Dr. Luis S. Marsano presents Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage by first discussing acute upper non-variceal bleeding. He then explains the signs and causes of GI bleeding as well as initial management. After, he talks about different endoscopies, medical therapy, and indications for surgery.Read More
In this presentation, Dr. Mitchell discusses discharge-related risks, appropriateness for discharge, and elements of the discharge process. Dr. Mitchell emphasizes that dangerous events happen commonly, involving medications, test results, and poor communication and/or follow-ups. However, with a clear understanding for the process, these are mostly preventable.Read More
In this lecture, Dr. Padmini Moffett presents Genitourinary Cancers with a quick overview on the different types of cancer like prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, bladder cancer, and testicular cancer as well as the risk factors for these types of cancers. After, she discusses diagnosis and concludes with treatment and risk factors involved with each treatment method.Read More
Dr. Lorrel Brown discusses the Hypertensive Crisis by first defining hypertension. She then defines hypertensive crisis as having severely elevated blood pressure with end-organ damage. After, she discusses the pathophysiology of end organ damage along with the different treatment approaches for hypertensive crisis. Finally, she finishes her presentation with a few case reports.Read More
Dr. Stephen Winters presents the hypothalamus and pituitary by first presenting the clinical manifestations of pituitary disease. He then discusses various cases as well has treatment and management of each disorder.Read More
In this presentation, Dr. Betty Villafuerte discusses complications-based approaches to guide treatment modality of obesity. She them reviews treatment guidelines on lifestyle modifications and the use of pharmacotherapy in managing obesity. Finally, she examines the role of meal frequency, meal timing, lifestyle behavior, and intelligence on obesity.
In this presentation, Dr. Hugh Shoff presents Healthcare Quality and Safety by first explaining its history and importance. He then discusses the goals of physicians and how they can achieve those goals through patient safety as well as quality improvement and methods. After, he concludes with a case example.Read More
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We hope you've enjoyed our lectures from the academic year 2016-17. We will be taking a short break from posting in order to keep our lectures fresh and relevant. See you in two weeks!
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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.Read More