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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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United States

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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 E24 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 E24 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

S2 E20 Myocardial Infarction

2/28/2017
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Covering MI and more.... The post S2 E20 Myocardial Infarction appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:23:47

S2 E019 Ischemia

2/21/2017
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Discussing ischemia and attitude for the PANRE and the PANCE. The post S2 E019 Ischemia appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:19:53

S2 E018 Endocarditis, Pericarditis and Tamponade

2/7/2017
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Learn how to finally figure out the Duke criteria. The post S2 E018 Endocarditis, Pericarditis and Tamponade appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:38:46

S2 E017 CHF and Hypotension

1/25/2017
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CHF and hypotension The post S2 E017 CHF and Hypotension appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:19:39

S2 E016 Hypertension Medications

12/13/2016
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Everything you need to know about treating hypertension to pass the PANCE or the PANRE The post S2 E016 Hypertension Medications appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:43:10

S2 E015 Black Friday Deal & Congenital Heart Defects

11/15/2016
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Congenital Heart defects for the PANCE and PANRE The post S2 E015 Black Friday Deal & Congenital Heart Defects appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.

Duration:00:30:17