Abstracts in Urgent Care April 2020

JUCM 0420 Abstracts  COVID-19: The Long View Quarantine Duration in Suspected COVID-19 Bedside Ultrasound Use with COVID-19 Fluoroquinolones and Arrhythmia Isopropyl Alcohol and Nausea Relief Patient Preferences Re: the ED vs Urgent Care  The Nuts and Bolts of COVID-19 Key Points: Most patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19 experience mild URI symptoms; however, the virus tends to cause disproportionately severe illness in older and chronically ill adults. Treatment is only supportive, although clinical trials of several antiviral agents are ongoing. Social isolation …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care

Take a Seat—Your Patients Will Thank You Buddy Taping vs Plaster Casting in Boxer’s Fractures Efficacy of Baclofen in Back Pain Rapid Testing for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Five- vs 10-day Treatment for Strep Throat A Better Screening Test for ACL Rupture Yijung Russell, MD Sitting During an Encounter Is an Easy Way to Increase Patient Satisfaction Key Point: If a provider sits during an encounter, the patient feels that they care more, listen more, inform better, is polite, and spends more time. Citation: Orloski CJ, Tabakin ER, Shofer FS, et …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care Medicine

Topical TXA vs Merocel in anterior epistaxis Cool Running Water Reduces Need For Skin Graft In Pediatric Burns  Efficacy Oral Ibuprofen at Various Doses for Short-Term Pain Relief Do Patients Know What Fracture Means? Tramadol’s Numerous Adverse Drug Reactions Recurrent Febrile Seizures Increase Morbidity And Mortality Yijung Russell, MD Topical TXA Is as Effective as Merocel in Stopping Anterior Epistaxis  Key point: Atomized TXA with nasal compression is as effective as Merocel in stopping anterior epistaxis with decreased rebleeding rates and should be considered as a more comfortable alternative to …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care – January 2020

The FDA on Cannabidiol Improving Diagnosis of Cluster Headache Making Tympanostomy Tube Placement Office-Friendly Nothing to Fear from NDMA? Counseling Patients on Preventing Cardiovascular Disease FDA Delves Deeper into Use of CBD Products Key point: The FDA is working to answer questions about the science, safety, and quality of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds, particularly CBD. Citation: U.S. Food & Drug Administration. What you need to know (and what we’re working to find out) about products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds, including cannabidiol (CBD). Available at: https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/what-you-need-know-and-what-were-working-find-out-about-products-containing-cannabis-or-cannabis. Accessed December …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care-December

More Advice on Inquiring About—and Assessing—Vaping and EVALI Key points: Citation: Siegel DA, Jatlaoui TC, Koumans EH, et al. Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use Associated Lung Injury—United States, October 2019.  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep.  2019;68:919–927.  Key point: Physicians should inquire about e-cig or vaping use in a nonjudgemental but thorough manner. Ask about specific products, frequency, and associated drug use. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, and local health departments …
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