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The Rosh Review blog provides study and exam prep tips, interviews, and deep dives for physicians, NPs, PAs, residents, and students. Below you’ll find a list of the blog posts that highlight our PA Clinical Year content. Take a look and learn something new—we’re here every step of your career.
The Rosh Review blog provides study and exam prep tips, podcasts, and more for physicians, NPs, PAs, residents, and students. Below you’ll find a list of the blog posts that highlight Clinical Year. Take a look and learn something new.
Rapid Review: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Patient will have a history of previous extremity injury or fracture Complaining of light touch causing extreme pain and allodynia (pain felt from a nonpainful stimulus, such as clothes or bed sheets on the skin) Treatment is NSAIDs, gabapentin, sympathectomy
Rapid Review: Bacterial Tracheitis
Bacterial Tracheitis Patient will be 3–5 years old 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 five days, initially with a low-grade fever and “barky cough.” read more…
Rapid Review: Absence Seizures
Absence Seizures Patient will be a 5–10 years old Sudden mental status alteration without motor activity or a blank stare EEG during an event would show symmetric 3 Hz spike and wave activity Treatment is ethosuximide Comments: There will be no aura or postictal state
Unlocking the Data Behind Rosh Review to Improve Educational Outcomes: Pt. 1
Many of our savvy customers realize intuitively that there is a treasure trove of performance data accumulating in the background with each new question answered by each of our users (40,933,037 total questions answered, as of today).
Rapid Review: Small Bowel Obstruction
Causes: adhesions (pelvic surgery) > tumor > hernia (inguinal) Proximal: bilious vomiting Distal: feculent vomiting High pitched bowel sounds X-ray: dilated bowel, air-fluid levels, “stack of coins” or “string of pearls” sign Modality of choice: CT NGT, surgery
Rapid Review: Appendicitis
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 read more…
Today’s Essential Teaching Image: Cardiac Tamponade
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 read more…
Today’s Essential Teaching Image: Tinea Versicolor
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.
Today’s Essential Teaching Image: Basilar Skull Fracture
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.