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Episode 28: Clinical Care Tips - More on MSK Chief Complaints, Improving Your Skills and Thinking Outside the Box

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Release Date: 12/20/2021

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Episode 90: Approach to The Child With (possible) Toxic Ingestion show art Episode 90: Approach to The Child With (possible) Toxic Ingestion

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Toxic ingestions are always on my differential diagnosis of any child with acute onset "odd symptoms". That is why I invited Dr. Brian Schultz to discuss this important (and often challenging) topic.

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Episode 89: Clinical Care Tips – Normal Exam, Worst Case Scenarios and Taking Risks show art Episode 89: Clinical Care Tips – Normal Exam, Worst Case Scenarios and Taking Risks

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Sometimes (it is not often), a normal physical exam is actually more concerning, why it is a good idea to be pessimistic? and how to be comfortable with risks?    

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Episode 88: What Are PEM Facility Directors Look for In Their Teams Members They Hire and What Are Their Challenges show art Episode 88: What Are PEM Facility Directors Look for In Their Teams Members They Hire and What Are Their Challenges

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What do our “future bosses” look for in their candidate and how can we become a more competitive applicants for our next job?. I discuss that and other important questions with Dr. Todd Zimmerman a PEM attending in Las Vegas.  

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Episode 87: Clinical Care Tips - Testing, Asking the Right Questions and What Not To Do show art Episode 87: Clinical Care Tips - Testing, Asking the Right Questions and What Not To Do

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Sometimes there are "odd reasons" for using a test, Getting a good history is key and some questions are more important than others and a bit about knowing what not to do.        Please consider contributing to PEM Rules at https://ko-fi.com/pemrules And check out     Copyright PEM Rules LLC       DISCLAIMER By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use these resources as medical advice to treat any medical conditions in either yourself or others, including, but not limited to, patients that you are treating. Consult your own physician for any...

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Episode 86: Emergencies in the Primary Care Office. What to Do and When to Send? show art Episode 86: Emergencies in the Primary Care Office. What to Do and When to Send?

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Just like I lost many of my “primary care” skills many primary care pediatrician feel uncomfortable treating emergencies or urgencies in their office. That is why I had a discussion with Dr. Noah (from a previous PEM Rules episode) about what to do when these situations arise.     Please consider contributing to PEM Rules at https://ko-fi.com/pemrules And check out     Copyright PEM Rules LLC       DISCLAIMER By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use these resources as medical advice to treat any medical conditions in either yourself or others,...

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Episode 85: Clinical care Tips – Intermittent Conditions, being a Trainee and Starting with The Basics show art Episode 85: Clinical care Tips – Intermittent Conditions, being a Trainee and Starting with The Basics

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What do you do when the patient in front of you has no symptoms (at the moment). Why you should enjoy being in training and what all of us PEM clinicians should know very well.    Please consider contributing to PEM Rules at https://ko-fi.com/pemrules And check out     Copyright PEM Rules LLC     DISCLAIMER By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use these resources as medical advice to treat any medical conditions in either yourself or others, including, but not limited to, patients that you are treating. Consult your own physician for any medical issues...

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Episode 84: Interesting Case In the Peds ER.  By Codey Pedersen show art Episode 84: Interesting Case In the Peds ER. By Codey Pedersen

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What do you do when a teenager with odd (and concerning) neurological symptoms walks into you ER and how do you apply the PEM Rules to work him up step by step?

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Episode 83: Clinical Care Tips – Your Limited Exam, the Patient’s Trust and Your Compassion show art Episode 83: Clinical Care Tips – Your Limited Exam, the Patient’s Trust and Your Compassion

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Often times I see none verbal patients (be it newborns or children who are neurologically devastated) who come in by EMS or perhaps their parents / caregiver. In those situations, I find it important to be more conservative. How do I gain the parent’s trust? Simple gain the child’s first.  

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Off Schedule Episode: (Another) Case of Pediatric Acute Pneumonia show art Off Schedule Episode: (Another) Case of Pediatric Acute Pneumonia

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Hours after last weeks episode was published I heard from Dr. Jay Fisher about a very similar (and unfortunate) case one of his APP's had in their ED. I decide to bring Jay to the show (again) to discuss the case so we can all learn from this experience.  Below is the link to the patient's Chest X rays.     Please consider contributing to PEM Rules at https://ko-fi.com/pemrules And check out     Copyright PEM Rules LLC DISCLAIMER By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use these resources as medical advice to treat any medical conditions in either yourself or...

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Some good rules about musculoskeletal chief complaints, how they relate to previous rules, how to always improve your skills and a reminder to think outside the box.