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What’s Hidden in the Female Heart: Keys to Identifying Women at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Video

What’s Hidden in the Female Heart: Keys to Identifying Women at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiologist Jie Yang, MD, breaks down the evidence by age group and offers actionable steps for helping patients lower their risk.
Sinusitis Emergencies in Kids: Be Alert to Complications of a Common Condition Video

Sinusitis Emergencies in Kids: Be Alert to Complications of a Common Condition

Pediatric otolaryngologist David Conrad, MD, FAAP, provides keys to diagnosing various types of sinusitis and breaks down the serious complications that may develop in children and especially teens.
Put Your Shoulder Skills to the Wheel: An Anatomy-Based Lesson on Common Complaints Video

Put Your Shoulder Skills to the Wheel: An Anatomy-Based Lesson on Common Complaints

Sara Edwards, MD, illustrates tests for detecting specific injuries and explains when to order imaging, what images may show, and when referral to a specialist makes sense.
Fevers in Infants: Crucial Screening Guidelines From UCSF Experts Video

Fevers in Infants: Crucial Screening Guidelines From UCSF Experts

Collect pearls of wisdom from this animated discussion of triage for febrile infants, who may appear well even with a dangerous issue brewing. Our experienced pediatric emergency specialists provide advice for babies based on age and useful flowcharts help providers determine when sepsis is a concern.
A Critical Plan: Ensure Your Facility Is Prepared for Pediatric Mass Casualties Video

A Critical Plan: Ensure Your Facility Is Prepared for Pediatric Mass Casualties

Mass casualty incidents (MCI’s) happen everywhere and challenge resources, whether in established trauma centers or remote general medicine facilities.
Rheumatology Secrets: Diagnosing Inflammatory Disease in Primary Care Video

Rheumatology Secrets: Diagnosing Inflammatory Disease in Primary Care

Andrew J. Gross, MD, chief of the UCSF Rheumatology Clinic, helps providers sort out the common complaints of pain in the hand, shoulder, back and elsewhere.
Help Kids With Neural Tube Defects Live Better: How to Detect and Address Disability Video

Help Kids With Neural Tube Defects Live Better: How to Detect and Address Disability

Living Better With Spina Bifida: Opportunities to Improve Detection, Intervention and Long-Term Care While medical advances mean most patients with these anomalies are living into middle age, doctors often fail to address issues that impact quality of life.
Endocrine Tests: Keys to Interpreting Results and Identifying Issues Video

Endocrine Tests: Keys to Interpreting Results and Identifying Issues

Neuro-endocrinologist Lewis S. Blevins Jr., MD, a specialist in pituitary disorders, breaks down the complexities of hormone levels, with wisdom on how various conditions typically look both in terms of symptoms and test results.
Return-to-Play After COVID: An Update on Heart and Vaccine Concerns in Pediatric Patients Video

Return-to-Play After COVID: An Update on Heart and Vaccine Concerns in Pediatric Patients

Pediatric cardiologist Lisa Arcilla, MD, FACC, presents a timely guide to identifying youngsters at risk for cardiac involvement from COVID-19
Identifying Youngsters at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death: A Lifesaving Look at the Evidence Video

Identifying Youngsters at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death: A Lifesaving Look at the Evidence

Pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist Akash Patel, MD, breaks down the underlying conditions that can cause sudden cardiac arrest leading to death in children and young adults.
The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint Video

The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint

Among the most common reasons for seeking medical care , low back pain is best addressed when primary care and specialty providers work collaboratively.
Made in the Shade: A Sun Protection Update on Best Practices Video

Made in the Shade: A Sun Protection Update on Best Practices

Dermatologist Leon Clark Jr., MD, presents the latest evidence on which methods – from sunscreens to behavioral changes – protect skin from damage, and he sheds light on the preferences of different populations.
From Knees to Toes: Straight Talk on Common Orthopedic Abnormalities in Kids Video

From Knees to Toes: Straight Talk on Common Orthopedic Abnormalities in Kids

Pediatricians see numerous leg and foot discrepancies, ranging from simple in utero “packaging” problems to red flags for serious disorders, such as cerebral palsy.
The Robot Will Assist You Now: Better Techniques for Blocked Kidneys in Kids Video

The Robot Will Assist You Now: Better Techniques for Blocked Kidneys in Kids

Laurence S. Baskin, MD, UCSF’s chief of pediatric urology, offers an exciting look at how specialists are using the da Vinci robot to enhance the precision of pediatric pyeloplasty.
Childhood Tooth Decay: An Epidemic With Solutions Rooted in Primary Care Video

Childhood Tooth Decay: An Epidemic With Solutions Rooted in Primary Care

Pediatric dentist Ray Stewart, DMD, MS, explores the reasons so many toddlers have cavities before their first dental visit, the condition’s impact on physical health, and longstanding barriers to fixing the problem.
Constipation Frustration: How to Determine Therapy for a Diverse Diagnosis Video

Constipation Frustration: How to Determine Therapy for a Diverse Diagnosis

A common disorder with a heavy socioeconomic burden, constipation has numerous causes and is described differently by different patients.
Colon Cancer: New Screening Options and Guidelines Video

Colon Cancer: New Screening Options and Guidelines

With colon cancer increasingly found in younger patients as well as a leading cause of cancer-related death, Aparajita Singh, MD, MPH, director of the UCSF GI Cancer Prevention Program, offers an important update.
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Congenital Heart Disease: The Value and Future of Fetal Screening Video

Congenital Heart Disease: The Value and Future of Fetal Screening

With CHD often discovered in low-risk pregnancies and associated with neurodevelopmental deficits, the need for more screening and advanced techniques is clear.
Neurofibromatosis Update: The Primary Care Provider’s Role and New Hope in Treating Tumors Video

Neurofibromatosis Update: The Primary Care Provider’s Role and New Hope in Treating Tumors

Pediatric neurologist Alyssa T. Reddy, MD, director of the UCSF Neurofibromatosis Program, breaks down the complex, multisystem signs of NF1, among the most common inherited neurologic disorders.
The Sniff Test: How to Identify Chronic Sinusitis and Treat It Appropriately Video

The Sniff Test: How to Identify Chronic Sinusitis and Treat It Appropriately

Medical management of chronic sinusitis – a common, complex and costly disorder – often fails to bring patients relief. So, which treatments have value? Otolaryngologist Anna Butrymowicz, MD, FAAOA, presents an update, delineating diagnostic steps and therapeutic options, including when to consider surgery.
Concussion in Kids: Keys to Diagnosis and Recovery Optimization Video

Concussion in Kids: Keys to Diagnosis and Recovery Optimization

This guide for the primary care provider covers concussion assessment tools; explains when imaging is essential and which technologies offer the most value; and reports the latest on treatments to speed recovery, including amended perspectives on strict rest and certain medications.
How Technology, Human Values and New Scrutiny of Old Methods Are Improving Cancer Outcomes Video

How Technology, Human Values and New Scrutiny of Old Methods Are Improving Cancer Outcomes

Three surgical oncologists offer exciting news on hepatobiliary, thyroid and breast cancers. First up is a look at benefits of minimally invasive robotic surgery for rectal cancers; regional therapy for metastatic GI cancer; 3D virtual surgical planning; and biomarkers for pancreatic cysts.
Seeing Red: A Guide to Identifying and Treating the Many Causes of a Red Eye Video

Seeing Red: A Guide to Identifying and Treating the Many Causes of a Red Eye

Some bloodshot eyes require urgent care; others can be resolved with minimal treatment – or a lesson in contact lens hygiene. Ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon Melissa Neuwelt, MD, breaks down the causes.

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