The Known and the Unknown

The Known and the Unknown

There are really only two things that medical providers do when it comes to medical care, diagnose and treat.  Every challenge that is not administrative can generally fall into…

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Medical Abbreviations

Medical Abbreviations

Medical abbreviations.  We all use them.  And why wouldn’t we?  They save us time and they have even become understandable to many of our patients.  The amount of time…

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Hocus POCUS

Hocus POCUS

Bedside ultrasound, also known as point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), is becoming increasingly relied upon in the medical field.  Medical providers rely on POCUS to diagnose disease, monitor progress and perform…

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Setting the Agenda

Setting the Agenda

What can I do for you today?  What seems to be the problem?  How can I help? These are all common ways providers start their encounters. The first few…

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The SOAP Note – One-Liner

The SOAP Note – One-Liner

The assessment and plan section of the medical soap note is perhaps the most important section of the SOAP note.  A well-constructed assessment and plan section usually takes the…

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