Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast
Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast
Gil Porat, M.D., FACP, CPT
Intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it. Dr. Porat is a practicing Colorado Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Hyponatremia etiology by history and physical
Hyponatremia remains a challenging topic for many because they are trying to memorize algorithms and numbers. You can usually nail the etiology by history & physical and a brief chart review.
Dec 23, 2020
29 min
Cytokine Storm - part 1
If you use the term 'cytokine storm' and don't really know what you mean by it, you are far from unique. Let me help to try and clarify it for you just a bit.
Dec 1, 2020
5 min
Cytokine Storm - part 2
Do you know what CRP is (other than saying it is an inflammatory marker)? Should we always shut down cytokines? If so, how? Why should we avoid giving a glucocorticoid to a COVID patient before they develop an elevated CRP or hypoxia? So many questions! A few answers are provided.
Dec 1, 2020
12 min
Covid Treatment (for Hospitalized Patients) Update
Dealing with hypoxia, anticoagulation, steroids, Remdesivir, VTE, self-proning, labs, plasma, etc. I do not get into the epidemic numbers or politics or vaccines or outpatient treatments (this is really a HOSPITALIZED TREATMENT discussion for frontline providers in hospitals). Some of what is discussed is likely going to change over the next months, as has often been the case with COVID19.
Nov 29, 2020
30 min
The Most Important Person That Lived For Our Health and Wellbeing
Nov 27, 2020
31 min
Acute Severe Hypertension - part 2
Multiple treatment issues are discussed. This includes theoretical ideal blood pressure lowering rates, oral options (for hypertensive urgency and specific populations), intravenous options (for hypertensive emergency or NPO patients), specific issues with aortic dissection, coronary syndromes, acute pulmonary edema & heart failure, labetalol, esmolol, nitroglycerin, and nitroprusside.
Apr 28, 2020
16 min
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