When do I get an echo on my asymptomatic patient with severe aortic stenosis? - #44
This Fast Fact reviews the pathophysiology of severe asymptomatic aortic stenosis and helps determine when to order a Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE) for diagnostic evaluation.
Chemotherapy toxicity - #37
Review toxic affects of chemo therapy on geriatric patients.
Should your patient have that oncology intervention? - #36
Diagnostic testing and treatment are determined based on ability to improve disease process or quality of life/goals of care.
Peri-operative Management of Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in the State of Wisconsin - #33
A summary of the risk factors, incidence, and survival associated with intraoperative cardiac arrest.
Interpreting Echocardiographic Changes - #24
Learn practical interpretations of echocardiographic changes.
Antiplatelet Therapy in Coronary Disease - #23
Review antiplatelet therapy in coronary artery disease.
QT Prolongation: Risk Factors and Considerations - #100
Review medical conditions and medications that can prolong QT
Geriatric Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation - #92
By assessing comorbidities, frailty and disease status in context of function and care goals, the appropriateness of cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation for geriatric patients can be determined.
Should your Patient have that Cardiac Intervention? - #26
Use geriatric assessment tools to determine appropriateness of invasive cardiac interventions.
Cardiac Causes of Syncope - #20
Review cardiac causes of syncope.
Medications in Geriatric Otolaryngology - #17
Review use and side affects of common medications for otolaryngologic diseases.
Falls Risk Factors & Interventions - #16
Identify fall risk factors and common interventions that decrease fall risk.
Fall Etiology and Assessment - #15
Learn to assess multiple factors causing falls.
Hypertension - #13
Determine blood pressure goals in older adults and possible medications.
Caution: Perioperative Surgery Medications - #12
Perioperative medication that may increase delirium risk.
Diagnosing Dementia in Acutely Ill - #11
Factors that may be clues to underlying dementia in acutely delirius patients.
Anticoagulation in the Geriatric Surgical Patient - #10
Review perioperative anticoagulation management of geriatric patients.
Assessment of Fall Risk Etiology - #1
Review assessments to consider in evaluating "falls".