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Boot Camp: Phase 3

Louisville Lectures welcomes you to the third phase of our Boot Camp series.  We continue presenting high-yield, critical topics that are useful to starting interns. 

Phase Three

Or Anything But Cute

This week, we will look at two highly anticipated videos, Acute Kidney Injury by Dr. George Aronoff and Acute Mental Status Changes by Dr. Charlene Mitchell.

Catch up - Phase One & Two

If you missed phase one & two, now is your chance to view them.


Acute Kidney Injury

In this Lecture, Dr. George Aronoff provides a working definition of acute kidney injury and discusses relative risks of AKI, a practical clinical algorithm for diagnosis and a rapid approach to treatment.

Click here to claim your CME credit after viewing the presentation.       

Acute Mental Status Changes

In this Lecture, Dr. Charlene Mitchell gives a thorough talk on altered mental status including clinical features, risk factors, epidemiology, pathogenesis, management and prevention. A must for all house staff officers, intensivists and hospitalists! 

Click here to claim your CME credit after viewing the presentation.       

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GI Cancers for the Internist

Rebecca Redman presents an approach to GI cancers from the perspective of an internist. She covers workup of gastrointestinal cancers, the differences between curative and palliative treatment, and types of treatment. She spends a great deal of time on colorectal cancer then discusses esophageal and gastric cancers, hepatocellular carcinoma, pancreatic cancer and GI neuroendocrine tumors. 

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Rhinosinusitis with Dr. Gerald Lee

Dr. Gerry Lee highlights important differences between allergic and non-allergic rhinosinusitis and emphasizes how to evaluate and treat the presentation of rhinitis. He discusses when to refer patients with rhinitis to allergists and how to recognize relationships between upper and lower airway diseases.

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Grand Rounds: Management of C.difficile and Fecal Microbiota Transplant With Dr. Krueger

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.

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Analyzing the Accuracy of Cardiac Risk Calculators with Dr. Defilippis

Dr. Andrew Defilippis discusses his very practical research into the data behind cardiovascular risk scores. His findings on variations between different cohort studies have been published and debated the Annals of Internal Medicine this spring

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Sodium, Potassium, and Diuretics with Dr. Lederer

Dr. Eleanor Lederer addresses sodium and potassium regulation including mechanisms of diuretics.  She presents a basic approach to addressing cases and analyzing serum and urine electrolytes in the context of presentation.

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Anemia with Dr. Bryan Moffett

Dr. Bryan Moffett presents a lecture on his approach to the differential and assessment of various types of anemia. He begins with some of his algorithms for determining testing and ends with his own set of cases to provide clinical vignettes on common presentations. 

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