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In the United States, approximately 4 in 10 adults are using some form of complementary and alternative medicine treatment (CAM). While scientific evidence exists on some of these therapies, for many there are key questions that have yet to be answered in well-designed scientific studies. Through patient cases, this talk will explore the data behind some of the most common CAM therapies.


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Get your questions answered by expert faculty in Endocrinology. You ask: we listen. You will learn practical solutions to common clinical challenges and tips to apply the latest knowledge in practice. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 8, 2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


Infectious diseases syndromes are common in primary care practices. However, staying current with relevant literature that may influence appropriate evaluation and treatment of patients with these syndromes can be difficult, given the volumes of applicable articles and diversity of journals publishing these reports. This session will present some common infectious disease scenarios and provide crucial literature updates. You will learn about how responding to histories of penicillin allergy may result in adverse patient outcomes, the proper timing of influenza vaccination, the influence of substance abuse on risk medication adherence and infectious diseases risk, the appropriate evaluation of patients with suspected cellulitis syndromes, and the role of preoperative urine screening.


0.75 CME CREDIT

This talk will focus on the ambulatory management of asthma in the adult. We will review the concept of asthma control (as opposed to severity) and how it is assessed. A systematic approach to achieving good asthma control, as developed by the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, will be reviewed. In addition, we will consider novel therapeutic approaches that have been studied since the release of the last set of guidelines in 2007, including intermittent inhaled steroids in mild asthma, anticholinergic bronchodilators, bronchial thermoplasty, and anti-IL5 monoclonal antibody.


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This talk will cover indications for anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation, matters of bridging, and anticoagulant choice based on pharmacology and availability of anticoagulation reversal.


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Using a live model, we will demonstrate a comprehensive examination of the ankle, paying particular attention to specific findings related to common problems encountered by the clinician.


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In this podcast, Dr. Shirah Vollmer outlines how delivering bad news is a skill set that is necessary for clinicians. In a time when many families and patients face loss, this is an increasingly valuable ability. This episode reviews specific techniques to improve the delivery of bad news to patients. Understanding that giving bad news can cause increased vulnerability in the clinician, this podcast will also touch on how self-care after giving bad news is essential. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/27/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In this podcast, Dr. Shirah Vollmer will discuss how the unique situation that COVID-19 puts families in can increase the risk for child abuse and neglect. Without the resources of school and the increased economic pressures families face, there can be an increase in family dysfunction. She will outline ways that clinicians can be sensitive to the special needs of a child who may be struggling during this time and how to monitor for anxiety disorders in pediatric patients. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/11/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Eye and vision complaints may result from simple problems, such as refractive error, or complex problems that may be sight- or life-threatening. This talk uses a case-based approach to discuss common eye symptoms and signs that are visible to the non-ophthalmologist. Learners will receive a framework for identifying red flags that may trigger urgent care. Discussed patient complaints will include eye pain, floaters and flashes, transient or permanent vision loss, and the red eye. Diagnoses that must not be missed will be considered during this session.


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In this episodes, we will discuss a systematic review and meta-analysis that examines outcomes from the use of furosemide compared to torsemide in patients with congestive heart failure.