Hypertension: General Treatment – Family Medicine | Lecturio

And what about secondary hypertension? When do you see that? I think a secondary hypertension, it’s rare. It’s only up to 10% of cases of hypertension. It’s probably less than that. But especially, in a middle-aged adult, when they come in with a very high blood pressure, and particularly a blood pressure that’s not well controlled on initial […]

Hypertension: Diagnosis – Family Medicine | Lecturio

All right. Now, we’re going to discuss hypertension, which is one of the most common diagnosis in my practice. And unfortunately, across the United States, hypertension is getting more common as our population ages and also gets heavier. So, it’s really important to understand hypertension, its diagnosis and management. And that’s exactly what we’re about to do. So, […]

Neonatology (Newborn Medicine): Introduction – Pediatrics | Lecturio

In this lecture, we’re going to discuss delivery of the newborn, how newborns are resuscitated and TTN or transient tachypnea of the newborn. Let’s go over the epidemiology of newborns in the U.S. There are 4 million births per year. Ten percent of infants who are born require some sort of intervention at birth to keep them going […]

Basic Principles – Family Medicine | Lecturio

And so now we’re going to be discussing the principles and philosophy of my specialty family medicine. And in particularly how that applies to United States Medical Licensing Examination. Because I think it is important to understand some of the background. It will influence the types of answers that you see on the exam. And I believe the […]

Asthma Medication & Principles of Therapy– Respiratory Pharmacology | Lecturio

Welcome to pharmacology by Lecturio. My name is Pravin Shukle and I will guide you through respiratory pharmacology. When we talk about drugs used in asthma, we have lots of choices. We have the bronchodilators such as the beta agonists, the methylxanthines, and the muscarinic antagonists. We also have a choice of a number of anti-inflammatory agents including […]

Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors: Antibiotics – Antimicrobial Pharmacology | Lecturio

Welcome to Pharmacology by Lecturio. My name is Dr.Parvin Shukle. Let’s talk about some antibacterial agents that we use commonly in practice. Now when we talk about antibacterial agents, we have a very large spectrum of medications. Let’s start off with cell wall synthesis inhibitors. These include the penicillins, the cephalosporins, the carbapenems and other miscellaneous drugs. When […]

Upper Respiratory Infections – Family Medicine | Lecturio

So, let’s return to our coughing man. So, we’ve added to his history now. He’s got non-productive cough. It’s slightly worse at night. He has sore throat and malaise. In addition, he’s had no shortness of breath, no facial pressure. He took care of a grandchild two weeks ago and she had an upper respiratory infection. He has […]

Stomach Ulcer (Peptic Acid Disease) Medication – Pharmacology | Lecturio

Welcome to pharmacology by Lecturio. I’m Dr. Pravin Shukle. We’re going to be covering GI pharmacology today. The drugs used for gastrointestinal order spend a huge range of medications. We have drugs for peptic acid disease, drugs for pro-motility, drugs for irritable bowel disease, drugs for inflammatory bowel disease, and anti-emetics. We have a whole host of other […]