Proceed with Confidence: Local AnesthesiaFrom April 2021, Becoming Trauma Informed
Injecting local anesthetic burns, right? What if there was a way to minimize the pain associated with injection of local anesthetic? Drs. Brian Rayala and Matthew Zeitler at UNC Chapel Hill look at the evidence regarding this, and provide some insight into reduction of pain with this common …22min 9Brian Rayala, MD and Matthew Zeitler, MD
Proceed With Confidence: OnychocryptosisFrom February 2021, Are You Keeping Up?
How’s your toenail-removing game? If it needs a little practice, listen to this segment about onychocryptosis to help you proceed with confidence in the why and how of removing a toenail.22min 17John Doughton, MD and Michael Baca-Atlas, MD
Why Take Out An IUD?From December 2020, So Long, 2020
Most women experience high rates of satisfaction with IUD as a form of contraception. There are reasons, however, that women may want to have an IUD removed prior to the recommended time. Dr. Molly Heublin, our resident women’s health expert, takes us through reasons for removal as well as some …16min 53Molly Heublein, MD
WartsFrom October 2020, Survivor
Viral warts are common in children and most resolve spontaneously without treatment. Salicylic acid with regular paring and occlusion is the preferred treatment for cutaneous viral warts. Cryotherapy in combination with salicylic acid is recommended as a second line treatment.29min 16Brittney DeClerck, MD, Mizuho Morrison, DO, and Matthieu DeClerck, MD
TIDBSI: CryotherapyFrom September 2020, LARCs and SPIKES and Cryo, Oh My
To freeze or not to freeze, that is the question that Drs. Paul Simmons and Justin McCarthy will attempt to answer in this Things I Do But Should I? conversation on cryotherapy.19min 42Justin McCarthy, MD and Paul Simmons, MD
Proceed With Confidence: LARCs: Part 1From September 2020, LARCs and SPIKES and Cryo, Oh My
How comfortable are you with placement of LARCs (implants and IUDs)? If you could use a refresher, Drs. Paul Simmons and Karlynn Sievers walk through the procedures as part of our “Proceed with Confidence” series.20min 10Karlynn Sievers MD and Paul Simmons, MD
Proceed With Confidence: LARCs: Part 2From September 2020, LARCs and SPIKES and Cryo, Oh My
How comfortable are you with placement of LARCs (implants and IUDs)? If you could use a refresher, Drs. Paul Simmons and Karlynn Sievers walk through the procedures as part of our “Proceed with Confidence” series.15min 42Karlynn Sievers MD and Paul Simmons, MD
Proceed with Confidence: VasectomiesFrom July 2020, The Certainty of Uncertainty
Do you automatically refer to a urologist when a patient asks about a vasectomy? Have you ever considered that this procedure can actually be done in the primary care office? Our own Paul Simmons discusses this with Dr. Lyrad Riley in the first installment of a new series on procedural tips and …19min 11Paul Simmons, MD and Lyrad Riley MD, MPH
The Breast ExamFrom May 2020, Pain in the You-Know-Where
We’ve been discussing breast health and breast cancer screening recently on PC RAP, but haven’t touched on the physical exam yet. In this segment, Dr. Rebecca Zendel Berliner walks us through how to perform a complete history and physical exam for a breast complaint. •21min 49Rebecca Zendel Berliner, MD, and Neda Frayha, MD
Evidence-Based Physical ExamFrom April 2019, A Maelstrom of Mail!
How often do we just go through the motions of the physical exam, without really knowing which maneuvers can give us superpowers? Or which ones are worthless? In this segment, Paul Simmons teaches Neda how to become a master diagnostician with the evidence-based physical exam.20min 14Paul Simmons, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
BursitisFrom April 2019, A Maelstrom of Mail!
In acute superficial bursitis, aspiration can be both therapeutic and diagnostic. In this segment, Brandon Grove takes us on a tour of olecranon and pre-patellar bursitis, and how to approach aspiration and treatment.8min 18Brandon Grove, MD