Posts in Cardiology
Infective Endocarditis

Heart of the Infection - Infective Endocarditis

Podcast written by: Dr. Liam Finlay (Internal Medicine Resident)
Reviewed by: Dr. Zain Chagla (Infectious Disease Specialist) and Dr. Leslie Martin (General Internist)
Infographic by: Howard Ong (Medical Student)


Resources:

  1. IDSA Infective Endocarditis Guidelines

  2. POET: Partial Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment of Endocarditis

  3. Antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines

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Pericarditis, Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Tamponade

A Tight Squeeze- Pericarditis, Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Tamponade

Podcast written by: Dr. David Dorian (Internal Medicine Resident)
Reviewed by: Dr. Ken Melvin (Cardiologist), Dr. Rupal Shah (General Internist), Dr. Nadine Abdullah (General Internist)
Infographic by: Caitlyn Vlasschaert (Medical Student)

Resources:

  1. Pericardial Diseases ESC Practice Guidelines

  2. NEJM- ICAP Trial

  3. NEJM - CORP Trial

  4. Life In the Fast Lane: Pericarditis

  5. Life in the Fast Lane: Massive Pericardial Effusions

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