It's Not "Just the Flu"

It's Not "Just the Flu"

This past month has seen the appearance and peaking of seasonal influenza in the Northern Hemisphere.  This year, a particularly early strain of flu has been causing widespread illness across all 50 of the United States.  The start (or height) of any flu season is a good time to refresh our understanding of the influenza virus, prevention strategies, testing methods, and treatment modalities.  This year, however, we also sit exactly 100 years removed from the most deadly global pandemic ever seen by humanity.  Try your hand at some flu-based trivia and take a listen to the podcast below (or on iTunes).

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Grand Rounds Recap 1.24.18

Grand Rounds Recap 1.24.18

This week's Grand Rounds started off with our monthly Morbidity and Mortality conference with Dr. Titone.  This was followed by a lecture on pediatric bloody diarrhea with Dr. Shan Modi.  Dr. Claire O'Brien then gave her Clinical Soap Box lecture on cost and waste within the healthcare system.  Dr. Kreitzer then gave an evidence based lecture on current research in sepsis and refractory septic shock, followed by our consultant of the month lecture with Dr. Anthony Blanchard from podiatry discussing foot wounds and osteomyelitis.

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Grand Rounds Recap 3.29.2017

Grand Rounds Recap 3.29.2017

Dr. Grosso kicked off Grand Rounds this week with March M&M by diving deep into some core content, including BB and CCA overdoses, influenza, massive transfusion, post-intubation hypotension, and neurological catastrophes causing cardiac arrest. Dr. O'Brien broke down coagulopathy of liver disease and DIC for us while Dr. Golden taught us about febrile seizures. Drs. McKee and Colmer talked through the evidence behind their CPQE pathway on vent management in obstructive lung disease. Drs. Liebman and Powell went head to head in a CPC case about sternal osteomyelitis to round out another excellent week of learning. 

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