In this short podcast, I make a concerted effort to discuss lots of commonly tested drugs and associated pathology, pathophysiology, and necessary integrations in a short time frame. This should easily net you some nice points on test day.
Category: USMLE Step 1
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.
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.
Divine Intervention Episode 428: X-Linked Dominant Disorders (for Step 1-3)
In this short but super HY podcast, I discuss the HY X linked dominant disorders you need to know for the USMLE/COMLEX exams and also spend time discussing probabilities you need to use on exams when asked about this specific inheritance pattern.
Divine Intervention Episode 425: Pulmonary Pathophysiology Series 13
In this podcast, I continue our in depth review of pulmonology with a discussion of CO2 mechanics and obstructive lung disease.
Divine Intervention Episode 424: HY Rules For Remembering Modes of Inheritance
In this short but HY podcast, I discuss some nice rules for remembering the modes of inheritance classically tested on the USMLE exams.
Divine Intervention Episode 422: Pulmonary Pathophysiology Series 12
In this podcast, I continue our pulm review with a detailed discussion of ventilation and perfusion related ideas.
Divine Intervention Episode 421: Pulmonary Pathophysiology Series 11
In this podcast, we continue our discussion on pulmonology. As a pro-tip, the stuff covered here is floridly HY for all the USMLE exams (and the peds shelf). Make sure you understand the physiology discussed in this podcast.
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 418: Pulmonary Pathophysiology Series 9
In this podcast, I continue our pulmonary pathophysiology series with a discussion of some ideas relating to ventilation and perfusion. Make sure you understand these as they are very frequently tested on the USMLE exams.