It’s estimated that about two billion people worldwide are infected with mycobacterium tuberculosis, often just shortened to tuberculosis or simply ‘TB’. Two billion is a ton of people, but even though they’re infected, that doesn’t mean all those people have symptoms, the vast majority, about 90-95%, aren’t even aware they’re… Continue Reading Tuberculosis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

– Hello, my name is Dr. Vineet Chopra and I’m here today to talk to you about abdominal pain. This is coming from the Saint-Chopra Guide to Inpatient Medicine that I wrote with my colleague and research mentor Dr. Sanjay Saint. This is the Fourth Edition and this video is… Continue Reading Abdominal Pain: The Saint-Chopra Guide to Inpatient Medicine, 4th Edition

It’s estimated that about two billion people worldwide are infected with mycobacterium tuberculosis, often just shortened to tuberculosis or simply ‘TB’. Two billion is a ton of people, but even though they’re infected, that doesn’t mean all those people have symptoms, the vast majority, about 90-95%, aren’t even aware they’re… Continue Reading Tuberculosis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Omadacycline is a new antibiotic in the tetracycline class that blocks protein synthesis. It is active against a number of pathogens that commonly cause community-acquired bacterial pneumonia including strains that are resistant to a number of antibiotics. The OPTIC Trial was a phase 3, double-blind, randomized, non-inferiority trial that evaluated… Continue Reading Treating Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Welcome to another MedCram lecture. We’re going to talk about emphysema today, otherwise known as C.O.P.D. It seems as all these diseases have abbreviations in medicine. This one is “chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.” What is C.O.P.D.? It’s a common preventable and treatable lung disease and the typical symptoms that you’ll… Continue Reading COPD (& Emphysema) Explained Clearly – Pathophysiology & Treatment

okay well to another MedCram lecture we’re going to talk about mitral stenosis we’re talking about the features the symptoms the physical diagnosis the diagnosis treatment and when to do surgery on mitral stenosis so almost all mitral stenosis is related to rheumatic heart disease remember what rheumatic heart disease… Continue Reading Mitral Valve Stenosis Explained Clearly – Pathophysiology, Symptoms, Treatment

hi welcome to MedCram let’s talk about pleural effusions so what is a pleural effusion well pleural effusion is basically a collection of fluid outside of the lung so if this were your thoracic cavity your lungs would inflate to fill that cavity almost completely however sometimes fluid can actually… Continue Reading Pleural Effusion Explained Clearly – Causes, Pathophysiology, Symptoms, Treatment,

Voiceover: So it’s not hard to tell that our buddy here is not feeling so well, right? He’s kinda look like he’s seen better days. Let’s just pretend for a second, we’re going to use our imagination to work through diagnosing and treating a pneumonia. Let’s say that you’re working… Continue Reading Pneumonia diagnosis and treatment | Respiratory system diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Pneumonia is an infection in the lung tissue caused by microbes, and the result is inflammation. The inflammation brings water into the lung tissue, and that extra water can make it harder to breathe. During inhalation, air reaches your lungs by traveling down your trachea, then it continues through the… Continue Reading Pneumonia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology