SPIKES: Breaking Bad NewsFrom September 2020, LARCs and SPIKES and Cryo, Oh My
Throughout our career, we will inevitably have to give some bad news to our patients, and many of us feel unprepared. Neda discusses an evidence-based model for breaking bad news with geriatrician and palliative care expert Dr. Jenny Litrivis. We even include an example role-play for your listening …24min 8Evgenia Litrivis MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Perinatal Mental HealthFrom September 2020, LARCs and SPIKES and Cryo, Oh My
Postpartum depression has gained a lot of national attention in recent years, but what about depression during pregnancy? Neda discusses the important topic of perinatal mental health with Ob/Gyn Dr. Sara Mazzoni.12min 55Neda Frayha, MD and Sara Mazzoni, MD
Destigmatizing TherapyFrom April 2020, More Listener Love
If your car broke down on the side of the road, wouldn’t you ask for help? New PC RAP contributor Dr. Jay-Sheree Allen brings this analogy to how we can help our patients seek the appropriate mental health care they need, focusing on the indications for and benefits of therapy. •20min 49Jay-Sheree Allen, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Transgender CareFrom April 2020, More Listener Love
It’s estimated that at least 1.4 million Americans identify as transgender. In this segment, Neda and endocrinologist Dr. Elizabeth Lamos discuss how we, as primary care clinicians, can best serve our transgender patients at any point before, during, or after their gender transition. •23min 19Neda Frayha, MD and Elizabeth Lamos, MD
Introduction to LGB HealthFrom March 2020, Mailbag March Madness
Approximately 8.2% of the population engages in same-sex behaviors. This population is considered in the sexual minority, and has a different set of health needs from the sexual majority. Neda, Tom, and Dr. Helen Hedian dive into the details of these needs so we can better serve our LGB patients …15min 17Helene Hedian, MD, Neda Frayha, MD, and Tom Robertson, MD
Family Centered CareFrom March 2020, Mailbag March Madness
When we treat patients, whether in the hospital or outpatient setting, involving their family members can lead to improved outcomes. Tom and Miz discuss the engagement of family members with Dr. Giora Netzer, who literally wrote the book on family centered care. •21min 4Giora Netzer, MD, MSCE, Tom Robertson, MD, and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Let's Talk About SexFrom February 2020, Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Talking about sex with our patients can feel uncomfortable, but is an important part of primary care practice. Dr. Helene Hedian walks us through how to have this conversation in a sensitive and inclusive manner.17min 51Tom Robertson, MD, Neda Frayha, MD, and Helene Hedian, MD
Disabusing Disability (TM)From December 2019, Anxious Adolescents
Dr. Feranmi Okanlami was an orthopedic surgery resident at Yale when he dove into a swimming pool and sustained a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed. He shares his story and what he has learned about living with a disability, both as a physician and as a patient. He aims to disabuse our …18min 7Feranmi Okanlami, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Intro: Psychiatric Medications in TeensFrom December 2019, Anxious Adolescents
How comfortable do we feel prescribing antidepressants, anxiolytics, and even antipsychotics to adolescents and teenagers? Our listener Spencer asked us to explore this fascinating and important topic, so Aisha and Neda are on the task. •15min 48Neda Frayha, MD and Aisha Lofters, MD
Human TraffickingFrom October 2019, Oh, Porphyria!
Human trafficking is one of the many subjects we will encounter in our work and that we don’t learn enough about in training. Dr. Jaime Hope sits down with Neda to mythbust many commonly held misconceptions about human trafficking, and to share tips on how we can identify and help trafficking …15min 52Jaime Hope, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Tobacco Cessation - Part 1From August 2019, Primary Care Gets Some Love
Neda and Michael discuss the spectrum of outpatient tobacco cessation treatment including FDA approved pharmacotherapy, innovative strategies, and alternative/complementary treatments. •20min 33Michael Baca-Atlas, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders - Part 2From July 2019, Dude, Where's My DEA Number?
Ever wondered if your patient is just a little too obsessive? You might be right: patients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders often present to general health care settings rather than a psychiatrist’s office. Dr. Shawn Hersevoort is back with us, sharing lots of OCD …12min 27Mizuho Morrison, DO and Shawn Hersevoort, MD, MPH
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Part 1From July 2019, Dude, Where's My DEA Number?
Ever wondered if your patient is just a little too obsessive? You might be right: patients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders often present to general health care settings rather than a psychiatrist’s office. Dr. Shawn Hersevoort is back with us, sharing lots of OCD …23min 11Mizuho Morrison, DO and Shawn Hersevoort, MD, MPH
Wandering in DementiaFrom May 2019, This Mailbag is About to Rupture!
In this segment, Brandon Grove reviews the literature on wandering in patients with dementia and some innovative strategies to help keep these patients safe.11min 7Brandon Grove, MD
Personality Disorders Part 2: Don't Die, and DocumentFrom February 2019, Into Thin Hair
The ever-fantastic Dr. Shawn Hersevoort is back for another installment of Psychiatry Files! In this segment, he and Mizuho Spangler discuss a practical approach to understanding and managing patients with different personality disorders.18min 22Shawn Hersevoort, MD, MPH and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Personality Disorders Part 1: Tricks of the TradeFrom February 2019, Into Thin Hair
The ever-fantastic Dr. Shawn Hersevoort is back for another installment of Psychiatry Files! In this segment, he and Mizuho Spangler discuss a practical approach to understanding and managing patients with different personality disorders.21min 17Shawn Hersevoort, MD, MPH and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Transient Global Amnesia (TGA)From January 2019, Hello, New Year! Bye Bye, PPIs?
Imagine waking up and suddenly being A&O x 1. You know who you are, but not anything about your surroundings or what day or time it is. Transient global amnesia is a diagnosis that often presents to the primary care office and can be totally alarming for everyone involved. Is it linked to a risk of …16min 40Tom Robertson, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Service AnimalsFrom November 2018, Those Clots are So Superficial
When a PC RAP listener wrote us with a question about the differences among service animals, emotional support animals, and therapy animals, our own animal lover Brandon Grove looked into the indications, uses, and legal protections (or lack thereof) afforded to each group. In this segment, he …8min 47Brandon Grove, MD
Non-Medicinal Treatments for InsomniaFrom November 2018, Those Clots are So Superficial
Insomnia is a common primary care complaint. Sure, we can all prescribe benzos, but isn’t there something else we can do first? In this segment, our own Aisha Lofters and Neda Frayha discuss the evidence surrounding different non-pharmacological treatment options.20min 6Aisha Lofters, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Post Intensive Care SyndromeFrom October 2018, My Pancreas is Necrosing!
Post intensive critical care syndrome is a phenomenon that can affect up to half of all ICU survivors and cause long-lasting consequences like impaired memory, depression, and weakness. In this segment, Dr. Steve Biederman takes us on a tour of PICS, including risk factors, prevention, and possible …16min 28Steve Biederman, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
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