“Scleral icterus” is a misnomer–seriously! And that’s just the first pearl in this post about hyperbilirubinemia. So put on your sunglasses and get ready for some knowledge phototherapy.
Human milk is the best stuff there is to feed an infant. How can we as pediatricians best support parents with breastfeeding/chestfeeding? How can we ensure that our language is inclusive? What local, national, and international resources are out there to best support our families?
Constipation in kiddos is common, and it’s almost always functional in etiology. What can we do about it? And what should we watch out for in the occasional case of a non-functional cause?
Secondhand smoke (SHS) can’t be good, right? Let’s take a deep dive into just how bad SHS may be…
How many people are successful in quitting smoking? What therapies are available to patients? And just how effective is varenicline anyway?
There are MANY inhalers out there. Do you feel comfortable explaining to your patients how to use theirs correctly? If not, then this is the post for you as our favorite clinical pharmacist teaches us how to use each type!
Is your patient’s target A1C less than 6.5, 7, 8, or something else? Which non-insulin diabetes medications are the best options for your particular patient?
Our residents walk us through a case of a young adult with persistent unilateral knee pain and a rash along the gluteal crease…
HTN is a *vital* topic. Dr Mahoney breaks it down for us into the nuts and bolts!
What is POCUS? What are the basics of cardiac and lung US? And what are some general tips for the beginner?