Monthly Archives:
September 2017

Rapid Review: Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome

Published: September 28, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Blog, Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome ECG will show short PR interval, delta wave, wide QRS Most commonly caused by an accessory pathway (bundle of Kent) connects atria to ventricles, bypassing AV node Definitive treatment is radiofrequency ablation Sample question: A 23-year-old previously healthy man presents to your clinic with complaints of chest discomfort, heart palpitations and decreased exercise tolerance. Physical exam […]

Podcast Ep 32: Iron Overdose, Fundal Height, Serotonin Syndrome & More

Published: September 27, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -Sharon Begley Welcome back to Roshcast Episode 32! We are returning to our regular format – letting the question back randomly generate this week’s material. We will have another collaborative episode with the EM Clerkship podcast soon. We start this episode off with another rapid review based on […]

Rapid Review: Vitamin Deficiencies

Published: September 25, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Blog, Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

Sample question: A 2-year-old boy is brought by his parents to the clinic because of opacity and hyperpigmentation of both eyes. His skin is noted to be dry and scaly, especially on the arms, legs, shoulders, and buttocks. He also gets sick frequently. Physical examination reveals an afebrile and weak-looking child. There is a note […]

Podcast Ep 31: Ventricular Fibrillation, Traumatic Brain Injury & More

Published: September 13, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: Blog, Podcasts   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

The only journey is the one within. – Rainer Maria Rilke Welcome back to Episode 31! We are continuing our collaborative effort with the EM Clerkship podcast – focusing this week on tachydysrhythmias in addition to a mixture of random topics. We start the episode off with another rapid review of a few of the […]

Rapid Review: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Published: September 4, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Blog, Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Patient will be an obese female Complaining of amenorrhea, obesity, hirsutism PE will show bilateral ovarian enlargement, acanthosis nigricans Labs will show high LH:FSH, androgen excess Most commonly caused by insulin resistance Treatment is combination OCP’s, lifestyle changes, metformin Sample question: A 26-year-old obese woman with a 2-year history of increased acne, abnormal hair growth, and menstrual abnormalities presents to her obstetrician for […]