Urgent Caring Newsletter Volume 6 Issue 10


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 Chris Chao, MD

From the Editors – Tracey Davidoff, MD, FCUCM and Cesar Mora Jaramillo, MD, FAAFP, FCUCM

ECG Review: Two Easily Missed Myocardial Infarctions – Jerry W. Jones, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Antibiotic Stewardship: Focus on Otitis Media – Joseph Toscano, MD, FCUCM

Case Study: Medial Knee Pain in a Runner – Tracey Quail Davidoff, MD, FCUCM

OM: DOT Exams – Determination Pending vs. Short-term Certification – Max LeBow, MD, MPH, FACEP, FACPM

Wound Management: Taking the Mystery Out of Mattress Sutures – Patrick O’Malley, MD

Chemical Burns: Setting Up for Eye Infections – Cesar Mora Jaramillo, MD, FAAFP, FCUCM

Expert Insights

Hippo Education Contribution: Patient Labeling – The Impact of Stigmatizing of Patient Care – Victoria Pittman, MPAP, PA-C

EB Medicine: Management of Acute Traumatic Wounds and Thermal Burns, Non-Accidental Burn Injuries in Pediatric Patients

Best Practice from CUCM: Diagnosis and Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia

CUCM Position Statements:

Position #1 Corticosteroid Stewardship in Urgent Care Medicine

Position #2 Use of Chaperones in the Urgent Care Environment of Care

Urgent Updates: August/September 2022

Nirametrelvir Use and Severe COVID-19 Outcomes During the Omicron Surge

Characteristics of Electric Scooter and Bicycle Injuries After Introduction of Electric Scooter Rentals in Oslo, Norway

Asthma and the Risk of SARS-COV-2 Infection Among Children and Adolescents

Racial and Sex Disparities in Gout Prevalence Among US Adults

Minor Consent Laws for Sexually Transmitted Infection and HIV Services

Evusheld Treatment Timing Set

Over Half of Known Human Pathogenic Diseases Can be Aggravated by Climate Change

When to use Antibiotics in COVID-19: A Proposal Based on Questions

Assessment of Changes in Visits and Antibiotic Prescribing During the Agency For Healthcare – Research and Quality Safety Program for Improving Antibiotic Use and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Frequency and Characteristics of Epinephrine Use During In-Flight Allergic Events

Urgent Care Q & A

Cause for Applause: Fellows of the College of Urgent Care Medicine

Designation Statement
The Urgent Care Association (UCA) designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 3 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


Christopher Chao, Joe Toscano, Patrick O'Malley, Tracey Davidoff, Cesar Mora Jaramillo, jerry jones, Max Lebow, Victoria Pittman


39 pages

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