April 1, 2017

What is 'Total Oxygen Content"?  Many med students in the USMLE Step 1 course ask me this ALL THE TIME.  So in this case study, I break down what happens when one patient endures severe smoke inhalation!  
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March 1, 2017

What do you do with a patient who has progressive shortness of breath?  Is age important when evaluating a patient like this?  ABSOLUTELY!!  How long has it been going on?  We consider all of these factors in this case study from 'Beyond The Pearls'!


February 1, 2017

One of the most common topics on the board exams and USMLE is all about the HEART and CARDIOLOGY!!  I get a lot of questions about stress testing and now I'm sharing these pearls about the heart with you...from the heart!!
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January 15, 2017

This is a very common problem when we talk about managing patients in the hospital and a very common topic on the USMLE and board exams.  So, this case goes over a patient with a history of cirrohsis and shortness of breath...

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January 3, 2017

Tell me you are not intrigued with this word: Orthodeoxia.  What does that mean?  We typically get better air passage when we are standing up but some patients breathe better when they are laying down.  Why?  We take an in depth look at orthodeoxia in this case study.....

December 14, 2016

This is a common topic you will see on the U.S board exams and the USMLE.  When this patient was referred back to you by her Ophthalmologist after she presented with pain and redness of her right eye...and her Ophthalmologist diagnosed her with Uveitis...

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Case Study: Cushings Disease

July 1, 2017

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