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NHRMC Internal Med 20 Jan 14
Interesting topic for Journal Club this week, presented by . New therapy for from
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NHRMC Internal Med 16 Dec 13
Journal Club this week - two of my favorite topics: Heart Failure and Re-Admissions
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NHRMC IM PD 13 Dec 13
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
Red flag/warning symptoms for esophageal or gastric malignancy: Dysphagia, bleeding, anemia, weight loss, recurrent vomiting
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
In IBD, do first screening colonoscopy 8-10 yrs after dx and repeat every 1-2 yrs unless isolated proctitis (then interval becomes 10 yrs)
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
Screening guidelines for familial syndromes for colon cancer
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
High risk characteristics of colon polyps that require 3 yr f/u: size >1 cm, 3 or more tubular adenomas, villous or sessile polyp
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
Colon hyperplastic adenomas < 1 cm have <1% per year of progression to malignancy
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
If poor colon prep, must repeat screening colonoscopy right away, regardless of other findings
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
For colon ca, USPSTF recs colonoscopy every 10 yrs or flex sig every 5 yrs with FOBT every 3 yrs or FOBT alone every year up to age 75
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
NSAIDS, particularly aspirin, are not recommended by USPSTF for prevention of colon cancer
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
Risk factors for colon ca: fam history, hereditary syndromes, IBD, large/multiple/high grade polyps
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NHRMC Internal Med 10 Dec 13
Review of systolic murmurs, duke criteria, and jones criteria
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J. Alex Thomas, MD 5 Dec 13
The 90-second Cervical Foraminotomy: via
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NHRMC IM PD 4 Dec 13
Hanlon's Holiday Happy Hour on Friday 6pm, come ring in the holiday season!!
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Pooja Rao 5 Dec 13
Happy birthday Jen !
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NHRMC Internal Med 5 Dec 13
Abx most associated with c diff: clindamycin, flouroquinolone, penicillins. Also think about PPI and H2 blockers as risk factors.
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NHRMC Internal Med 5 Dec 13
NAP1:B1 strain of c diff associated with higher toxin production, lower cure rate, increased rate of recurrence
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NHRMC Internal Med 4 Dec 13
@hildebrandj1 Congrats on matching to Heme/Onc at East Carolina University!
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NHRMC Internal Med 3 Dec 13
Screening test for hereditary spherocytosis is osmotic fragility testing but get better sensitivity by adding EMA and AGLT testing
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