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Candida Vulvovaginitis for Family and OBGYN Medicine

Click here to watch the video This is defined as vulvovaginal inflammation due to candida species. This is the second most common cause of vaginitis...

PA Boards 94: Everything B12 Deficiency

Listen on iTunes here Listen on Stitcher here Watch the video here Vitamin B12 is found in meats and dairy. The minimum daily requirement is 6 -...

PA Boards 90: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Listen on iTunes here Listen on Stitcher here Watch the YouTube Video Here Introduction Irritable bowel syndrome is characterized by abdominal pain without an identifiable cause. This is...

Case Study: Raynaud’s Phenomenon

I wanted to share a case I had at the clinic today. I thought it would be a good learning experience for those of...

ACIP recommends against the Flumist

A recent update from the CDC and the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices states the Flumist should not be used for this upcoming flu...

Personal Case Bias

This happened with me, it will happen with you, and has happened to your attendings. What am I talking about? Personal case bias. Let me explain. I...

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Updated CDC Guidelines

Rocky mountain spotted fever occurs from rickettsia rickettsii and is transmitted by the American Dog Tick. The incubation period is 2 to 14 days...

Sacubitril Lowers CHF Mortality

A couple days back we discussed ivabradine for the treatment of CHF. If you didn't get a chance to read about it - you can...

Ivabradine Lowers Mortality in CHF

Today I want to address the drugs that lower mortality in CHF. First off, diastolic dysfunction therapy is based on managing symptoms and treating comorbid...

Chest Pain Management

A patient walks into your emergency department complaining of chest pain. You order an EKG and cardiac enzymes - both negative. This patient is...