Urgent Caring Newsletter Volume 5 Issue 7


Urgent Caring is the official newsletter of the College of Urgent Care Medicine. A peer-reviewed publication includes editorials from UCA Board members, case studies, expert insights, Urgent Updates and more.

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Urgent Caring, a peer-reviewed publication from the College of Urgent Care Medicine, is published quarterly and includes editorials from UCA Board members, case studies, expert insights, Urgent Updates and more.

This issue will feature;

Letter from the President by Jasmeet Bhogal, MD

Editor’s Corner – Tracey Davidoff, MD, and Cesar Jaramillo, MD

Pearls from a Practicing Pediatrician – “Finding Joy in What We Do – Look to the Children” – Thomas W. Tryon, MD, MBA, FAAP, FCUCM; UCA Pediatric Section Chair, Secretary of the Board of Directors, UCA

Urgent Care Case Study – Anterior and Posterior Fat Pad Signs – Cesar Mora Jaramillo, MD, FAAFP, FCUCM

Expert Insights – COVID VACCINATIONS FOR KIDS 5-11 YEARS OF AGE Brought to you by our partners at Hippo Education, Victoria Pittman, PA-C

Best Practice Summary From The College of Urgent Care Medicine

Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis Diagnosis and Treatment

Urgent Updates – December 2021

New COVID Variant of Concern Drives Us Travel Bans

Drug Overdoes Death in the U.S. Top 100k Annually For Immediate Release: November 17, 2021

COVID Cases Hit Records in Europe, Prompting Booster Shot Rethink

Experimental Chewing Gum Could Reduce Coronavirus Spread

COVID Antiviral Pills: What Scientist Still Want To Know

Evaluation of Pharmacologic Treatments for H1 Antihistamine-Refractory Chronic Spontaneous Urticarriaa System Review and Network Meta-Analysis

AAP Updates COVID-19 Guidelines for Testing, Face Masks, Mis-C

ACG Clinical Guidelines For The Diagnosis and Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Non-Surgical Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Success of COVID Antiviral Pills Hinges On Speedy, Accurate Test

Designation Statement
The Urgent Care Association (UCA) designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim credits only commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credits may be claimed for one year from the date of release of this issue.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirement and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) though the Urgent Care Association and the College of Urgent Care Medicine. UCA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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College of Urgent Care Medicine


Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, Tom Tryon, Tracy Davidoff, Cesar Mora Jaramillo, Victoria Pittman

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18 pages