A Listening Ear

Listening is a really important skill for any medical professional. We need to be able to assign meaning to the utterances our patients make in order to assess and then treat their condition appropriately. So, I have challenged myself and now in turn challenge you take one (yes, just one) of the 5 practices to … Continue reading A Listening Ear

Science Under Siege

EPA Science Under Scrutiny by Trump Political Staff as originally seen on Star Tribune I try really hard to not let politics bleed over into this blog; however, I cannot stay silent on this. Please watch the below video. Here are a few blurbs from that video that at important: “You’re not entitled to your … Continue reading Science Under Siege

New Blood Pressure Goals Not One-Size-Fits-All

Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension in Adults Aged 60 Years or Older to Higher Versus Lower Blood Pressure Targets: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians as originally seen in The Annals of Internal Medicine A new clinical practice guideline for the pharmacologic management of high … Continue reading New Blood Pressure Goals Not One-Size-Fits-All

CCU Alert!: International Stroke Conference 2017

Who: Physicians, Nurses, PT, OT, SLP, EMT, Research tech What: International Stroke Conference 2017 When: February 22-24, 2017 Where: Houston, Texas Why: “This 2½-day conference features more than 1,500 compelling presentations in 21 categories that emphasize basic, clinical and translational sciences as they evolve toward a better understanding of stroke pathophysiology with the goal of … Continue reading CCU Alert!: International Stroke Conference 2017