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Clinical Pearl Wednesday #22

Have a patient with a swollen, erythematous and painful joint without injury? Do you suspect gout? Ascertain if they have had any recent changes with their medication. Drug-induced gout is one of

Who Is Your Target Market?

It is absolutely CRITICAL that you understand who your target market is for any business you decide to start. It doesn’t matter if you’re selling ice cream or prescribing testosterone replacement therapy,

Clinical Pearl Wednesday #21

Have a patient with a moderately elevated prostate specific antigen (PSA)? Do not freak out! To many providers are trigger happy with referrals, especially with an elevated PSA. Take a deep breath

Analysis Paralysis

To many people get “analysis paralysis” when they want to start a side business, buy real estate, or do anything else that requires some form of financial risk. This is especially true

Be Careful With What You Put in Your HPI

Everything you chart stems from the chief complaint and the history of present illness (HPI). This means that whatever is documented in the subjective portion of your chart needs to be addressed

Clinical Pearl Wednesday #20

Inspect your patients’ skin! Whatever a patient is complaining about, inspect the area of concern! You know how many times I have made an easy diagnosis simply by lifting a shirt and