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Podcast 834: Peds Buckle Fractures

Contributor: Aaron Lessen, MD Educational Pearls: Torus (Buckle) fractures are a commonly encountered pediatric fracture pattern Typically presents as wrist pain secondary to a child falling on outstretched hand One edge of the bone “buckles” or bends because children’s bones are softer and more pliable Management Older studies have shown that short term immobilization with…

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Podcast 833: NS vs LR

Contributor: Travis Barlock, MD Educational Pearls: Normal Saline (NS) contains 154 mEq of both Sodium (Na) and Chloride (Cl),  and has a pH of 5.5 Normal Na and Cl in adult humans are about 140 mEq/L and 103 mEq/L. respectively   Excess negative charge resulting from hyperchloremia is managed via bicarbonate excretion leading to loss of…

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Podcast 726: Ophthalmia Neonatorum

Contributor: Peter Bakes, MD Educational Pearls: Ophthalmia Neonatorum encompasses any conjunctivitis that presents within the first 28 days of life Neonates often receive prophylactic silver nitrate eye drops for gonorrhea prophylaxis, but the drops can cause chemical conjunctivitis Etiology & Timing of Presentation: Silver nitrate conjunctivitis presents 0-2 days after birth Neisseria gonorrhae presents 2-5…

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CBHW Summit: The Cycle of Drug-Related Stigma – Implications for the Opioid Crisis

From DU’s 1st annual Colorado Behavioral Health and Wellness Summit: Contributor:  Michael Miller, Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, Jefferson County Public Health Check out this episode!

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CBHW Summit: A Strategic Framework for Addiction Medicine

From DU’s 1st annual Colorado Behavioral Health and Wellness Summit: Contributors: Judith Shlay, MD, MSPH, Associate Director, Denver Public Health, and Brooke Bender, MPH, Center for Addiction Medicine Planner, Denver Health Check out this episode!

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CBHW Summit: Safe Prescribing 101

From DU’s 1st annual Colorado Behavioral Health and Wellness Summit: Contributor:  Christopher Urbina, MD, MPH, Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Check out this episode!

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CBHW Summit: Male Mental Health – A Crisis in Public Health

From DU’s 1st annual Colorado Behavioral Health and Wellness Summit: Contributor: Jason Vitello, MSW, Behavioral Health Coordinator, Denver Public Health/CPHA Check out this episode!

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CBHW Summit: Opening Remarks from the Lieutenant Governor

Opening remarks from the current lieutenant governor of Colorado, Dianne Primavera. Check out this episode!

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CBHW Summit: Children’s Mental Health

From DU’s 1st annual Colorado Behavioral Health and Wellness Summit: Contributors: Sarah Davidon, EdD, Director of Research & Child and Adolescent Strategy, Mental Health Colorado, and Sarah Younggren, LCSW, Child & Adolescent Specialist, Mental Health Colorado Check out this episode!

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CBHW Summit: Positive Psychology and Well-Being

From DU’s 1st annual Colorado Behavioral Health and Wellness Summit: Contributor: Carl Clark, MD, President & Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Center of Denver Check out this episode!

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