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.
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.
Hemoglobin is associated with a subset of questions on all USMLE exams. If you want to truly understand Hb and make integrations with multiple disciplines, this is exactly what you need.
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.
In this short but ultra HY podcast, I discuss essentially all you need to know about DM management for the USMLE Step 2 and 3 exams.
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.
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.
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.
Headaches are very routinely tested on the USMLE exams. This short podcast addresses pretty much everything you need to know about them. For those taking Step 2CK/3 or COMLEX Level 2/3 within the next 3-4 weeks, email me via the website if you’re interested in the course taking place next week.
In this short but floridly HY podcast, I introduce the spinal cord and make some integrations along the way. Neurology is not a memorization science. It’s a rule-based science. This podcast addresses many of these rules so understanding a future podcast I will make (on spinal cord lesions) will be a lot easier. Neurology comes up on the USMLE exams and most of the questions are easy if you just added a little time and attention to studying it.