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Podcast #25: Care of a Transgender Patient

Run Time: 3 minutes Author: Dr. Mark Kozlowski Educational Pearls: There are 700,000 transgender people in US – 20-30% avoid coming to the ER because they feel uncomfortable in the ER and 25-30% are victims of some kind of abuse. It is important to refer to a transgender person by their preferred identity to improve…

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Podcast #7: Heroin Overdose and OTC Narcan

Run Time: 4 minutes Author: Dr. Donald Stader Educational Pearls: Mexico is number 2 in opium production in the world – Opioids now kill more people than car accidents in the United States. Heroine originally marketed as a less addictive form of Morphine – actually more addictive. 20 in 100,000 deaths in CO are due to…

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