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
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
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