With new spinal motion restriction protocols, assessment of the spine has never been more important. This clinical minute reviews important concepts in spinal assessment.
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Spinal care has changed recently. We now use a process called spinal motion restriction. It is a big change and this clinical minute explains it.
There are 5 stages of death and dying. This clinical minute discusses each and the relevant to patients and family you will meet.
Pregnant patients can develop a severe condition while in your care—but you can prevent and treat it. This clinical minute discussed supine hypotensive syndrome.
Childbirth involves three stages of labor. You should know these for the street and for the exam and this clinical minute will tell you what you need to know.
When you respond to “the big one” you may be faced with multiple patients. It is essential to know how to prioritize the patients with a concept called triage. This clinical minute explains the basics of triage.
In a scenario of a 56-year-old man with chest pain and respiratory distress, Dan discusses how to break down a test question. He demonstrates how to reach the most appropriate answer by analyzing key points and thinking through each possible option thoroughly.
Recognize important clues to look for in a question about a patient in respiratory distress. Listen to Dan describe how to analyze the question to see what it is telling you about the patient before even looking at the answers.
Break down the challenging scenario of a 62 year old male with headaches upon waking, left arm weakness and who bit his tongue while sleeping. Dan helps analyze the question and differentiate sudden vs gradual onset symptoms and what they mean in terms of differential diagnoses.
Pediatric patients are challenging and infrequent. Adding criticality to the pediatric call is even more unnerving. This quiz is designed to test your knowledge with these 8 questions on critical pediatric situations.