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Emergency Medicine – Trauma: By Kaushal Shah M.D.

Emergency Medicine – Trauma: By Kaushal Shah M.D.

Trauma comes in two basic varieties: blunt trauma and penetrating trauma. Nonetheless, major trauma patients should always be approached the same way: primary survey followed by a secondary survey. Don’t let the blood and gore distract you. The primary survey entails a systematic assessment using ABCDE in order to identify the true life-threatening injuries and […]

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Tips for Taking Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

Tips for Taking Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

[NARRATOR] Meet America’s adults over 65. Seventy percent of them have high blood pressure… and nearly fifty percent of those don’t have it under control. Even with Medicare Part D coverage, about 5 million adults aren’t taking their blood pressure medicines as directed. So why does that matter? Because high blood pressure is one of […]

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