Month: September 2020

Self-Care: Music to my Ears

Life can be unpredictable and chaotic, especially these days. It is important to take time for yourself. Like most things in life, self-care is on a spectrum. It looks different for each of us. Whatever you need is what it is.

Hyperthyroidism!

What’s the difference between thyrotoxicosis and hyperthyroidism? What exam maneuvers can we utilize in hyperthyroidism? What’s neonatal Graves disease?

Self-care: the RBG work-out!

Life can be unpredictable and chaotic, especially these days. It is important to take time for yourself. Like most things in life, self-care is on a spectrum. It looks different for each of us. Whatever you need is what it is.

Neck masses in kids

How often are neck masses benign in kids? What’s the DDx? And when should we worry?

Self-Care: Tonglen

Life can be unpredictable and chaotic, especially these days. It is important to take time for yourself. Like most things in life, self-care is on a spectrum. It looks different for each of us. Whatever you need is what it is.

Emergency Contraception!

You are on clinic call. A 19yo woman calls asking for advice. She finished her last pack of birth control pills two weeks ago and did not pick up a refill. Last night she had sex with her boyfriend without using contraception. She does not wish to be pregnant. What can you recommend to reduce her risk of pregnancy?

OCP!

OCPs are the most popular form of contraception overall. How effective are they? What are the contraindications? What should patients do if they miss a dose?