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MedChat is the podcast that provides evidence-based continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and other providers on the go!

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MedChat is the podcast that provides evidence-based continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and other providers on the go!

    Identification and Management of Sports Related Concussions

    Identification and Management of Sports Related Concussions

    It is estimated that sports-related concussions represent 5-9% of all sports injuries. Additionally, sports-related concussions may be under reported in that they are not always recognized due to the difficulty of diagnosis. Literature reports there may be a lack of awareness of published guidelines for concussion diagnosis and management. Providers should be aware of and utilize the latest guidelines and recommendations for the identification and/or management of sports-related concussions.

    • 57 min
    Colon Cancer, Updates in Screening Guidelines

    Colon Cancer, Updates in Screening Guidelines

    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the top cancer-related deaths in the US, yet it is has been documented that implementing the latest screening protocols can reduce the incidence and mortality of CRC. In that most colon tumors develop in stages, screening can detect early-stage precancerous polyps before they become cancerous. Therefore it is critical for physicians to understand the latest screening protocols and recommendations for CRC.

    • 52 min
    Treating Challenging Personalities in Primary Care

    Treating Challenging Personalities in Primary Care

    Clinicians should be aware of patient characteristics and symptoms that are related to personality disorders and effectively address and manage when providing primary care.

    • 29 min
    Diagnosing and Managing Affective Disorders

    Diagnosing and Managing Affective Disorders

    Mental health disorders are prevalent among the United States population and can cause serious harm to patients if left untreated. Physicians should be aware of current trends in mental health diagnosis and treatment.

    • 43 min
    The Hidden Dangers of Vaping and the Pediatric Patient

    The Hidden Dangers of Vaping and the Pediatric Patient

    In this episode, we look at the epidemic of vaping, particularly as it relates to vaping-related acute lung injury (VpALI).

    • 23 min
    DEA Provider Compliance and Safe Guards, Part 2

    DEA Provider Compliance and Safe Guards, Part 2

    In part 2, we have a Q and A session with Dennis Wichern. Dennis is a retired DEA Agent who now focuses his efforts on opioid risk mitigation and compliance initiatives to protect healthcare organizations and providers nationwide.

    • 21 min

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