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Category: Clinical Year

Journal Family Medicine : Influenza

1 month ago

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Journal Article DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1716197 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30184455 Baloxavir Marboxil for Uncomplicated Influenza in Adults and Adolescents. What is influenza? Viral infection also termed “flu” to describe respiratory or GI illness, it is a contagious that infects the nose, throat, sometimes lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way…

Self Reflection: Family Medicine

1 month ago

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  Rotating at Dr. Smalls Office in Jamaica site for my Family Medicine rotation was a wonderful experience. After my first rotation, I think my apprehension of actually seeing patients disappeared. So this time around, I was more comfortable asking questions, and delving into the history and patient complaints. My first day, Dr. Smalls did…

H&P 1

1 month ago

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Rotation 2 HP 4- bells palsy   Samer Khawaja Rotation 2, Family Medicine Street Smalls, Jamaica H&P #1   Visit Date: 02/12/2019   Patient: Ms. H Age: 42 Race: African American Informant: Pt himself, reliable.   CC: “drooping eyelid” x1 day   HPI: 42 y/o Female /c no sig PMHx presenting to clinic c/o droopy…

H&P 1

2 months ago

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Samer Khawaja Rotation 1, Ambulatory Care StatCare Hicksville H&P #1   Visit Date: 1/09/2019   Patient: Mr. S Age: 39 Race: Asian Informant: Pt himself, reliable.   CC: “irritating rash” x1 week   HPI: 39 y/o male /c no significant PMH, presents to clinic c/o rash on body x 1 week. Patient developed rash 7…

Journal Article and Summary

2 months ago

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Journal Article: journal.pntd.0005920 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29190303 Scabies in the age of increasing drug resistance Samar Khalil, Ossama Abbas,  Abdul Ghani Kibbi, Mazen Kurban   What is scabies? Infestation of skin by human itch mite (Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis) Signs and Symptoms Pruritic, pimple like papular rash Rash can be tiny blisters vesicles and scales Scratching may lead…

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