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Hospital & Internal Medicine lectures are intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it.
Dr. Porat is a practicing Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast Gil Porat, M.D., FACP, CPT

    • Medicine
    • 4.6, 13 Ratings

Hospital & Internal Medicine lectures are intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it.
Dr. Porat is a practicing Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

    Acute Severe Hypertension - part 1

    Acute Severe Hypertension - part 1

    • 14 min
    Acute Severe Hypertension - part 2

    Acute Severe Hypertension - part 2

    Multiple treatment issues are discussed. This includes theoretical ideal blood pressure lowering rates, oral options (for hypertensive urgency and specific populations), intravenous options (for hypertensive emergency or NPO patients), specific issues with aortic dissection, coronary syndromes, acute pulmonary edema & heart failure, labetalol, esmolol, nitroglycerin, and nitroprusside.

    • 16 min
    Acute Severe Hypertension - part 3

    Acute Severe Hypertension - part 3

    Did you know that intravenous labetalol and oral labetalol are not really similar? The great hydralazine debate. Things you must know about Clevidipine if you are going to use it.

    • 14 min
    A Plea For The Middle Ground With Covid19

    A Plea For The Middle Ground With Covid19

    • 14 min
    Interesting Studies, Facts, & Opinions - April 2020 edition

    Interesting Studies, Facts, & Opinions - April 2020 edition

    If you wonder why good food is more important than mortality and why ordering too many unnecessary consults worsens the food and doesn't impact mortality - this episode is for you. Tramadol is not well understood by many prescribers and there are some emerging facts we all need to know. A flashback to diuretic use in congestive heart failure with fluid overload and elevated creatinine is also discussed somewhere in the mix. Ohhh...and stop systematically prescribing nicotine replacement at high dosages for all hospitalized smokers.
    Stevens JP, Hatfield LA, Nyweide DJ, Landon B. Association of Variation in Consultant Use Among Hospitalist Physicians With Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries. JAMA February 21, 2020
    “Twenty Common Mistakes Made in Daily Clinical Practice” American Journal of Medicine 2020:133(01):1-3
    Cristobal Young, Xinxiang Chen, Patients as Consumers in the Market for Medicine: The Halo Effect of Hospitality, Social Forces
    Tramadol is an odd, unpredictable opioid, scientists say - By The Associated Press - December 13, 2019
     

    • 13 min
    Balkan Reflections Forged By A Virus Lockdown

    Balkan Reflections Forged By A Virus Lockdown

    World War I was partly triggered by powerful allies of various nationalities being dragged into a Balkan conflict (nationalism, of course, was another major factor). The more recent Balkan conflict is even more preposterous - and here is my attempt to humorously explain the unexplainable.  

    • 10 min

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