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We review core medical knowledge on continuous basis in order to prepare you for the PANCE or PANRE.

We review core medical knowledge on continuous basis in order to prepare you for the PANCE or PANRE.
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We review core medical knowledge on continuous basis in order to prepare you for the PANCE or PANRE.

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English


Episodes

S2 E40 Derm Part 3

1/8/2019
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Acne Vulgaris Obstruction and inflammation of hair follicles and sebaceous glands The most common skin disease affecting 80% of the US population Sebum is an oily secretion from the sebaceous glands How it happens Follicles get clogged with sebum and keratinocytes Follicles are colonized by Propionibacterium acnes which is a normal human anaerobe Inflammation occurs […] The post S2 E40 Derm Part 3 appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:16:05

S2 E039 Dermatology part 2

12/11/2018
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Papulosquamous disorders Conditions which present with both papule and scales Lichen simplex chronicus (not on 2019 blueprint) A skin disorder characterized by repetitive itching and scratching. This may be secondary to eczema, psoriasis, bug bites, psych disorders etc. Clinical Presentation & Physical Exam findings Itching Lichenified (leathery) skin with well defined borders Labs, Studies and […] The post S2 E039 Dermatology part 2 appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:18:54

S2 E038 Dermatology Part 1

11/13/2018
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Dermatology: The beginning vocab and what not The post S2 E038 Dermatology Part 1 appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:22:19

S2 E037 Lipids

10/30/2018
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Dyslipidemia Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) (lousy) Increased LDL correlates with an increased risk of heart disease. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) (happy) Increased HDL correlates with a decreased risk of heart disease. Triglycerides An increase in triglycerides is correlated to a an increased risk of heart disease. Causes and correlations Straight out of the Merck Manual “The most […] The post S2 E037 Lipids appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:15:56

S2 E036 DM2 (time sensitive episode )

10/16/2018
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Covering Diabetes Type 2 The post S2 E036 DM2 (time sensitive episode ) appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:25:45

S2 E035 Diabetes Type 1

10/2/2018
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Diabetes type 1 and an important thing you can stop worrying about. The post S2 E035 Diabetes Type 1 appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:28:03

S2 E034 Addison’s disease

5/16/2018
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Addison’s Disease Addison’s = Primary adrenocortical insufficiency More frequently in women than in men. Causes Autoimmune problem is 80% of the cause. TB Genetic disorders Removal of adrenals Adrenal infarct Etc. Clinical findings Sparse axillary and pubic hair Hyperpigmentation of skin especially of creases or pressure areas (waistband/bra line) Hypotension, generally systolic under 110 […] The post S2 E034 Addison’s disease appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:17:30

S2 E033 Cushing’s Syndrome

5/1/2018
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The Hypothalamic, Pituitary Adrenal Axis In response to low serum cortisol or stress the hypothalamus secretes corticotropin releasing factor (CRF). In response to CRF the pituitary releases adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). In response to ACTH the adrenal glands secrete cortisol In response to elevated cortisol levels the hypothalamus decreases production of CRF Cortisol Produced by the […] The post S2 E033 Cushing’s Syndrome appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:18:49

S2 E032 The Parathyroid

4/17/2018
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Parathyroid There are four parathyroid glands located adjacent Produces parathyroid hormone (PTH) PTH increases calcium concentration in the bloodstream in response to low serum calcium Hyperparathyroidism Affects women 3:1 over men Primary Typically this is caused by an adenoma Maybe hyperplasia or carcinoma. Secondary Chronic renal failure Poor production of vitamin D which will decrease […] The post S2 E032 The Parathyroid appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:25:36

S2 E031 Thyroiditis and Thyroid Cancer

4/3/2018
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Thyroiditis Inflammation of the thyroid Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis Subacute thyroiditis Also known as granulomatous thyroiditis, de Quervain’s thyroiditis and giant cell thyroiditis Thought to be caused by a virus. Postpartum thyroiditis Believed to be autoimmune Occurs in 7.2% of women post delivery Riedel thyroiditis Invasive fibrous, woody, ligneous are […] The post S2 E031 Thyroiditis and Thyroid Cancer appeared first on Physician Assistant...

Duration:00:22:52

S2 E30 Thyroid hyper-hypo

3/20/2018
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Disorders of the Thyroid Hormones TSH = thyroid stimulating hormone Created and secreted by the anterior pituitary T4 = thyroxine T3 = triiodothyronine Primary caused by disease in the thyroid Secondary Caused by diseases in the hypothalamus or pituitary Hyperthyroidism Elevated levels of free T4 and T3 Amiodarone may cause thyrotoxicosis Causes Graves disease The […] The post S2 E30 Thyroid hyper-hypo appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:27:06

S2 E29 Arteries

3/6/2018
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Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral Artery Disease, Giant Cell Arteritis The post S2 E29 Arteries appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:37:12

S2 E028 Veins, Veins, Veins

2/20/2018
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Today we discuss Veins and some crazy spartan ways to get your work done. The post S2 E028 Veins, Veins, Veins appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:27:15

S2 E027 Atherosclerosis and Dyslipidemia: A review for the PANC

2/6/2018
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Atherosclerosis Components of atherosclerosis Lipid deposition Fibrosis Calcifications Plaque in the intima of medium and large blood vessels Atherosclerosis is the number one cause of cardiac-related death and disability. Risk Factors HTN Dyslipidemia Smoking Diabetes Advancing age Family history Males to Female = 4:1 Clinical Presentation No symptoms at all Symptoms of ischemia by location […] The post S2 E027 Atherosclerosis and Dyslipidemia: A review for the PANC appeared first on...

Duration:00:29:38

S2 E026 Finishing up Heart Murmurs for the PANCE

1/23/2018
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The rest of heart murmurs The post S2 E026 Finishing up Heart Murmurs for the PANCE appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:30:36

S2 E025 Welcome Back & Let the Murmurs Begin

1/9/2018
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Intro to Murmurs The post S2 E025 Welcome Back & Let the Murmurs Begin appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:29:31

S2 E024 Heart Block for the PANCE or PANRE

4/18/2017
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The dreaded topic of heart block and the #1 thing I recommend for the week of your exam. The post S2 E024 Heart Block for the PANCE or PANRE appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:28:58

S2 E023 Ventricular Rhythms

4/4/2017
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PVCs, Tach, Torsades and more. The post S2 E023 Ventricular Rhythms appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:26:32

S2 E022 Afib & Aflutter

3/21/2017
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Atrial fibrillation Fibrillation Muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting WITHOUT coordination The most common chronic arrhythmia Onset is PSVT before becoming chronic First event will spontaneously convert 60% of the time within the first 24 hrs Risk Factors Can occur without any risk factors Chronic HTN Coronary artery disease Valve disorders Hyperthyroid Clinical presentation […] The post S2 E022 Afib & Aflutter appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:28:28

S2 E021 Introduction to Conduction Disorders

3/7/2017
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Today we cover an introduction to arrhythmias and getting job in surgery The post S2 E021 Introduction to Conduction Disorders appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:33:06