Month: October 2020

Self-Care: “It is solved by walking”

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.

Name that rash!

Check out this week’s mystery rash–this week a nail lesion! What is it? What causes it? And how do we treat it?

Self-care: “SAD” no more

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.

Toxic ingestions: prevention and work-up!

Which health supervision visits are ideal for PCPs to discuss safe storage of medications and household products? What work-up should we pursue for ingestions? What’s the difference between a urine drug screen and a serum comprehensive drug screen?

Self-Care: All the Small Things

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.

Cervical Cancer Screening!

Rumara comes to the office at age 32yo for her first physical since age 18yo. She doesn’t think she has received the HPV vaccination. She wants to know about screening options. She also is recently divorced and hoping to become more sexually active.

Breast Cancer Screening!

How do we assess breast cancer risk? How good of a screening tool are mammograms? How often should we screen? How should we approach shared decision making?

Lung Cancer Screening!

Case: 65yo man with 40 pack year smoking history, who still smokes but has cut back to 1-2 cigarettes per day. Should he be screened for lung cancer?