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Articles for September 6-9, 2021

Selected articles for Primary Care Providers
Collected By Dr. Bruce Peyser
HYPERTENSION

Hypertension
Annals of Internal Medicine-In the Clinic Series

Impossible to summarize.  This is a MUST READ for all providers, all learners.  Reviews goals, meds, how to manage resistance, hard to control bp. Think about and look for secondary causes if you can’t get pt to the goal.  But oftentimes, the bp is measured incorrectly, and or patients don’t always take all the meds properly that we prescribe to them.


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INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Hard to Swallow
NEJM-Interactive Case

I love working through these cases in an interactive fashion.  This is a case of a young woman presenting with trouble swallowing- something that we could see in any of our 40+ sites within Duke Primary Care.


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PHARMACOLOGY

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome-Outpatient Management
American Family Physician

I have yet to wean an alcoholic patient completely off their alcohol in an outpatient setting.  This article details how we might better support outpatients and mentions items we should be monitoring for along the way.


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HEPATOLOGY

Care of the Patient with Abnormal Liver Function Tests
Annals of Internal Medicine-In the Clinic

A great review of alcoholic liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, autoimmune hepatitis, and more.


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NEPHROLOGY

Urinary Stone Disease will Rock your World
Curbsiders podcast

https://thecurbsiders.com/podcast/298
This is a fun session to listen to, quite high yield.

 
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