Episode 65 – Taking Things to Heart

In this episode, The Curious Clinicians took things to heart and unpacked both why rheumatic heart disease so often involves heart valves, and why the mitral valve is by far the most commonly affected. See below for our take home points and other episode information! Take Home Points CME/MOC Click here to obtain AMA PRA Category 1Continue reading “Episode 65 – Taking Things to Heart”

Episode 64 – Stopping the Shakes

Why does meperidine treat rigors? When a patient is having rigors that are causing them to desaturate or become tachypneic, you may have turned to meperidine to stop them. Meperidine is an opioid that has fallen out of common use for most indications, but remains a go-to agent for many to stop disadvantageous rigors. HowContinue reading “Episode 64 – Stopping the Shakes”