The Primary Care RAP Hot Sheet: December 2016
Andrew and Heidi talk about medical marijuana legislation, new statin guidelines, and the diabetes drug that has everyone talking.
Ear Pain is but a Memory
Welcome to the December 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP! This month we have Ears, Depression and Dementia, Cancer Screening, CRP, Hyponatremia and Paper Chase, so let's get started!
The Primary Care RAP Hot Sheet: November 2016
This month, Dr. Andrew Buelt and Dr. Heidi James scoured the web for all things fitness and diabetes related and found.
Aspirin Loses Its Tenure
Welcome to the November 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP. This month brings COPD Gold Guidelines, Warfarin, Statin Intolerance, Aspirin for Primary Prevention, Colon Cancer Screening, Medical Literature Searches, Hip Pain and Paper Chase, so let's get started!
The Hot Sheet: October 2016
October 2016 Hotsheet - Vulvar CA, Atypical Antipsychotics, EKG's, Accountability and how Caffeine Improves Lung Function, who knew!
Running Toward Longevity
Welcome to the October 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP! This month we have CPAP, Exercise and URTI, OSA, MIscarriage Management, Fecal Blood and Paper Chase, so let's get started.
The Hot Sheet: The Big Story, Tips and Tricks
EpiPens and Tips and Tricks from our Listeners.
Best Weight, Best Exercise!
Welcome to the September 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP! This month we have Running, Best Weight, Prostatitis Updates, Lead Poisoning, Opiate Detox, Things I Do, Divorce, and Paper Chase. So let's get started!
The Hot Sheet: Rosuvastatin, Nasal Influenza and Cupping
Rob and Andrew bring news updates from around the globe.
Welcome to the August 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP. This month we have Restless Legs, Biliary Colic, Macrocytosis, Palliative Care Vomiting, Somatic Symptom Disorders, Pre-Op Clearance, Feeding Baby, Schedule Hacks and some Amazing Animals, so lets get started!
The Hot Sheet: Cancer, Sugar and A Fib
Rob and Andrew bring news updates from around the globe, plus Rob and Producer Tom welcome listeners to contribute tricks of the trade, articles, news stories, and any other current topics to the mid month ‘hot sheet’.
Creme de la Thyroid
Welcome to the July 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP. In this episode we have Dementia, Lung Cancer Screening, Hypothyroid, Lipid Guidelines, Hypertension, Medication Allergies, Paper Chase and a couple of fascinating stories on self-surgeries, so let's get started.
Cell Phones and Brain Cancer
Roy Benaroch reviews a preliminary study concerning the potential carcinogenicity of cell phones and brain cancer.
C Diff Shows No Mercy!
Welcome to the June 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP! This month we have C Diff, Vaccine Refusal, Prostate Cancer Screening, Things I Do, Hemolytic Anemia, Tinea, Paper Chase and some Bad Medical Devices, so let's get started.
Is $500 a Pound Worth It?
A recent NEJM article found that liraglutide worked well for weight loss, but with a significant side effect profile. Also, when averaging out net pounds dropped per dollar spent, it cost over $500 to lose a pound. Is it worth it? Maybe, maybe not. Andrew Buelt gives the lowdown.
The Sexology of Radicular Back Pain
Welcome to the May 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP. This month we have a Visit with a Sexologist, Dupuytren's Disease, Back Pain, Smoking Cessation, Evidence Based Algorithms, Deep Dive Anemia, Peds Skin Conditions, Chest Pain and some History of the Placebo, so let's get started!
New Venous Thromboembolism Guidelines
Just published in the February 2016 edition of Chest, "Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease" sheds some light on a few of the confusing aspects of VTE management. In this short, we discuss outpatient management of pulmonary embolism; what to do when a patient is therapeutic on an oral anticoagulant but has a breakthrough clot; should we treat or observe patients with calf clots; and first line treatment of new clots.
Hernias and Ovaries
This month we have Ovarian Cancer Screening, Groin Hernia, Treating Family Members, Cyber-Bullying, Fingernail Abnormalities, and everyone's favorite Paper Chase. So let's sit back, relax and start the April 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP.
Should We Give Acetaminophen to Prevent Fever After Vaccination?
Is there any downside to giving acetaminophen after vaccination? This question was addressed in Lancet 2009. The authors’ interpretation of results: Although febrile reactions significantly decreased, prophylactic administration of antipyretic drugs at the time of vaccination should not be routinely recommended since antibody responses to several vaccine antigens were reduced.
Where Has All The Testosterone Gone?
Welcome to the March 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP! This month we have Pharmacy Rounds, MRSA, Testosterone, Bells Palsy, Paper Chase and a happy accident that changed modern medicine, so let's get started!
A patient you're caring for, but don’t know very well, dies in the hospital. You feel awkward about writing a condolence letter since there isn’t much of a relationship with the family. Should you write one? Will it bring up unpleasant memories for the family? Eric Lamotte and Susan Merel explore these questions and more (as well as brief how to guide) in this Primary Care RAP short.
The Allergy That Isn't and the B-12 That Is
Welcome to the February 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP! This month we have Functional Dyspepsia, Allergy Myth Busting, B-12 Deficiency, Things I Do, Petechiae, Numbness and some Stupid Mistakes, so let's get started!
Overview of an emerging infection: Zika virus
Palliative Cerumen Emergencies
Ring in the New Year with the January 2016 Edition of Primary Care RAP! This month we have Palliative Care Emergencies, SPEPS, Vaginitis, Short Stature, Physician Wellness and some fun facts about ZOMBIES! So let's get started.