Intern Ambulatory Block

Intern Ambulatory Block Course Content

Orientation Slide Show

Schedules

EKG packet

Articles

Alternative Meds

Risk-Benefit Profile of Commonly Used Herbal Therapies:Ginkgo, St. John’s Wort, Ginseng, Echinacea, Saw Palmetto, and Kava

Herbal Remedies

Asthma/ COPD

Diagnosis and Management of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians

Current Concepts:Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Drug Therapy:Asthma

In the Clinic:Asthma

In the Clinic:COPD

Back Pain

Diagnostic Imaging for Low Back Pain:Advice for High-Value Health Care from the American College of Physicians

Diagnosis and Treatmennt of Low Back Pain:A Joint Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society

In the Clinic:Low Back Pain

Medications for Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain:A Review of the Evidence for an American Pain Society/ American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline

Nonpharmacologic Therapies for Acute and Chronic Low Back Pian:A Review of the Evidence for an American Pain Society/ American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline

Being a Doctor

Public Expectations and Attitudes for Annual Physical Examinations and Testing

The Effect of Unmet Expectations among Adults Presenting with Physical Symptoms

CAD/ CHF

Evaluation of Primary Care Patients with Chronic Stable Angina:Guidelines from the American College of Physicians

Primary Care Management of Chronic Stable Angina and Asymptomatic Suspected of Known Coronary Artery Disease:A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians

Medical Progress:Unstable Angina Pectoris

Primary Care:Evaluation of the Patient with Acute Chest Pain

Clinical Problem-Solving:A Change of Heart

In the Clinic:Heart Failure

Clinical Practice:Systolic Heart Failure

Clinical Practice:Noninvasive Tests in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease

Common Cold/ URI’s

Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Treatment of Acute Respiratory Tract Infections in Adults:Background, Specific Aims, and Methods

Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Treatment of Nonspecific Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Adults

Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Acute Sinusitis in Adults

Clinical Practice:Allergic Rhinitis

Clinical Practice:AcuteBronchitis

In the Clinic:Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Changing Use of Antibiotics in Community-Based Outpatient Practice, 1991-1999

Images in Clinical Medicine:Streptococcal Pharyngitis

Clinical Practice:Streptococcal Pharyngitis

Dementia

Current Pharmacologic Treatment of Dementia:A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians

Diabetes

Therapeutics:Intensive Glucose Control Increased Mortality and did not Prevent CV Events Compared with Standard Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes (ACCORD)

Effects of Intensive Glucose Lowering in Type 2 Diabetes (The Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Study Group)

Review:Effect of Antihyperglycemic Agents Added to Metformin and a Sulfonylurea on Glycemic Control and Weight Gain in Type 2 Diabetes:A Network Meta-Analysis

Drug Therapy:Prevention and Treatment of the Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

In the Clinic:Type 2 Diabetes

Clinical Practice:Initial Management of Glycemia in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Reduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabtes with Lifestyle Intervention or Metformin

Review:Pharmacologic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

Dizziness

Clinical Practice:Vestibular Neuritis

Ethics

“Allow Natural Death” vs. “Do Not Resuscitate”

New Designation for Allowing A Natural Death (“A.N.D.”) would Eliminate Confusion and Suffering When Patients are Resuscitated Against their Wishes

GERD

Clinical Practice:Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Headache

Clinical Practice:Chronic Daily Headache

Case 36-2008:A 59-Year-Old Man with Chronic Daily Headache

Therapeutics:Review:Some drugs are effective for preventing Migraine Headache; Limited Evidence Exists on the Relative Effectiveness of Drugs

In the Clinic:Migraine

Pharmacologic Management of Acute Attacks of Migraine and Prevention of Migraine Headache

Hypertension

Major Outcomes in High-Risk Hypertensive Patients Randomized to Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor or Calcium Channel Blocker vs Diuretic:The Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT)

Clinical Practice:Initial Treatment of Hypertension

The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure:The JNC 7 Report

Pathogenesis of Hypertension

In the Clinic:Hypertension

Interviewing

“Tell Me About Yourself”: The Patient-Centered Interview

Kidney Disease

In the Clinic:Chronic Kidney Disease

Obesity

Changes in Diet and Lifestyle and Long-Term Weight Gain in Women and Men

Pharmacologic and Surgical Management of Obesity in Primary Care:A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians

In the Clinic:Obesity

Screening for Obesity in Adults:Recommendations and Rationale (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force)

Screening and Interventions for Obesity in Adults:Summary of the Evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Osteoporosis

Pharmacologic Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures:A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians

Palliative Care

Communicating with Dying Patients Within the Spectrum of Medical Care From Terminal Diagnosis to Death

Strategies for Culturally Effective End-of-Life Care

Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve the Palliative Care of Pain, Dyspnea, and Depression at the End of Life: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians

Evidence for Improving Palliative Care at the End of Life:A Systematic Review

Redefining the “Planning” in Advance Care Planning:Preparing for the End-of-Life Decision Making

Talking It Out:Helping our Patients Live Better While Dying

Pelvic Examination

Pelvic Examination

Video

Pulmonary Embolism

Performance of 4 Clinical Decision Rules in the Diagnostic Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Primary Care

Going into Primary Care

 

Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature

I – How to Get Started

IIa – Therapy or Prevention – Validity

IIb – Therapy or Prevention – Clinical Use

IIIa – Diagnostic Tests – Validity

IIIb – Diagnostic Tests – Clinical Use

IV – How to use an Article on Harm

V – How to Use an Article About Prognosis

VI – How to Use an Overview

VIIa – Clinical Decisions Analysis – Validity

VIIb – Clinical Decisions Analysis – Clinical Use

VIIIa – Clinical Practice Guidelines – Validity

VIIIb – Clinical Practice Guidelines – Clinical Use

UTI/ STD/ Vaginitis

In the Clinic:Vaginitis and Cervicitis

Lecture Power Points

Back Pain

Diabetes

Diabetes Registry

Back Pain

Common Cold

Obesity

Cognitive Errors in Medicine

Note Writing

Cases for Discussion

Asthma/ COPD

Back Pain

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Artery Disease

Diabetes

Dizziness

Headache

Hypertension

Sexually Transmitted Diseases