Category: VA

07/26 VA MR: Upper GI Bleed

Please look over Dr. Fleenor’s slides for your review. In addition, you can look through the 2012 ACG ulcer bleeding management guidelines. 0726 VA MR Upper GI Bleed ACG Management of Patients With Ulcer Bleeding (2012)  

Protected: Joint Patient Safety Reporting System at the VA

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Protected: 07/25 VA MR: ABPA with Dr. Carlin

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

VA Telemetry Announcement

Starting Monday, July 30 the nursing staff will have a copy of all the patients on telemetry in the IDT room.  Please pick up your team’s copy and review this to determine if your patients still need telemetry.  Also, nursing is to discuss with you the need for continued telemetry on all your patients that …

Continue reading

07/24 VA MR: Carcinoid Syndrome

Excellent presentation Drs. Mondragon and Sinnet: 07/24 VA MR: Carcinoid Syndrome

07/23 VA MR: Plasma Cell Leukemia (Starr Morning Report)

Dr. Akers was kind enough to take leave from paternity duties this morning and share a unique  case of multiple myeloma progressing aggressively to plasma cell leukemia. The powerpoint is available for your review in addition to some literature Dr. Akers came across. 0723 VA MR Plasma Cell Leukemia de Larrea 2013 – Plasma Cell …

Continue reading

07/19 VA MR: Spinal Abscess

Dr. Ochoa presented an interesting case of neck pain with a slight twist. For your review: 071918 VA MR Spinal Abscess 2014 Literature Review of Spinal Abscess Management

Protected: 07/16 VA MR: Jeapordy

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

07/12 VA MR: Cellulitis

  Copy of the VA Antibiogram 2018. To check for updates in CPRS, go to Tools, Pathology and Labrotory Medicine, and click on Antibiogram. An Excel sheet should load up. PowerPoint for your review: 071218 VA MR Report Additionally, links to the articles Drs. Ochoa and Povian discussed: Role of Beta Hemolytic Strep in Causing Diffuse …

Continue reading

07/11 VA MR: Hyponatremia

For your review: VA Wards MR Hyponatremia Great work Drs. Payne and Worah. For more on the topic, Joel Topf, MD has a blog all about precious bodily fluids. He also gave a solid interview on Curbsiders some time ago. Enjoy!