TIDBSI: Knee InjectionsFrom June 2020, Cause of Death?
An elderly patient with knee pain limps into your clinic asking for a “cortisone shot”. Do you reach for the needle? Paul Simmons and Justin McCarthy dive in to the real evidence behind intra-articular knee injections in this TIDBSI segment. •15min 43Paul Simmons, MD and Justin McCarthy, MD
Why Cancer Screening Has Never Been Shown to Save LivesFrom December 2016, Ear Pain is but a Memory
Cancer screening is supposed to save lives, but does it actually meet that goal?21min 11Vinay Prasad, MD and Andrew Buelt, DO
What the Grey Hair Never SharedFrom June 2016, C Diff Shows No Mercy!
We learn a lot about how to care for medical conditions, but not always the person who has them. •15min 39Frank J. Weinstock, MD, John Shufeldt, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP, and Mike Weinstock, MD
Treating Family MembersFrom April 2016, Hernias and Ovaries
Treating family members without proper evaluation in a clinical setting (ie: without vital signs, examination, or other variable tests) is frankly an injustice to our loved ones. Mike discusses with many practitioners the dangers of doing this, and how at the end of the day it's frankly hard to be …31min 23Mike Weinstock, MD, Dave Sharkis, MD, Kurt Marks, PA-C, and Mel Herbert, MD
Hypogonadism Pt 2: Initiating Treatment, Risks of Therapy, Monitoring PatientsFrom March 2016, Where Has All The Testosterone Gone?
Obese patients with low testosterone may get significant benefit from weight loss.19min 14Joe Weatherly, DO and Margaret Wierman, MD
Hypogonadism Part 3: Treatment SpecificsFrom March 2016, Where Has All The Testosterone Gone?
Review different modalities of testosterone delivery, testosterone monitoring, goal testosterone levels.11min 16Andrew Buelt, DO and Margaret Wierman, MD
Hypogonadism Part 1: DiagnosisFrom March 2016, Where Has All The Testosterone Gone?
‘Low T’ by itself is not an indication for testosterone supplementation.17min 24Margaret Wierman, MD and Andrew Buelt, DO
Shared Decision-MakingFrom December 2015, Mythbusting Eggs, Flu, and the CBC
Discuss core elements of shared decision making.23min 7Casey Parker, MD
Upset Patient ProtocolFrom August 2015, Thinking About This Aneurysm is Keeping Me Awake!
Summary: We’re not trained in conflict resolution, but angry patients are a reality in any practice. Listening and empathy can go a long way in this situation. • Link to detailed explanation and video description of the upset patient protocol …17min 17Dike Drummond, MD and Rob Orman, MD