Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH, FACP

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Teaching Curriculum

Core topics


COVID-19

Management


COPD


COPD (.pdf)
GOLD-2019 report (.pdf)

Coronary Artery Disease


Up-to-Date: Overview of primary prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke
Up-to-date: Chronic coronary syndrome: Overview of care

Diabetes type I


Up-to-date: Management of blood glucose in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Diabetes type II


Therapy for Diabetes and related disorders (book)
Practical Insulin by ADA (book) (or Read “Insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus” AND “Management of blood glucose in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus” from UptoDate)
Medicine Algorithm by ADA

Up-to-date: Insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus
Up-to-Date: Management of blood glucose in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus
Up-To-date: Interactive Diabetes case #17 – new diagnosis
Up-To-date: Interactive Diabetes case #16 – deterioration
Up-To-date: Interactive diabetes case #2: Switching from oral agents to insulin in type 2 diabetes

Hypertension


JNC Guidelines: JNC 8 HTN guidelines bookbooklet (.pdf)
JNC guidelines made simple_2017 (.pdf)
Full Guidelines link

Hyperlipidemia


Cholesterol guidelines at a glance
Management of LDL-C in adults without cardiovascular disease – UpToDate

Up-to-Date: Management of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in the secondary
prevention of cardiovascular disease

Common Infections in Primary Care


  • Up-to-date: Evaluation of acute pharyngitis in adults
  • Up-to-date: Acute otitis media in adults
  • Up-to-date: Uncomplicated acute sinusitis and rhinosinusitis in adults: Treatment
  • Up-to-date: Acute sinusitis and rhinosinusitis in adults: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis
  • Up-to-date: Acute bronchitis in adults
  • Up-to-date: Diagnostic approach to community-acquired pneumonia in adults

Office Orthopedics


  • Up-to-date: Physical examination of the shoulder
  • Up-to-date: Physical examination of the knee
  • Up-to-date: Musculoskeletal examination of the hip and groin

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