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Does it lower mortality?

Before prescribing a medication (for a chronic condition) - there are two big ticket items we need to focus on: 1. Mortality - will this medication decrease...

Which comes first: ACE inhibitors or Beta Blockers?

We all know ACE inhibitors and beta blockers are the corner stone of CHF (systolic dysfunction) management. Why? Because they lower morbidity and mortality.  But, practically...

You can’t force a patient…

I walked into exam room #2 and sat down. I had my patient's lab results in my hand and they weren't good. She was 48,...

The secret to a good life

When I started PA Boards, in 2013, life was insane! Here's a quick highlight of what life was like: 5am - 7am: work on the website and...

Everyone is lying to you

Success. We all want it - but few are really willing to put in the work required to reach it. I mean, you wouldn't have gone...

I struggled in clinical practice

I felt lost, confused, and useless.  Six years ago, I had a lovely 50 year old woman sitting in front of me complaining of shortness...
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How to Pass the Boards (PANCE and PANRE)

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Should you give steroids for acute bronchitis?

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Does Thrombocytosis = Cancer?

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Postpartum hemorrhage TX, SVT TX, and FDA approval for Dupilumab | What’s in the...

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