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We are pleased to feature some of the clinically relevant presentations from the University of Louisville Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. The current schedule can be found here as well as the complete video archive.
In Controlling Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria in the Healthcare Setting: The Role of the Hospital Epidemiologist with Dr. Forest W. Arnold, Dr. Arnold covers the MDR control program as well as strategies to prevent and manage MDR.
Dr. Dmitry Abramov presents patient evaluations for advanced heart failure therapies by first discussing the classification system for heart failure severity. He then presents different opinions available for patients with advanced heart failure. After, he explains how to identify end stage heart failure as well as candidacy for advanced failure therapy.
In this video, Dr. Jennifer Potter talks about why questions on patient social history should include patient identities, adverse life experiences, and coping strategies. She then identifies questions one may ask to learn about these areas. Afterwards she outlines the 10 "P' methods, and ends by describing how to perform a pelvic exam.
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As we celebrate our 100th lecture and the certification of many of our lectures as worthy of CME, we want to ask our viewers and listeners to take a step back with us and reflect on what is possible if we forget to imagine the impossible. Dr. Roman takes us on a journey exploring the life of a man who changed pulmonary medicine in the 20th century. A story of an ordinary man, with extraordinary drive and a passion for medicine. Dr. Roman challenges us all to dream and to believe in our own ability to reshape our profession in the 21st century.
In this lecture, Dr. Craig McClain discusses the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease, treatment, and patient cases. Dr. McClain uses his expertise in nutrition to discuss risk factors and advanced pathophysiology that predispose patients to excess harm from alcohol. He closes with a focus on where the research on treatment is and what the most recent evidence tells us about how we might improve clinical management.
Dr. Rovin covers the current recommendations on management of Lupus nephritis from a nephrologist's perspective. This is a case-based presentation that is data-driven; it covers the presentation, diagnostic criteria, indications for biopsy and treatment options for Lupus nephritis.
In this illuminating Grand Rounds lecture, Dr. Rahel Bosson and Ruth Carrico give an overview of the real struggle of the refugee population and provide an update of the current state of refugee health in Kentucky. They give an overview of the Global Health Initiative at University of Louisville which includes the follow programs: HIV/AIDs, Refugee Health and Immunization, Vaccine and International Travel and Global Health Research Support. The talk concludes looking to the future with a comprehensive Global Health Center composed of improving refugee orientation and EMR, healthcare worker education, developing guidelines and bettering our surveillance and epidemiology surrounding global health populations.
In this evidence-fueled talk, Dr. Adam Rojan covers the hypercoagulability associated with cancer, risk assessment of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients and treatment/prophylaxis for VTE in cancer patients.
Dr. Kris Krueger reviews the epidemiology and pathogenesis of C.difficile in the U.S. Then, she gives an update on current medical treatments including antibiotic, probiotic and surgical treatment before covering the evidence behind fecal microbial transplant. She also addresses prevention strategies and emerging C.difficile therapies such as immunotherapy and vaccines.