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MKSAP Quiz: Recent onset of fatigue and muscle weakness

He has COPD and a 55-pack-year smoking history. His only medication is an albuterol inhaler.
February 2014

Guidelines have a major problem

For systolic dysfunction we might define an inclusion ejection fraction. For COPD we should require full pulmonary function tests to define obstruction and exclude restrictive lung disease.
January 2020

Podcasts for medical students on internal medicine

We received two third-year medical students starting their IM rotation. I told them I would give them a list of podcasts that should help th...
January 2020

Teaching new interns and students--stress the basics

7. What is a COPD exacerbation? You get the idea. This time of the year, but actually at all times, make certain that the team knows the basics.
January 2020

In the advent of portable ultrasound, the stethoscope still finds use

Hearing the interval improvements in a patient's expiratory or inspiratory wheezing is essential when treating a patient with acute exacerbation of COPD.
January 2020

The fountain of youth...but at what cost?

Might a person, for example, live a long time but have fragile bones that have been compromised by a low-cal diet?
January 2020

Hedge fund to the rescue of charitable care

3. For 10 years, the 6 facilities must provide the same types and/or levels of emergency and nonemergency services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries and maintain Medi-Cal managed care contracts
January 2020

Thankful to have become an internist

dysfunction, COPD, etc.) and we can often prevent secondary complications or at least delay them.
January 2020

Ward attending notes to my younger self

Understanding makes our task much easier. A patient with COPD comes in dyspneic. ... Unless we understand the differential diagnosis of worsening dyspnea in a COPD patient, we may treat the patient incorrectly.
January 2020

Antibiotic resistance--should we blame primary care or ICU physicians?

We should not use antibiotics for colds or bronchitis (other than when complicating COPD).
January 2020

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