Legg Calve Perthes Disease

Legg Calve Perthes Disease

Today we’re going to discuss Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. The learning objectives today are, one, to describe the epidemiology and etiology of Legg-Calve-Perthes, to understand the clinical presentation and differential diagnosis of Legg-Calve-Perthes, and to learn the basic management of Legg-Calve-Perthes. Legg-Calve-Perthes is one of the most common hip disorders in pediatrics. It is also known as […]

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Welcome. Today, we will review pelvic inflammatory disease. Our objective today will be to briefly review the definition, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of pelvic inflammatory disease, which I will refer to as PID in this presentation. We’ll review the important long term sequelae associated with PID that makes it such a public health concern. We will […]

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Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Hi. My name is Cheryl Lin. Today, we will be talking about chronic granulomatous disease. By the end of this lecture, you should be able to describe the pathophysiology, identify the clinical presentation and clinical concern, and understand the diagnosis and management of chronic granulomatous disease, or CGD for short. CGD is a disorder of […]

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Respiratory Distress in the Newborn

Respiratory Distress in the Newborn

Hi, and welcome to this LIT review on respiratory distress syndrome. I’m Chris DeRienzo, a fellow in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Duke University Hospital. Over the next 10 minutes or so, I will give you a high level overview of respiratory distress syndrome and its importance in premature infants and their outcome. I’ll talk a little […]

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Hypercholesterolemia

Hypercholesterolemia

Today we’re going to talk about hypercholesterolemia. The goals of this lecture are to understand the significance of elevated cholesterol levels, to understand how to assess an individual’s risk for coronary heart disease, and to learn the treatment options available for hypercholesterolemia. These are the slides we’ll be covering in this lecture. When discussing cholesterol, […]

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Infectious Mononucleosis

Infectious Mononucleosis

Hello. My name is Rebecca Sadun, and I’m a resident in the departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Duke University. This is going to be a Learning In 10 on infectious mononucleosis. By the end of this presentation, you will be able to recognize the symptom pattern of infectious mono, also known as mono, […]

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Torch Infections

Torch Infections

This VAP presentation is about the TORCH infections. The objections for this topic are to you name the TORCH infections and know general characteristics of the pathogens, compare and contrast the clinical manifestations of the TORCH infections, identify women at high risk for intrapartum transmission of a TORCH pathogen, and list any available methods of […]

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Essential Hypertension

Essential Hypertension

Here is a talk on essential hypertension. And it’s a broad topic. But I’m going to try and cram it into 10 minutes and give you most information that you’ll need to know. My name is John Roberts, MD. I’m currently a resident at Duke University in the Internal Medicine Residency Program. So let’s get […]

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Chancroid Infection

Chancroid Infection

This voice-annotated PowerPoint will be about the chancroid infection. I am Sarah Dotters-Katz, an OB/GYN physician. By the end of this VAT, you should have an understanding of the epidemiology and pathogenesis of Chancroid infection. We will also discuss the signs and symptoms of chancroid infection, specifically as well as a differential diagnosis for genital […]

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A Clinical Approach to Pediatric Heart Murmurs

A Clinical Approach to Pediatric Heart Murmurs

A Clinical Approach to Pediatric Heart Murmurs. When evaluating a heart murmur, the most important thing to determine is whether the murmur is innocent or pathologic. The majority of cardiac murmurs in children are innocent, with no underlying heart defect. However, it is important to identify pathologic murmurs that are a manifestation of cardiac abnormalities. […]

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