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Best Medgeeks podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
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Updated February 2020
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A 43 year old male presents to the emergency department with right wrist pain after falling on his outstretched right hand. You obtain an x-ray of the wrist, which demonstrates no acute fracture or dislocation. The patient is neurovascularly intact, you decided to discharge the patient home with instructions to treat with: ice, rest, and some napro…
 
You have two patients. One is a 53 year old male with a past medical history of diabetes, and he's presenting to the emergency room with an abscess on his upper back, it has been growing larger for the past four days. His vitals are significant for a heart rate of 108 and temp of 99.9. Meanwhile down the hall, you're also seeing a 25 year old femal…
 
A 36 year old man presents to your Urgent Care complaining of progressively worsening left eye pain. It started as a scratchy feeling three days ago but now it's worse. He can barely even open it, due to the pain and the light sensitivity. When you examine the eye it's red, and there is purulent drainage. Is this pinkeye? Could it be something wors…
 
Private group tutoring for the boards ends soon. Learn more here: https://www.medgeek.co/private-group-training1 - We're going to be continuing this month of December with cardiology. The first two weeks we discussed murmurs and this week we'll be discussing atrial fibrillation. Believe it or not, but atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythm…
 
Free cardiology replay training: https://www.medgeek.co/cardio - Today, we'll be breaking down the various valvular lesions and murmurs, including mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation, aortic stenosis, and aortic regurgitation. If you want to keep learning cardiology with us, then make sure to catch our free cardiology training here: https://www.m…
 
Welcome to the medgeeks podcast, this is Eric Gordon and we are going to be finishing up our conversation on anemia today. If you haven't done so already be sure and check out our two previous episodes on anemia. Part One was microcytic anemia and Part Two normocytic. Today we are finishing up with part three and that is macrocytic anemia. We're ta…
 
Today we are continuing our discussion on anemia, and we are focusing Normocytic Anemia. If you missed it last week, we talked about Microcytic Anemia. If you missed it go check it out. Lets go ahead and get started: Today we are going to discuss: How to approach Normocytic Anemia Best way to work-up Normocytic Anemia The Causes and Pathophysiology…
 
A 21 yo F presents c/o of increasing fatigue and occasional SOB. Her sx have been gradual in onset over the past few weeks. She denies: chest pain, cough, fever & leg edema. Vital signs are normal. No other complaints or Past Medical History. You obtain some labs that show you what you believe to be the answer. Hgb - 7.8 3 months ago: Hgb - 12.5 Wh…
 
Your next patient is an 8yo girl; her mother brought her to your office because she has a red painful left eye. Her mother believes this is “Pink Eye”. There has been no drainage or any known exposure. On exam, you see a significant amount of edema and erythema of the upper and lower eyelids and the surrounding soft tissue. The patient’s eye is eff…
 
A 43 year old male with a past medical history of hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia presents to the emergency department with dizziness that started 14 hours ago. He complains of nausea and vomiting. He denies recent trauma, fever, headache, visual disturbance, or weakness. He says he requires the assistance of his wife to walk because he …
 
Today is part 2 of our discussion regarding pulmonary embolism! In part 1, we discussed the pathophysiology and presentation for pulmonary embolism. Today's episode will be focused more so on the workup of pulmonary embolism and how we're going to manage these patients. As always, have a medical question you'd like for us to answer on the podcast? …
 
Have a question you'd like us to answer? Submit your question here: https://www.askmedgeeks.com - A 29 year old female presents to the emergency room with chest pain and shortness of breath that started last night. The pain is located on her right anterior chest and she describes it as sharp and stabbing and is worse when she takes a deep breath. T…
 
Have a question you'd like us to answer? Submit your question here: https://www.askmedgeeks.com . Today, we'll be finishing up our discussion on the neurological exam. Last week, we talked about the cranial nerves and the motor exam. This week, for part 2, we'll be discussing reflexes and the sensory exam. At the end, I'll go over the flow I use in…
 
Have a question you'd like us to answer? Submit your question here: https://www.askmedgeeks.com - You'll need to do a good neurological exam and make sure there aren't any deficits. Are there any focal neuro findings? Who's heard these things before? Who's asked themselves these things before? There are a ton of indications to do a complete neurolo…
 
Have a question you'd like us to answer? Submit your question here: https://www.askmedgeeks.com - Your next patient is a 21 year old female who was brought in to urgent care by her husband with the chief complaint of fatigue and vomiting. Before you go in to see the patient, you notice she has no past medical history and her vital signs are normal,…
 
Have a question you want answered on the podcast? Submit your question here: https://www.askmedgeeks.com/question . A 22 year old female comes into your clinic and she's complaining of lower abdominal pain which started yesterday. She has no past medical history. The patient denies vomiting or fever. She really doesn't have any other complaints asi…
 
Today, we'll be discussing the patient presenting with atraumatic joint pain and the many differentials that come along with that. We'll also be answering all the questions everyone submitted at the end of the podcast. Have a question regarding clinical practice, school, exams, or anything medical? Submit your question (free) and we'll answer on th…
 
Submit your questions here: https://www.askmedgeeks.com/ Today, I'd like to introduce Eric Gordon PA-C. He's the newest member of the Medgeeks team and is a physician assistant practicing emergency medicine in Fort Worth, Texas. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in 2016. Eric developed a passion for teaching whil…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - Last week we discussed some scoring systems regarding neuro, cardiac, and respiratory. This week, I want to go over GI, renal, endocrinology, infectious disease, and hematology. Let's get started! - Follow us on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/medgeeksinc - Check out our …
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - Over the next couple weeks, I want to take a break from the normal disease based podcasts. Instead, I want to shift our focus and discuss some high yield useful scoring, equations, and algorithms, such as the NEXUS C-Spine rule, PERC rule, calcium correction for albumin, FENA, free…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - Today, we're going to talk about toxic shock syndrome. You're probably thinking this is the disease associated with tampons and menstrual cycles. Well, let me tell you it's not just menstrual cycle related. In fact, half of the reported case are not menstrual related. Regardless, w…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - You have a 54 year old male patient with a past medical history of schizophrenia, ETOH abuse, drug abuse (crack cocaine), hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes. He was brought in by police for aggressive behavior in public. The patient was roaming the street, yelling and bangi…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - So, today's podcast topic is not a common one, but definitely an emergency when it walks through the door. I actually recently admitted a patient with tumor lysis syndrome to the ICU. This was a very interesting case because it was spontaneous and not following chemotherapy treatme…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - As I pick up more per diem shifts in the ER, I've been seeing more and more complaints of the dreaded vaginal bleeding. At first, I avoided these patients as much as I could, because this isn't your every day complaint in the ICU. I had no idea how to approach these patients - I me…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - Lately, I've been seeing a ton of patient's coming into the ER with a chief complaint of syncope. Today, I want to discuss an approach to the syncopal patient. I also want to get into: Identifying the red flag emergencies Common causes of syncope What diagnostics need to be ordered…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - Today, we're going to discuss the last topic of the toxicology series and that's going to be serotonin syndrome. We have a 32 year old male with a past medical history of depression who presents with an intentional overdose of Zoloft. Per the family, the patient was found in his be…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - Today, we're going to discuss anticholinergic toxicity. This is an important one as there are a ton of medications out there that have anticholinergic properties. We have a 75 year old female with a past medical history of Parkinsons, COPD, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. She pre…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - Over the next few weeks, I want to do a mini toxicology series. With the amount of new drugs and the amount of overdoses which are occurring, I think it's important for providers to know... The clinical presentation Diagnosis Differential Diagnosis Workup Management ...for these cr…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeeks.co/labguide - We have a 32 year old male with a past medical history of ETOH abuse (1 pint of vodka daily), ETOH related seizures, and hypertension. He presents with a complaint of severe epigastric pain and tenderness which started about a day ago and has progressively worsened over the day. Th…
 
Get our free clinical lab guide: https://www.medgeek.co/clinical-lab-guide25 - Today, we have a 35 year old African American female with a past medical history of hypertension, who presents to the emergency department. He has a two week history of a viral upper respiratory symptoms, including a low grade fever, cough, nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, …
 
Today, I want to talk about a specific topic, that I've seen about 5 times total in my career: Ace inhibitor induced angioedema The first question we should ask is, why do we care (aside from it being fatal)? Well, many patient's have hypertension, and many of them are placed on an ACE inhibitor. This makes ACE inhibitors the number one cause of dr…
 
This week, I want to do a quick rapid review of OSA (obstructive sleep apnea). It's a topic on the blueprint and one you should know about, because it puts patient's at risk for many complications. OSA is one of the most common sleep disorders and occurs due to decreased airflow through the upper airway due to soft tissue collapse. This occurs duri…
 
Sepsis is an ever changing syndrome that has evolving definitions, scoring systems, and management. You might have heard about the surviving sepsis campaign. It's a joint collaboration between the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Society of Critical Care Medicine, which offers evidence based guidelines aimed at reducing sepsis rel…
 
Today, I'd like to talk about pulmonary hypertension. Most find this quite dull and boring. But, I find this topic interesting, and actually wrote a PA school paper on the topic. Before you skip this podcast, reconsider... ...I mean this topic is on the boards. Can you really say you know all the groups of pulmonary hypertension without looking the…
 
Last week, we reviewed the different types of anticoagulation medications. Today, I want to review what to do when things go bad aka what are the reversal agents. There are 4 basic questions you should consider when thinking about anticoagulation reversal: Is the patient actively bleeding aka do I have to take action immediately? What anticoagulant…
 
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