Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Podcast Written by: Dr. Leah Kosyakovsky (Internal Medicine Resident)

Reviewed by: Dr. Florence Morriello (General Internist, Critical Care) and Dr. Stephen Lapinsky (Critical Care)

Infographic by: Caitlyn Vlasschaert (Medical Student)

Resources:

1) ARMA Trial: Ventilation with Lower Tidal Volumes as Compared with Traditional Tidal Volumes for Acute Lung Injury and the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

2) Radiopaedia: ARDS X-Rays

3) EOLIA Trial: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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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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Penicillin Allergy

Ask a Fellow: Rash Decisions - Penicillin Allergy

Guest Fellows: Dr. Derek Chu (Clinical Allergy and Immunology), Dr. David McCullagh (Infectious Diseases)
Infographic by: Rachel Ahle (Physician Assistant Student)

Resources:

1. CMAJ: Penicillin Allergy (Open access press release here)

2. Allergy: Clinical outcomes following inpatient penicillin allergy testing

3. JAMA: Evaluation and management of penicillin allergy

4. BMJ: Risk of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Clostridium difficile in patients with documented penicillin allergy

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MGUS/ Multiple Myeloma

Bad Blood- MGUS

Blood is Thicker Than Water- Multiple Myeloma

Podcasts written by: Dr. Zahra Merali (Internal Medicine Resident)
Reviewed by: Dr. Laura Habib (PGY5 Malignant Hematology), Dr. Mohammed Aljama  (Malignant Hematology), Dr. Rajendar Hanmiah (General Internist)
Infographic by: Nikhita Singhal (Medical Student)

Resources:

  1. International Myeloma Working Group Criteria for Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma

  2. International Myeloma Working Group Guidelines for Monitoring/Management of MGUS

  3. Blood: How I Manage Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance

  4. NEJM: Long-Term Follow-up of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance

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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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Massive Pulmonary Embolism

Ask a Fellow: The Fatal Mismatch- Massive Pulmonary Embolism

Podcast recorded with: Dr. Kim Lewis (Critical Care Fellow)
Reviewed by: Dr. Waleed Alhazzani (Intensivist and Gastroenterologist)
Infographic by: Rachel Ahle (Physician Assistant Student)

Resources:

  1. (Thrombosis Canada) Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnosis and Management

  2. ACC/ACH Guidelines: Acute Management of Pulmonary Embolism

  3. POCUS Images: Massive Pulmonary Embolism

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Pituitary Adenoma

Go Look For The Adenoma Please - Pituitary Adenoma

Podcast written by: Dr. Tehmina Ahmad (Internal Medicine Resident)
Reviewed by: Dr. Jeannette Goguen (Endocrinologist), and Dr. Shital Gandhi (General Internist)
Infographic by: Jackie Tsang (Medical Student)

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