Episode 6 : Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, & Exercise Counselling in Pregnancy

Episode Written by : Kyla Freeman, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed by : Virginia Clark, FP practicing rural and urban obstetrics Hosts : Kyla Freeman (FM-PGY2), Patricia Massel (FM-PGY2), Caitlin Blewett (MS4) Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In today’s episode we explore weight, diet, and exercise. We review the complications of BMIs outside ofContinue reading “Episode 6 : Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, & Exercise Counselling in Pregnancy”

CCFP Topics: Fatigue

Written and Researched By: Jessica Dawson – PGY1 Edmonton, AB Peer Review By: Caleb Dusdal First, some definitions. Generally, fatigue is defined as feeling exhausted during or after activity, or as a feeling of not having enough energy to even start activities. You want to try to distinguish this from related complaints like daytime sleepinessContinue reading “CCFP Topics: Fatigue”

Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy : Part 2

Episode Written by : Patricia Massel Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed by : Dr. Maggie Watt (GP) & Dr. Milena Semproni (ID) Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, & Caitlin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In episode one we covered urine cultures, rubella, varicella, chlamydia, and gonorrhoea. Today we tackle HIV, Hepatitis B,Continue reading “Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy : Part 2”

Episode Thirty-Eight: Domestic Violence

Written By: Kajsa Heyes Peer Review By: Sarah Donnelly Well, domestic violence is a serious, preventable public health problem that will present in your practice. It doesn’t matter what you do or what types of patients you will see, you are likely to see pathology and social issues related to domestic violence, and if youContinue reading “Episode Thirty-Eight: Domestic Violence”

Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy: Part 1

Episode Written By : Patricia Massel, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed By : Dr. Maggie Watt (GP) & Dr. Milena Semproni (ID) Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Caitlin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In the first of this two-part episode we will review some of the basic infectious disease screening tests inContinue reading “Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy: Part 1”

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