Boards and Beyond
Boards and Beyond

  1. Introduction to Pulmonary Medicine
    Pulmonary Anatomy Lobes, Alveoli, Pneumocytes, Surfactant, Trachea, Diaphragm (16min) UPDATED 6-8-2016
    Pulmonary Physiology Lung volumes, Dead space, Compliance (16min) UPDATED 12-5-2016
    Hemoglobin Oxygen dissociation curves, Methemoglobin, Carboxyhemoglobin (14min) UPDATED 10-31-2016
    Pulmonary Circulation Resistance, Compliance, Pulmonary hypertension (20min)
    Hypoxia Oxygen content of blood; alveolar gas equation (14min) NEW 1-13-2017
    Ventilation and Perfusion Shunt, dead speace, V/Q mismatch (24min) UPDATED 1-13-2017
    Carbon Dioxide Transport, Metabolism, High Altitude, Exercise (19min)
    Pulmonary Physical Exam Breath sounds, Percussion, Fremitus (10min)
  2. Obstructive and Restrictive Diseases
    Pulmonary Function Tests Spirometry, FEV1, FVC, Pressure Volume Loops (18min)
    Obstructive Lung Disease Chronic bronchitis, Emphysema, Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Kartagener's syndrome, Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (25min) UPDATED 6-22-2016
    Restrictive Lung Disease Poor breathing mechanics, Obestiy, Interstitial lung diseases, Pulmonary fibrosis, Sarcoidosis, Drug toxicity, Pneumoconiosis (14min)
    Treatment of COPD and Asthma Beta agonists, Steroids, Theophylline, Montelukast, Oxygen, Surgery (15min)
  3. Other Pulmonary Topics
    Pneumonia Lobar, Bronchopneumonia, Atypical, Abscesses, Hypersensitivity, Antibiotics (26min)
    Pleural Disease Pneumothorax, Effusions; Mesothelioma (12min) UPDATED 9-4-2016
    Lung Cancer Small cell, Non-small cell, SVC syndrome, Pancoast Tumor (13min)
    Sleep Apnea Central, Obstructive, CPAP (7min)
    Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms, Genetics, Diagnosis, Treatment (13min)
    Tuberculosis Primary vs. secondary, Pathology, Treatment (25min)
    Sarcoidosis Definition, Pathogenesis, Clinical findings, Treatment (8min)
    Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis/treatment, Deep vein thrombosis, fat/amniotic embolism (11min) UPDATED 9-12-2016
    Chest X-rays Chest anatomy on normal x-ray; Classic examples of pathology (7min)