Iodinated Contrast Guidelines 2020 Update for Emergency Imaging, Part 2 – Guideline Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Iodinated Contrast Guidelines 2020 Update for Emergency Kidney Imaging, Part 2 - Guideline Knowledge Check

Iodinated Contrast in  Emergency Imaging, Kidney Radiology – 2020 Guideline Update, Part 2New guidance regarding iodinated contrast in contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an abnormal renal history. This is part two of our Guideline Knowledge Check regarding emergency kidney imaging.  A just released 2020 National Radiology / Kidney Consensus statement provides new guidance regarding contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an … Read More

Medical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic – Part 3, Medical Misinformation Prevention

Mark Perdue PA-CEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Medical misinformation prevention strategies - how to counteract medicine misinformation

Medical Misinformation Prevention – What Medical Professionals Can Do to Counteract Medical MisinformationMedical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic Blog Series, Part 3 of 3 In parts one and two of this blog series on Medical Misinformation, we described the harms associated with medical misinformation and common sources of medical misinformation, respectively. In this post, part three, we will examine some medical … Read More

New State CME Content Updates, 2020 State CME Requirements: Prescribing Controlled Substances, Recognizing Victims of Human Trafficking and More Recently Added

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Group Education, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

2020 New State CME Updates to Med-Challenger State Required CME Course

Coronavirus Updates, Recent Guidelines, and New CME Updates Added to Med-ChallengerMed-Challenger continues to update its best board review and CME courses faster than anyone. Med-Challenger is one of the few board review and continuing education providers that maintains it’s own peer-reviewed medical education content library.  Thanks to practicing clinical experts across all major medical specialties and levels, Med-Challenger is able … Read More

Iodinated Contrast Guidelines 2020 Update for Emergency Imaging – Guideline Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

iodinated contrast guideline update

Iodinated Contrast in  Emergency Imaging, Kidney Radiology – 2020 Guideline UpdateNew guidance regarding iodinated contrast in contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an abnormal renal history. Iodinated contrast is in the news. A just released 2020 National Radiology / Kidney Consensus statement provides new guidance regarding contrast-enhanced emergency imaging of patients with an abnormal renal history. What does this consensus statement recommend? … Read More

Clinical Pearl of the Month – A 27 Year-Old Woman with Asthma Exacerbation

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant

asthma exacerbation case

Asthma exacerbation in a 27-year-old woman.Guidelines and Treatment for Asthma Pearls of Wisdom Q&A Case Asthma is a common and potentially serious chronic disease that imposes a substantial burden on patients, their families and the community. It causes respiratory symptoms, limitation of activity, and flare-ups (attacks) that sometimes require urgent health care and may be fatal. Asthma attacks – called … Read More

Medical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic – Part 2, Medical Misinformation Sources

Mark Perdue PA-CEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

medical misinformation sources

Medical Misinformation: The Other Pandemic – Medical Misinformation SourcesMedical Misinformation Blog Series, Part 2 of 3 In part one of this blog series on Medical Misinformation, we describe the harms associated with medical misinformation. In this post, part two, we will describe the sources of misinformation and why we are so inclined to believe it. Medical Misinformation Sources – Frauds … Read More

Risk Management Course for Medical Practitioners – “Law for Doctors” Online CME Course from Med-Challenger

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSCompany News, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Group Education, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

Management for Practitioners CME Course - Law for Doctors Online Video Course from Med-Challenger Medical Education

Risk Management for Practitioners Risk Management Video CME Course Empowers and Educates Healthcare Providers to Reduce Their Liability Risk.New “Law for Doctors” CME Course for 2020. Med-Challenger is excited to announce the release of Risk Management for Practitioners. This new “law for doctors” healthcare risk management course is developed to help physicians and other healthcare professionals understand the malpractice process … Read More

Humbled By A Virus: A Clinician Perspective From the Fight Against Covid-19

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Humbled by a Virus - Covid-19 Testimonial - humbled by a virus

Humbled By A Virus – A Clinician’s Perspective From the Ongoing Fight Against Covid-19Thoughts from the Moment of Covid-19 For the past four months, medical care in the United States, and for that matter, in the entire world, has been transformed by the Coronavirus pandemic. In New York, the health system was almost overwhelmed, intensive care units were full, and … Read More

Genetic Patterns of Inheritance – A Review of Genetics and Common Inherited Diseases

Paul Griner, MD, MACPEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Genetic Patterns of Inheritance such as Huntington's Disease, autosomal and x-linked genetic disorders

Genetic Patterns of InheritanceReviewing the Genetics Behind Huntington’s Disease and Other Inherited Disorders It’s a good idea to review patterns of inherited diseases when preparing for ABIM exams – the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) board exam or recertification examinations. Here are the most common ones along with Punnett square examples to show the probability of each combination of … Read More

Rhabdomyolysis Review – Recalling What You Learned in Cell Biology

Paul Griner, MD, MACPEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Rhabdomyolysis Review - from muscle tear to dark urine

Rhabdomyolysis – A Quick ReviewRecalling What You Learned in Cell Biology Rhabdomyolysis refers to the disintegration of striated muscle with the release of muscle cell contents into the circulation. It is a potentially fatal acute illness requiring aggressive treatment. Common causes of rhabdomyolysis include trauma, prolonged external compression, extreme exertion, and various drugs including, alcohol, cocaine, and opiates. Clinical features … Read More