Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Welcome to the December 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP. This month we start off with what to do when presented with an altered child. Next we have Living with CF, Contact Lens Complications, Acute Pericarditis, Elbow PE, Shoulder Dislocation, Carbon Monoxide Toxicity and Paper Chase so let's get started!
Ice, Ice Baby
Welcome to the November 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP. This month we have Ice Therapy, Elderly LBP, Anorectal Problems, Epistaxis, Tips and Tricks, Suicide Screening, Myocarditis, Paper Chase and a whole lot more so let's get started!
Lacs Gone Wild!!!
Welcome to the October 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP. This month we start off with Miz and Matt DeClerck reviewing the common complications due to use of contact lenses. Next Miz, Mike and Rick Pescatore discuss geriatric falls and morbidity/mortality associated with it. Then we have Lacs Gone Wild, Crush Injury, Ear Exam, Common Unexplained Symptoms, Varicella in Pregnancy and Paper Chase so let's get started.
Dissecting Into The Heart Of The Matter
Mike and Miz start off the September 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP with a case of Uvular Angioedema and differential diagnosis and management of Uvulitis. Our featured chapter this month brings you Sam Ashoo and Miz reviewing atypical and typical presentation of Aortic Dissection. CVT, HEART Score, Steroids and Asthma, Depression Screening, PE Basics, Distraction Techniques and Paper Chase round out this episode, so let's get started!
Game of Imposters
What are modern-day mechanisms of injury to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL)? How is the physical exam performed when game-keepers thumb is suspected? Well Miz and Mike dive deep into Game-Keepers Thumb and a whole lot more in the August 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP!
There has been so much inaccurate information about DRY DROWNING, that we felt the need to demystify the fears. Two Pediatric Emergency medicine experts, Dr.Sol Behar and Dr.Semple-Hess discuss the real facts about drowning. Take a listen.
Franks and Beans
Welcome to the July 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP. This month we have Miz and Mike and some dangerous zippers, Mike and Bryan Hayes discussing the latest in CAP treatment, and Miz and Sam Ashoo on Rhabdomyolysis. Next up Mike and Greg Henry talk about a 16yo girl with ear pain, Matt Delaney with some do's and don't on volunteer providers, Paper Chase and lot's more, so let's get started!
13 Tips on Suicidality
Ilene Claudius MD brings us practical advice on adolescent depression, suicide red flags and other relevant topics.
A Disposition Conundrum?!
Welcome to the June 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP! We start off with Miz and Mike discussing Early Appy in Kids. Next up Greg Henry and Mike talk fight bite, Miz and Jeff Lapoint discuss Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome, Bee Stings with Miz and Matt DeClerck, Knee Immobilizers, Chronic Wound Care and Paper Chase so let's get started!
Measles & Important FDA Releases
Andrew covers a recent measles outbreak in the US; discusses a new contraindication warning just released by the FDA regarding codeine & kids; and finally debunks concerns regarding the side effects of fluoroquinolones on the aorta & retina just released by the FDA. Find it all here on this months UC RAP short.
Pain in the Neck!
Welcome to the May 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP. Mike and Miz start the month from the mailbag and a listener question on C-Spine Imaging. Next Miz and Sam Ashoo discuss Serotonin Syndrome, Mike and Greg Henry on Medico-legal 101 - Lacerations, then Miz and Matt Delaney tackle Patient Satisfaction. We round out the month with Knee Pain, Warts, Thyroids and Paper Chase, so let's get started!
The Urgent Care RAP Hot Sheet: April 2017
Its April, so Mizuho and Andrew bring you the latest on recent drug recalls, as well as an update on a huge outbreak of mumps! Could this outbreak be near you? Find out on this month’s Hot Sheet!
Defend Yourself - Nightstick Fractures
Welcome to the April 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP! Miz and Mike dive right in on signs of abuse and Nightstick Fractures, then Miz, Aaron Bright and Tarlan Hedayati talk Thrombocytopenia in the UC. Miz and Matt Delaney discuss Task Interruption, Mike and Matt DeClerck on Poison Ivy, plus Physician Burnout, Cervical Cancer and Paper Chase, so lets get started.
The Urgent Care RAP Hot Sheet: March 2017
Andrew discusses the effects of Social media on a physicians’ well being & sense of isolation, and new findings for the potential treatment of MRSA.
You Broke It Where??
Welcome to March 2017 Urgent Care RAP. Miz and Mike start off with Clavicle Fractures, then Miz and Sam Ashoo discuss Preeclampsia. Next up Unusual Abdominal Pain with Nate and Mike, UTI's with Miz, Mike and Bryan Hayes, Suture vs Glue, Paper Chase and a whole lot more, so let's get March 2017 started!
The Urgent Care RAP Hot Sheet: February 2017
Mizuho and Andrew discuss updates in pediatric asthma treatment and review a controversial paper just published in The New England Journal of Medicine on opioid prescribing patterns, take a listen!
The Barky Cough Conundrum
Welcome to the February 2017 Edition of Urgent Care RAP. This month we start off with Miz and Mike discussing Croup. Next up Greg Henry and Medical Legal 101 - Back Pain. Matthew Delaney talks the ins and outs of Discharge Instructions, Miz and Hala Sabry on Women in Medicine, Paper Chase and a whole lot more, so let's get started!
The Urgent Care RAP Hot Sheet: January 2017
Mizuho Spangler and Andrew Buelt discuss Wellness, NSAIDS and a look at female vs. male physicians with patient outcomes in the latest Urgent Care RAP Hot Sheet.
New Year Resolutions: Dissections, Flu and STD's
Happy New Year! We start off with Mike and Miz discussing Hyperkalemia in the UC, then What Would You Do Next with a 37 year old woman presenting with a headache...but is it? Next Miz and Matt DeClerk jump into STD updates, there are so many, it's 2 parts. It's flu season so Matthew Delaney brings you the latest and great in prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Then we wrap up the month with Brian Lin's Novel Suturing Techniques and Paper Chase so let's get January 2017 Urgent Care RAP started!