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Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: A Lesson on Types and Respecting the Growth Plate

Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: A Lesson on Types and Respecting the Growth Plate

Young bone is different from mature bone – so kids’ bones break and heal differently.
The Misery – and Consequences – of Seasonal Sneezing: How to Categorize and Care for Allergies

The Misery – and Consequences – of Seasonal Sneezing: How to Categorize and Care for Allergies

Otolaryngologist Anna Butrymowicz, MD, discusses the common – and growing – problem of environmental allergies, exploring reasons for the increase and looking at the impact allergies have on overall health and quality of life.
Catching the Silent Thief of Sight: How to Identify and Manage Glaucoma in Primary Care

Catching the Silent Thief of Sight: How to Identify and Manage Glaucoma in Primary Care

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness, yet measurements of intraocular pressure may be normal and patients may have no symptoms.
Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Update

Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Update

A Better Bladder Guide: Managing Patients With Common Urinary Complaints

A Better Bladder Guide: Managing Patients With Common Urinary Complaints

This presentation from urologist Michelle Van Kuiken, MD, clearly defines overactive bladder and types of urinary incontinence, then walks through the pros and cons of treatment options – from physical therapy and meds to nerve stimulation and surgery.
Long COVID: A New Way to Look at a Growing Problem

Long COVID: A New Way to Look at a Growing Problem

Synthesizing multiple studies, pulmonologist Brian Block, MD, reveals which patients are at risk for lasting symptoms from infection with the coronavirus (it’s not who you might think).
Kids and Hormones: Identify + Investigate Endocrine Issues in the Primary Care Setting

Kids and Hormones: Identify + Investigate Endocrine Issues in the Primary Care Setting

Pediatric endocrinologist Tariq Ahmad, MD, FAAP, explains how to work up patients with suspected hormonal imbalances, including thyroid disorders, diabetes and growth disorders; discusses interpretation of common tests; clarifies when to refer; and provides guidelines for starting treatment while awaiting a consult.
The Rising Problem of Maternal Hypertension: Management Keys to a Range of Conditions

The Rising Problem of Maternal Hypertension: Management Keys to a Range of Conditions

Perinatologist Jennifer Duffy, MD, defines the categories of hypertension in pregnancy, providing criteria for diagnosis and monitoring – as well as the nuanced distinctions that inform management decision-making.
The Language of the Heart: Accurate Tachycardia Terminology and Why It Matters

The Language of the Heart: Accurate Tachycardia Terminology and Why It Matters

Pediatric cardiologist and imaging specialist Howard M. Rosenfeld, MD, FACC, makes the case for ditching “SVT” in favor of more meaningful terms, enhancing professional communication as well as the diagnostic process.
Looking at Abnormal Movement: A Neurological Language Lesson for Pediatricians

Looking at Abnormal Movement: A Neurological Language Lesson for Pediatricians

Pediatric neurologist Jenn Tu, MD, PhD, breaks down movement types in this guide to determining whether a patient needs referral and how to sum up observations in meaningful ways.
CBC: Optimizing Use of an Everyday Blood Test

CBC: Optimizing Use of an Everyday Blood Test

Hematologist Neil Dunavin, MD, a specialist in blood cancers and BMT, elucidates the commonly ordered yet imperfectly understood complete blood count, with guidance on which differential type to order and which results call for investigation.
The Pediatric Seizure: Assessing Recurrence, Answering Questions

The Pediatric Seizure: Assessing Recurrence, Answering Questions

This case-based presentation from pediatric neurologist and epilepsy specialist Ernesto Gonzalez-Giraldo, MD, sheds light on the significance of a first seizure, providing the evidence on risk of recurrence and epilepsy, and offering workup guidelines.
Screening Guidelines for Common Cancers: A Lifesaving Update

Screening Guidelines for Common Cancers: A Lifesaving Update

In just 35 minutes, hematologist-oncologist Akshiv Malhotra, MD, presents the current recommendations on cervical, breast, colon and lung cancers, breaking down the test options for each and when to start tests based on a patient’s risk.
Subfertility in Male Patients: A Specialist Illuminates Diagnosis and Care

Subfertility in Male Patients: A Specialist Illuminates Diagnosis and Care

Reproductive urologist James F. Smith, MD, MS, discusses the wide range of causes for male fertility problems, from structural abnormalities, such as varicocele, to lifestyle factors, such as tobacco use, to hormonal issues, which can arise from use of common medications and supplements.
A Shoulder to Cry On: Primary Care for Patients Complaining of Shoulder Pain

A Shoulder to Cry On: Primary Care for Patients Complaining of Shoulder Pain

Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Elly LaRoque, MD, breaks down the three most common types of shoulder injury to facilitate efficient diagnosis and clarify treatment options.
Name That Rash: A Pictorial Guide for Perplexed Pediatricians

Name That Rash: A Pictorial Guide for Perplexed Pediatricians

This presentation covers acute skin issues in children that often panic parents and puzzle pediatricians, with a focus on problems that increased during quarantine. UCSF dermatologist Renee Howard, MD, provides tips for these conditions.
Understanding Bladder-Bowel Issues in Children – and Getting Them to Happier Voiding

Understanding Bladder-Bowel Issues in Children – and Getting Them to Happier Voiding

Nurse practitioner Lucille Huang, who specializes in pediatric urology, breaks down voiding troubles in kids – a common reason for urological referrals.
COVID in Kids: Identifying High-Risk Patients and Recognizing MIS-C

COVID in Kids: Identifying High-Risk Patients and Recognizing MIS-C

Pediatric infectious disease specialist Manjiree Karandikar, MD, MBS, provides an update on COVID-19 to inform pediatric care, including a look at the variants and the level of concern they warrant. She lays out the signs that should raise suspicion of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
The Bladder Blues – and Other Treatable Pelvic Problems That Lay Patients Low

The Bladder Blues – and Other Treatable Pelvic Problems That Lay Patients Low

Alexander A. Berger, MD, MPH, FACOG, a specialist in female pelvic medicine, offers a guide to discussing, diagnosing and relieving frequently seen disorders that profoundly impact quality of life.
Sudden, Severe Headaches: Responding to the Thunderclap

Sudden, Severe Headaches: Responding to the Thunderclap

Extreme headache pain that comes on abruptly (the “thunderclap”) can signal a number of serious conditions – such as subarachnoid hemorrhage – or have a simple cause such as sexual activity or a change in medication.
The Potential of Fetal MRI: Delivering Value Now and in the Future

The Potential of Fetal MRI: Delivering Value Now and in the Future

UCSF pediatric radiology specialists address fetal MRI safety concerns and explain when to consider advanced imaging.
Cancer Preventive Care: Empower Your Patients to Take Small-But-Significant Steps

Cancer Preventive Care: Empower Your Patients to Take Small-But-Significant Steps

Patients worry about cancer but struggle to make lifestyle changes. Here’s how to discuss factors they can control and realistic steps they can take.
Don’t Lose Heart: Responding to Cardiovascular Effects of the Pandemic

Don’t Lose Heart: Responding to Cardiovascular Effects of the Pandemic

Cardiologist and echocardiographer Nisha I. Parikh, MD, MPH, discusses acute and chronic cardiovascular issues in COVID patients, and how imaging can help with early diagnosis and monitoring treatment response. She also looks at the consequences of delayed care for heart events due to patients’ pandemic-related anxiety.
Tummy Ache or Appendicitis? – Troubleshooting Common Pediatric Abdominal Conditions

Tummy Ache or Appendicitis? – Troubleshooting Common Pediatric Abdominal Conditions

Pediatric surgeon Willieford Moses, MD, offers help with identifying frequently seen conditions – from hernias to bowel obstructions to ovarian cysts – by their typical presentation in babies and children, along with guidance on which kids need imaging or a trip to the OR.

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