What ’ s on USMLE Step 1?
By BRYAN CARMODY Recently, I was on The Accad and Koka Report to share my opinions on USMLE Step 1 scoring policy. (If you’re interested, you can listen to the episode on the show website or iTunes.) Most of the topics we discussed were ones I’ve already dissected on this site. But there was an interesting moment in the show, right around the 37:30 mark, that raises an important point that is worthy of further analysis. __ ANISH: There’s also the fact that nobody is twisting the arms of program directors to use [USMLE Step 1] scores, correct? Even in an era when y...
Source: The Health Care Blog - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Liu Tags: Medical Education Medical Practice Physicians Bryan Carmody Step 1 USMLE Step 1 Source Type: blogs

Fluids and electrolytes: Polyuria, polydipsia, and diabetes insipidus
Sabrine Elkhodr Fluids and electrolytes: Polyuria, polydipsia, and diabetes insipidus In this video Joel Topf looks at how you can easily differentiate between different types of diabetes insipidus. (Source: Life in the Fast Lane)
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - April 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sabrine Elkhodr Tags: Medmastery Podcast Central Diabetes Insipidus Fluids and Electrolytes Joel Topf polydipsia Polyuria Source Type: blogs

Critical Care Compendium update
LITFL’s Critical Care Compendium is a comprehensive collection of pages concisely covering the core topics and controversies of critical care. Currently there are almost 1,500 entries with more in the works… Some pages are more developed than others, and all the pages are being constantly revised and improved. Links to new references and online resources are added daily, with an emphasis on those that are free and open access (FOAM!). These pages originated from the FCICM exam study notes created by Dr Jeremy Fernando in 2011, and have been updated, modified and added to since. As such will be partic...
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - November 17, 2013 Category: Emergency Medicine Doctors Authors: Chris Nickson Tags: Critical Care Compendium Education eLearning Emergency Medicine Featured CCC LITFL collection Source Type: blogs

Healthcare Update Satellite — 05-29-2013
More HealthCare Updates from around the web are at my other blog at http://drwhitecoat.com. Next on the FDA hit list … sleeping pills. Number of ED visits related to Ambien prescriptions triples between 2005 and 2010. Connecticut emergency department declares influx of intoxicated patients from nearby concert venue a “scheduled mass-casualty situation” and a public health issue as sometimes more than 90 patients are taken to local emergency departments in various states of drunkenness. I used to work at a trauma center near a concert venue. The worst concerts during those days were “OzzFest&rd...
Source: WhiteCoat's Call Room - May 29, 2013 Category: Emergency Medicine Doctors Authors: WhiteCoat Tags: Healthcare Update Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes insipidus is an endocrine disease marked by: Pathophysiology of diabetes insipidus 1) clinical state marked by excessive production of dilute urine 2) caused by decreased secretion or activity of arginine vasopression 3) occurs in primary, secondary (or primary polydipsia), nephrogenic, gestational, and congenital forms The post Diabetes Insipidus appeared first on InsideSurgery Medical Information Blog. (Source: Inside Surgery)
Source: Inside Surgery - April 20, 2013 Category: Surgeons Authors: Editor Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs