Monthly Archives:
March 2017

Rapid Review: Appendicitis

Published: March 23, 2017   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

Appendicitis Patient will be complaining of fever, pain that began periumbilical then moved to RLQ, nausea and anorexia PE will show Psoas sign (RLQ pain on extension of right hip), Obturator sign (RLQ pain on internal rotation of flexed right hip), Rovsing sign (right lower quadrant pain when the left lower quadrant is palpated) Diagnosis is made by ultrasound, CT Most commonly caused […]

Podcast Ep 20: Cocaine Chest Pain, Migraines, Hypothermia, & More

Published: March 22, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: PodCast   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens. -Charles Morgan Welcome back to Episode 20! We have a great episode lined up for you this week, again covering topics that run the gamut of Emergency Medicine. We are excited to say that we have covered over 100 questions in approximately five hours of Roshcast over six months! As always, […]

Today’s Essential Teaching Image: Cardiac Tamponade

Published: March 10, 2017   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, OB/GYN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant, Special Purpose Exam   |   Tagged: , , , ,   |   Read more

Today’s teaching image and Rapid Review covers cardiac tamponade. Pericardial Tamponade Patient will be complaining of dyspnea and chest pain PE will show muffled heart sounds, JVD and hypotension (Beck’s triad), pulsus paradoxus  ECG will show low voltage QRS, electrical alterans Echocardiography will show diastolic collapse of RV Treatment is pericardiocentesis For more teaching images, try […]

Today’s Essential Teaching Image: Tinea Versicolor

Published: March 9, 2017   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, OB/GYN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant, Special Purpose Exam   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

Today’s teaching image and Rapid Review covers tinea versicolor. Tinea Versicolor Malassezia furfur Patches with altered pigmentation Torso Affected skin does not tan Selenium shampoo For more teaching images, try a free trial of our board review qbanks.

Podcast Ep 19: Anaphylaxis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, & More

Published: March 8, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: PodCast   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Welcome back to episode 19! We are certainly relieved to have this year’s in-training exam behind us, and we are sure you are too. We hope you recognized some of the content we reviewed in episodes 1-15 […]

Today’s Essential Teaching Image: Basilar Skull Fracture

Published: March 8, 2017   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, OB/GYN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant, Special Purpose Exam   |   Tagged: , , , , ,   |   Read more

Today’s teaching image and Rapid Review covers basilar skull fracture. Basilar Skull Fracture Petrous portion of temporal bone fracture most common Battle’s sign, raccoon eyes, hemotympanum, CSF otorrhea/rhinorrhea CN VII, VIII entrapment CT For more teaching images, try a free trial of our board review qbanks.

Elite Test-Taker Profile: Jennifer Bach, D.O.

Published: March 1, 2017   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Study strategies   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

Q. Do you have a specific pretest breakfast? No. Q. Do you have any night-before-the-exam routines? Quit studying at least a few hours before I plan to sleep. Q. What do you bring for lunch during your exam? Peanut butter sandwich, Mountain Dew Q. Do you have any strategies that you employ during the exam (e.g. Answer particular […]