Rapid Review: Meniere’s Disease
Jun
26
2017

Rapid Review: Meniere’s Disease

Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   No Comments

Meniere’s Disease Patient will be complaining of episodic low-frequency hearing loss, tinnitus with aural (ear) fullness, and vertigo lasting one to eight hours Diagnosis is made clinically Most commonly caused by too much inner ear endolymph and increased pressure within the inner ear Treatment is low salt diet, diuretics (HCTZ + triamterene) Example: A patient complains of […]

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Jun
22
2017
Rapid Review: Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Jun
22
2017

Rapid Review: Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   No Comments

Osgood-Schlatter Disease Patient will be a boy athlete 10 – 15 years old Complaining of knee pain while running PE will show tenderness over the tibial tubercle Treatment is ice, NSAIDs, quadriceps stretching Example: A 12-year-old boy is brought to his pediatrician’s office for right knee pain that started three months ago after starting basketball practices. […]

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Rapid Review: Myasthenia Gravis
Jun
19
2017

Rapid Review: Myasthenia Gravis

Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Tagged: , ,   |   No Comments

Patient will be complaining of proximal muscle weakness, ptosis, and diplopia that is worse at the end of the day PE will show ice test improves sx Diagnosis is made by edrophonium (tensilon) test, EMG Most commonly caused by autoimmune destruction of acetylcholine receptors Treatment is acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, such as pyridostigmine Comments: associated with thymoma Example: A 28-year-old […]

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Rapid Review: Multiple Myeloma
Jun
15
2017

Rapid Review: Multiple Myeloma

Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Tagged: , ,   |   No Comments

Multiple Myeloma Patient will be elderly Complaining of back pain PE will show CRAB: hyperCalcemia, Renal insufficiency, Anemia, lytic Bone lesions/Back pain Labs will show monoclonal antibody spike X-ray will show lytic lesions Peripheral blood smear: Rouleaux formations Serum protein electrophoresis: M spike Protein electrophoresis urine analysis: Bence-Jones proteins Most commonly caused by single clone plasma cell […]

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Ep 25: Acute Mountain Sickness, Ectopic Pregnancy, Placental Abruption, Boerhaave Syndrome, Hyperthyroidism, PCP Pneumonia… And More!
Jun
7
2017

Ep 25: Acute Mountain Sickness, Ectopic Pregnancy, Placental Abruption, Boerhaave Syndrome, Hyperthyroidism, PCP Pneumonia… And More!

Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D, Ph.D, and Jeff Nusbaum, M.D.   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   No Comments

Welcome back to Episode 25 — our silver anniversary episode! It was great connecting with a few listeners recently at SAEM. At the beginning of this week’s episode, we announced a new contest – be the first to tweet to us (@Roshcast) or email (Roshcast@roshreview.com) the exact time in episodes 26-30 that you hear a trauma phone ring tone to win a 30-day subscription to Rosh Review! First, let us get started with a rapid review covering fish poisonings.

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Rapid Review: Bacterial Tracheitis
Jun
6
2017

Rapid Review: Bacterial Tracheitis

Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   No Comments

Bacterial Tracheitis Patient will be 3 – 5 years old Complaining of high fever, barky cough, stridor Treat as airway emergency! Comments: Patient will look like croup but toxic appearing Sample Question: A 3-year-old boy presents in severe respiratory distress. His mother informs you that he has been ill for the last 5 days, initially with a low-grade […]

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May
17
2017
Ep 23: Pneumomediastinum, Pericarditis, SIRS, Multiple Sclerosis, Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, BRUEs… And More!
May
3
2017
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