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!
How do SGLT2 inhibitors work? What’s the evidence for their use in patients with heart failure? And is it me or are these drugs just impossible to pronounce? Ok ok, it’s me.
How often is a documented PCN allergy legitimate? What can we do to “delabel” patients who don’t have a true allergy?
How does postop opioid prescribing in the US compare to the rest of the world? How might this information change our practice as med-peds physicians?
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?
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?
“Putting unintended pregnancies on LARC down” – Dr Berk
How does A1C relate to microvascular complications? Which medications cause glucosuria? Which medications lower the risk of macrovascular complications?
What’s the best initial anticoagulation therapy in pregnancy? Why might warfarin lead to a hypercoagulable state? When should we be using the HAS-BLED score?