Apr 25, 2021
Written By: Chris Cochrane, FM Resident in Medicine Hat
Peer Review By: Kevin Duncan, EM Resident in Kelowna
a) In a patient having a seizure:
Ensure proper airway control (e.g., oropharyngeal airway or nasal trumpet, lateral decubitus to prevent aspiration).
b) Use drugs (e.g., benzodiazepines,...
Apr 18, 2021
Researched By: Caleb Dusdal
Expert Review By: Dr Todd Hill
When counselling a patient:
- Set clear therapeutic goals with the patient,
- Allow adequate time,
- Evaluate your own skills,
- Recognize when you are approaching or exceeding boundaries,
- Recognize when your beliefs or biases may interfere...
Apr 11, 2021
CCFP 105 Key Topic: Cough
Written & Researched By: Kajsa Heyes
Peer Review By: Hermeen Dhillon
In patients presenting with an acute cough:
a) Include serious causes in the differential diagnosis.
b) Diagnose a viral infection clinically, principally by taking an appropriate history.
c) Do not treat...