Conquer community acquired pneumonia and avoid misdiagnosis with tips from Dr. Robert Centor, Professor Emeritus University of Alabama and newly appointed Chair of Medicine at Kashlak Memorial Hospital. We discuss diagnosis, misdiagnosis, procalcitonin, steroids for severe pneumonia, pneumonia severity index versus CURB-65, and how to determine antibiotic choice and duration. Special thanks to Correspondents Neela Bhajandas (cohost), Justin Berk and Bryan Brown who all contributed several articles, resources, and questions to prep for this show.
Knock the wind out of asthma with tips from Dr Denitza Blagev, a pulmonologist and intensivist who currently serves as Director for the Schmidt Chest Clinic at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. We simplify the approach to diagnosis, spirometry, patient counseling, choice of agent, stepwise therapy, and de-escalation…plus, a little myth busting. Special thanks to Dr Cyrus Askin for writing and producing this episode and to Dr Bryan Brown for his wonderful infographics
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Keep your cool in the face of inflammation, and make the path to vasculitis diagnosis less tortuous with Dr. Rebecca Sharim, Rheumatologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Temple University. In this episode, we go with the flow from large vessel to small vessel vasculitides, and then learn how to make the diagnosis and management of Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) less of a headache. Correspondent, Dr. Bryan Brown cohosts!
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