

There’s a journal club in my living room every few months (or at least there will be – this was the first). Raconteur Adam Rowh, MD joins the show to talk the med lit we dissected by the fireside. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Articles_you_need_to_know_-_winter_edition.mp3 Direct Download Stuff in this show Prandoni, Paolo, et al. “Prevalence of pulmonary embolism among […]

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Mumps

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Mumps

It’s time for a mumps outbreak! Here is a basic primer on the very basic basics. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Mumps_ERCast.output.mp3 Direct Download   How do you get mumps?  Respiratory secretions, that guy sitting next to you on the airplane with the huge parotid gland and just sneeze in your eye. Not good. Incubation period How long does this […]

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