Hypernatremia is very commonly tested on all the USMLE exams. If you want to understand the pathophysiology of hypernatremia, this podcast is what you need. I even discuss the reasoning behind why one treatment comes before the other so you’re not just blindly memorizing some algorithm you learnt somewhere.
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Divine Intervention Episode 445: The Clutch MI Complications Podcast (Step 1-3)
In this clutch podcast episode, we discuss pretty much all you need to know about MI complications. They test this stuff on all the USMLE exams. I discuss the basic ones but also venture into a lot of what is not really covered in detail by many resources. I spend time explaining pathophysiology so you’re not just blindly memorizing concepts. Super HY stuff to know for your tests.
Divine Intervention Episode 436: Eye Findings and The USMLEs (floridly HY for Step 1-3)
This is probably one of the highest yield podcasts I have ever made for the USMLE exams. Strongly consider listening to this ahead of your test. The USMLEs, on every single exam, love to throw in eye findings in the context of other things to test your ability to identify certain pathologies. This podcast, in comprehensive fashion, details many of these pathologies.
Divine Intervention Episode 419: Pulmonary Pathophysiology Series 10
In this super HY podcast, I delve deep into the physiology of hypoxemia and pay special attention to helping you understand the A-a gradient. I end with a life lesson on the importance of critical thinking.
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.
Divine Intervention Episode 385 – Anesthetic Complications and The USMLEs (Ultra HY for Step 2CK and Step 3)
One area of emphasis on more recent USMLE exams are anesthesia/perioperative related complications. This short podcast goes over a lot of the HY ones you need to know and understand as you prepare for the USMLE Step 2CK and Step 3 exams. Do not ignore this stuff.
Divine Intervention Episode 383 – The Clutch Smoking Podcast (for Step 1-3)
In this ultra HY podcast, we discuss smoking and the many different ways it could be tested on all the USMLE exams. Listen to this before you take your test!
Divine Intervention Episode 377 – The Clutch GI Bleed Podcast
GI Bleeds show up on essentially all the USMLE Step 2CK/3 exams. In this short podcast, I discuss an accurate approach to correctly answering these questions on the exam.
Divine Intervention Episode 376 – The Clutch Thyroid Cancer Podcast (for Step 1-3)
Thyroid cancer is a topic that shows up commonly on the USMLE exams. This short podcast addresses essentially all you need to know while integrating a few other HY disciplines.
Divine Intervention Episode 369 – USMLE Step 2CK/3 Rapid Review Series 70
In this short podcast, I continue our discussion of key vignettes that highlight concepts routinely tested on the USMLE Step 2CK/3 exams. I also conclude with a short tip on “you’re my #1 communication” to programs on your rank list.