Hospitalist Corner: Inpatient Approach to PCN AllergyFrom October 2019, Oh, Porphyria!
Last month, we covered all things penicillin allergy in the outpatient setting. This month, we bring this topic to the hospital and learn what we can do for our inpatients to mitigate the risk of complications from having a (likely incorrect) PCN allergy attached to the patient’s chart. Neda sits …23min 36Emily Heil, PharmD and Neda Frayha, MD
Penicillin Allergy: Fake News?From September 2019, Are We Better in the Morning?
We see “ALL: PCN” all the time. But how often is it true? And why does it matter? Neda sits down with Dr. Torie Grant, a Med/Peds Allergist and Immunologist at Johns Hopkins, to learn all about the risks attached to a penicillin allergy label and some easy approaches to debunking this allergy in …25min 11Neda Frayha, MD and Torie Grant, MD MHS
Penicillin Allergy in Primary CareFrom September 2019, Are We Better in the Morning?
We see “ALL: PCN” all the time. But how often is it true? And why does it matter? Neda sits down with Dr. Torie Grant, a Med/Peds Allergist and Immunologist at Johns Hopkins, to learn all about the risks attached to a penicillin allergy label and some easy approaches to debunking this allergy in …8min 32Torie Grant, MD MHS and Neda Frayha, MD
Chronic RhinosinusitisFrom April 2019, A Maelstrom of Mail!
Acute rhinosinusitis is one of the most common conditions we see in primary care. In this segment, Dr. Jacob Anderson gives us a helpful primer on the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute rhinosinusitis, whether viral or bacterial in origin.9min 41Jake Anderson, MD
EosinophiliaFrom February 2019, Into Thin Hair
What to do when you notice incidental eosinophilia in a patient? In this segment, Tom walks Neda through a fascinating case of peripheral eosinophilia, what it means, and how to work it up in the most strategic, effective way.15min 18Tom Robertson, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
The Primary Care RAP Hot Sheet: January 2017From January 2017, The Primary Care RAP Hot Sheet: January 2017
What do Princess Leia, peanut butter, price-gouging and Ebola have in common? This Month’s Hot Sheet, of course! •5min 9Heidi James, MD and Andrew Buelt, DO
Paper Chase 4: Early Introduction to Eggs and Egg Allergy in InfantsFrom December 2016, Ear Pain is but a Memory
Exposure to scrambled, poached or fried eggs at 4-6 months of age lowered the risk of egg allergy at 1 year of age.7min 2Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Allergy Myth Busting, Part 1From February 2016, The Allergy That Isn't and the B-12 That Is
No area of medicine may be more rife with myths than allergy. Kevin Wineinger sits down with allergist David Stuckus to clear the air on IgE and IgG testing, peanut allergies, and the connection between food and atopic dermatitis. •24min 25Kevin Wineinger, MD
Allergy Myth Busting, Part 2From February 2016, The Allergy That Isn't and the B-12 That Is
Part two of our conversation with allergist David Stuckus. In this session we review proper management of home-use injectable epinephrine, management of chronic urticaria, how an allergist treats poison ivy, and the origin story of shellfish allergy equalizing allergy to IV contrast •20min 4Kevin Wineinger, MD