PE Basics - CapacityFrom September 2020, Get Your Game On
Determining if a patient has decision making capacity is a key component of obtaining informed consent. In most instances patients clearly have capacity, yet in some situations this may not be clear. In these cases a structured bedside evaluation can help determine if a patient has capacity.20min 27Matthieu DeClerck, MD and Matthew DeLaney, MD
Legal Lessons: (Migraine v Stroke)From May 2020, I Got The Gout!
Patients with migraine headaches may have symptoms which overlap with more serious diagnoses such as stroke. Exploring past symptoms, risk factors for stroke, and current symptoms, may help with the differentiation between these two diagnoses. •18min 44Mike Weinstock, MD and Matthew DeLaney, MD
Bonus Short - Pandemic Malpractice IssuesFrom April 2020, Bonus Short - Pandemic Malpractice Issues
Dr. Matthew DeLaney and Dr. Michael Weinstock sit down to discuss the threat of lawsuits in the midst of the COVID pandemic. The last thing anyone wants to think about is the risk of a lawsuit. Unfortunately, despite the extra challenges posed by our current pandemic, the threat of medicolegal …22min 44Matthew DeLaney, MD and Mike Weinstock, MD
Legal Lessons - Chest PainFrom January 2020, Mainlining Madness
The 5 symptoms which have been shown to be concerning historical symptoms are exertional pain, diaphoresis, radiation of pain, vomiting and pain similar to previous MI.14min 34Mike Weinstock, MD and Matthew DeLaney, MD
MetadataFrom September 2019, Off The Cuff
Anytime we use a computer we create metada which essentially leaves an electronic record of all of our keystrokes. Increasingly metadata is being used by lawyers in malpractice cases.9min 21Matthew DeLaney, MD
Pelvic Inflammatory DiseaseFrom April 2019, April Showers, Syncope & Sprains
One million cases of PID per year in the US with long term sequelae include infertility, increased risk of ectopic pregnancy, chronic pain. Risk factors include multiple sexual partners, history of STDs, and IUD use.24min 27Jenny Beck-Esmay, MD and Mike Weinstock, MD
ED Referrals - Can’t We All Just Get Along?From January 2019, Can't We All Just Get Along?
Miz and Mike talk to Josh Russell about the best way to have a healthy respectful ED to UC relationship.13min 56Mizuho Morrison, DO and Josh Russell, MD
Recording ProvidersFrom November 2018, Breaking Bad - Insulin Pumps and Mandibles
In most states patients have a legal right to make a video or audio recording during their medical visit. • In 39/50 states only the person performing the recording needs to provide consent. • Hospital or clinic rules prohibiting recording do not supercede state law and are often not effective.11min 35Matthew DeLaney, MD
Medical Legal Risks Of Low Risk Chest PainFrom October 2018, You'll Shoot Your Eye Out!
Amal Mattu discusses two large branches of pitfalls in patients being evaluated for ACS: EKG pitfalls and HISTORY red flags. We discuss pitfalls and red flags relating to medical legal risks when dealing with chest pain.23min 49Matthew DeLaney, MD, Amal Mattu, MD, and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Treating Friends & FamilyFrom June 2018, TRAUMArama
Has a friend or family member ever asked you for medical advice? Join the club! In this segment, Neda Frayha, Miz Spangler, and Sol Behar discuss how to handle requests for advice and even treatment from non-patients.17min 43Neda Frayha, MD, Solomon Behar, MD, and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Don't Put This In My Chart, But...From May 2018, Better Put A Ring On It
When a patient asks, “don’t put this in my record, but…”, what are we to do? In this segment, Neda Frayha and Mike Weinstock explore whether or not to document every single fact we learn about our patients, how to judge when something must be documented, and how to maintain a trusting relationship …16min 12Neda Frayha, MD and Mike Weinstock, MD