Hypertension: General Treatment – Family Medicine | Lecturio

And what about secondary hypertension? When do you see that? I think a secondary hypertension, it’s rare. It’s only up to 10% of cases of hypertension. It’s probably less than that. But especially, in a middle-aged adult, when they come in with a very high blood pressure, and particularly a blood pressure that’s not well controlled on initial […]

Hypertension: Diagnosis – Family Medicine | Lecturio

All right. Now, we’re going to discuss hypertension, which is one of the most common diagnosis in my practice. And unfortunately, across the United States, hypertension is getting more common as our population ages and also gets heavier. So, it’s really important to understand hypertension, its diagnosis and management. And that’s exactly what we’re about to do. So, […]

Basic Principles – Family Medicine | Lecturio

And so now we’re going to be discussing the principles and philosophy of my specialty family medicine. And in particularly how that applies to United States Medical Licensing Examination. Because I think it is important to understand some of the background. It will influence the types of answers that you see on the exam. And I believe the […]

Upper Respiratory Infections – Family Medicine | Lecturio

So, let’s return to our coughing man. So, we’ve added to his history now. He’s got non-productive cough. It’s slightly worse at night. He has sore throat and malaise. In addition, he’s had no shortness of breath, no facial pressure. He took care of a grandchild two weeks ago and she had an upper respiratory infection. He has […]