Primary care of the transgender patient
Introduction In this episode, I interview Jessica Rongitsch, an internist in Seattle specializing in primary care for the LGBTQ community, about hormone management (and other aspects of primary care) for the transgender patient. Although she specializes in trans* care, she believes it is well within the reach of any primary care provider. Trans* people are at increased ... Read morePrimary care of the transgender patient The post Primary care of the transgender patient appeared first on...
Exploring the Laragh method of treating hypertension
Introduction When encountering the patient with shock, we are accustomed to thinking through the possible etiologies and directing treatment accordingly. Is there a deficit of blood volume, such as from hemorrhage? Is the patient excessively vasodilated, as in sepsis or anaphylaxis? Is the shock cardiogenic? However, when faced with the hypertensive patient, we tend to ... Read moreExploring the Laragh method of treating hypertension The post Exploring the Laragh method of treating...
How to start recognizing catatonia
In this episode, I interview Heidi Combs, MD, associate professor of psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center and the course director for the University of Washington’s MS3 clerkship. We discuss the importance of recognizing catatonia in hospitalized patients on medical services, as well as her physical exam for catatonia and approach to treatment. This episode is ... Read moreHow to start recognizing catatonia The post How to start recognizing catatonia appeared first on OslerCast.