PTSD: Med-Psych Presentation by Subintern Justin Moser

Coming at you with another great presentation delivered recently on the Medical-Psychiatry Unit at The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, this one on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by Justin Moser, a senior medical student doing a subinternship. He’s bringing us up to date on the latest research findings on PTSD and reminding us […]

QTc Interval Prolongation and Antipsychotics by Elysha Elson, Pharm.D., MPH

This is a superb presentation by one of our clinical pharmacists, Elysha Elson, Pharm.D., MPH, Pharmacy Practice Resident, who was working with us on the Medical-Psychiatry Unit. Elysha summarizes the important findings in the medical literature the effect of antipsychotics on cardiac conduction prolongation, otherwise known as QTc interval prolongation and the risk for a ventricular arrhythmias called torsades de pointes (literally “twisting about the points “ for […]

SIADH by UIHC Psychiatry Resident Dr. Jonathon L. Dozeman, D.O.

Dr. Jonathon L. Dozeman, DO, one of psychiatry residents rotating on the Medical-Psychiatry Unit, gave an excellent presentation on the Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH) the other day. You should not substitute information in this post or any other educational information on this blog for medical advice from your personal physician. SIADH is a common cause of low […]

Baclofen, Alcoholism Treatment, and Adverse Events: by Medical Student Robert Portley

Here’s a great med-psych presentation about baclofen for alcohol treatment by Arizona 4th year medical student Robert Portley, who we hope will consider pursuing residency at The University of Iowa. The studies about using baclofen for treatment of alcohol abuse suffer from small numbers of subjects, though any attempt at crafting good studies for this population […]

Update on Opioid Dependence in Pregnancy, by Medical Student T. J. Ridley

In order to see the gallery, click on the one of the slides, which will open up the presentation to fill the screen. Use the arrow button to scroll left and right through the slides or up and down to view the annotations. This is an update on a previous post on treating opioid dependence […]