Divine Intervention Episode 430: The Clutch Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System Podcast (For Step 1-3)

In this extremely HY podcast, I discuss the renin angiotensin aldosterone system in detail and also make lots of integrations that show up as exam questions on all the USMLEs. Definitely worth a listen before you take your test.

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Divine Intervention Episode 429: ICU Series Part 2-Crystalloid Solutions

In this podcast, I continue the ICU series from Episode 416 with a discussion of crystalloids (normal saline, lactated ringers, and plasmalyte). I discuss physiology, pathophysiology, benefits of one vs the other, and situations where one is preferred to the other. I also discuss some perils of giving these fluids and the mechanisms behind these perils. I will be discussing colloids in another podcast.

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Divine Intervention Episode 410: Pulmonary Pathophysiology Series 7

This podcast focuses on helping you understand some very challenging pulmonary concepts that many give up on. I utilize an extensive set of analogies to help you understand A-a gradients (more on this in the next podcast), diffusion/perfusion limitations, and other testy concepts.

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Divine Intervention Episode 399 – The 3 Confusing Poisonings (HY for Step 1-3)

In this HY podcast, I discuss salient means for differentiating poisonings from carbon monoxide, cyanide, and methemoglobin. I spend time discussing physiology that should help you navigate these questions with ease on exams. I conclude with a life lesson relevant to most medical students/trainees.

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Divine Intervention Episode 392 – Pulmonary Pathophysiology Series 1

Pulm and it’s associated pathophysiology represents some of the most difficult material students have to learn in medical school. This podcast uses clinical vignettes and clear explanations to help you understand difficult concepts that people typically have issues with as they prepare for the USMLE exams. I plan to make more in the near future.

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