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COVID Update: Experts Answer Questions on Boosters, Everyday Risks and What the Future Holds Video

COVID Update: Experts Answer Questions on Boosters, Everyday Risks and What the Future Holds

An expert panel mines the latest data to discuss the COVID-related issues on patients’ minds
Strategies for Chronic Pain in Kids: Using Ketamine to Advantage Video

Strategies for Chronic Pain in Kids: Using Ketamine to Advantage

Pediatric anesthesiologist Stephen Long, MD, discusses treating pain from long-term conditions, such as sickle cell disease.
Menopause Management: New Strategies That Improve Women’s Lives Video

Menopause Management: New Strategies That Improve Women’s Lives

OB-GYN and reproductive health specialist Michael Policar, MD, MPH, offers an evidence-based guide to easing the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause.
Knotty Problems of the Neck: A Guide for Primary Care Video

Knotty Problems of the Neck: A Guide for Primary Care

Endocrine surgeon Wen T. Shen, MD, MA, offers guidance on everything from physical exams to presurgical workups, including key factors in risk assessment, when to order imaging (and what type), and how to pick up on hyperparathyroidism, an underdiagnosed disorder with wide-ranging symptoms.
Minimally Invasive Heart Repair: The Future Is Now Video

Minimally Invasive Heart Repair: The Future Is Now

Three UCSF specialists shine a light on the rapidly evolving world of minimally invasive heart surgery, giving the evidence on risks and outcomes.
Optimizing the Health of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Guide for Primary Care Video

Optimizing the Health of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Guide for Primary Care

Hematologist-oncologist Robert Raphael, MD, director of the Pediatric Survivorship Program, lays out keys to protecting these patients’ physical as well as mental health.
Shining a Light on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: New Hope for Better Lives Video

Shining a Light on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: New Hope for Better Lives

Pediatric critical care specialist Jeffrey R. Fineman, MD, breaks down a complex condition with wide-ranging symptoms in babies and children.
Complex Drugs, Complex Patients: Navigating New Options for Diabetes Management Video

Complex Drugs, Complex Patients: Navigating New Options for Diabetes Management

Robert J. Rushakoff, MD, helps providers get up to speed on the latest drugs, explaining benefits, crucial caveats, and factors ranging from expense to nonadherence.
Better Asthma Management: An Expert on Risk-Reducing Strategies Video

Better Asthma Management: An Expert on Risk-Reducing Strategies

Pediatric pulmonologist Ngoc Ly, MD, MPH, unpacks the latest evidence on asthma medications and regimens for controlling symptoms and reducing emergency visits.
Proven, Practical Prevention: Lower Your Patients’ Cancer Risks – and Anxiety Video

Proven, Practical Prevention: Lower Your Patients’ Cancer Risks – and Anxiety

In this second part of her series on lifestyle and cancer, medical oncologist Natalie Marshall, MD, offers evidence-based answers to common questions on diet, sleep, and other risk-related factors.
Diagnose and Treat Hip and Knee Arthritis: An Expert on Life-Changing Strategies Video

Diagnose and Treat Hip and Knee Arthritis: An Expert on Life-Changing Strategies

Orthopedic surgeon Jeff Barry, MD, presents a guide to identifying and managing the all-too-common conditions of hip and knee arthritis, with a wealth of tips on assessing histories, performing physical exams and ordering imaging studies.
How to Handle Hernias: A Pediatric Expert’s Guide to Emergencies Versus Wait-and-See’s Video

How to Handle Hernias: A Pediatric Expert’s Guide to Emergencies Versus Wait-and-See’s

Here’s help with distinguishing hernias from hydroceles and knowing when delaying the repair is wise. Pediatric surgeon Aaron R. Jensen, MD, FACS, FAAP, offers a straightforward diagnostic method, surprising tips on imaging, and the evidence on anesthesia’s risks and long-term repercussions for the very young.
Accidental Adrenal Findings: How to Identify the Serious “Incidentaloma” Video

Accidental Adrenal Findings: How to Identify the Serious “Incidentaloma”

In this guide to working up adrenal masses, endocrinologist Chienying Liu, MD, clears away the confusion on screening and interpretation of results. She provides usable flowcharts and tables showing appropriate tests to order as well as guidelines on testing protocols that optimize accuracy.
Adolescent Isolation, Anxiety and Anger: How to Manage COVID’s Heightening Effects Video

Adolescent Isolation, Anxiety and Anger: How to Manage COVID’s Heightening Effects

Child and adolescent psychiatrist Petra Steinbuchel, MD, discusses the ongoing behavioral fallout from the pandemic, presenting the evidence on increases in mental health problems among adolescents.
Aortic Abnormalities: How to Identify Pediatric Patients at Risk Video

Aortic Abnormalities: How to Identify Pediatric Patients at Risk

Pediatric cardiologist Emilio Quezada, MD, discusses signs that a young patient should be evaluated for genetic syndromes associated with thoracic aorta dilation and aneurysm.
Navigate the Labyrinth of Eating Disorders: An Expert on Detection and Therapy Video

Navigate the Labyrinth of Eating Disorders: An Expert on Detection and Therapy

Drawing on extensive experience, Sasha Gorrell, PhD, part of the UCSF Eating Disorders Program, describes how to recognize and distinguish types of eating disorders, shedding light on common comorbidities and pointing out diagnostic pitfalls.
The Incidental Adrenal Mass: Workup Guide for a Common Finding Video

The Incidental Adrenal Mass: Workup Guide for a Common Finding

A frequent guest star on abdominal images taken to assess other conditions, an adrenal mass may be benign or serious, such as pheochromocytoma – making workup essential.
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.
Breathing Easier: An Update on Diagnosis and Management of Asthma Video

Breathing Easier: An Update on Diagnosis and Management of Asthma

Allergist and immunologist Monica Tang, MD, discusses keys to distinguishing asthma from other disorders.
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.

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