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Patwari Academy videos: Testicular torsion and acute scrotal pain

by Michelle Lin, MD
Nov 03, 2013
There are several causes for the acutely painful scrotum. In the follow two short tutorial videos, Dr. Rahul Patwari reviews common causes, which ...
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Patwari Academy Videos: Evidence Based Medicine (part 5)

In this fifth and final installment of the Evidence Based Medicine series, Dr. Rahul Patwari reviews the concepts of: distribution of the means (w...
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Patwari Academy Videos: Evidence Based Medicine (part 4)

Dr. Rahul Patwari is a one-man statistics teaching machine. In part 4 of this Evidence Based Medicine series, he reviews advance concepts in stati...
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Patwari Academy Videos: Evidence Based Medicine (part 3)

In part three of this Evidence Based Medicine series, Dr. Rahul Patwari does a deep dive on more advanced concepts in statistics. Specifically, he...
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Patwari Academy videos: Evidence Based Medicine (part 2)

In part 2 of this Evidence Based Medicine series by Dr. Rahul Patwari, more advanced statistical concepts are reviewed. These concepts include ROC...
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Patwari Academy videos: Evidence Based Medicine (part 1)

Across the medical profession, an essential skill is to be able to understand and interpret original research publications to guide your evidence-...
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Patwari Academy videos: LVADs

Complications from left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) increasingly account for Emergency Department visits. What are LVADs? They are a short-t...
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Patwari Academy videos: PALS

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) guidelines were most recently reviewed in Circulation 2010 1 based on the International Consensus on Cardio...
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Patwari Academy videos: EBM Treatment Studies (part 2)

Dr. Rahul Patwari continues with the fourth and fifth videos in this series on Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) and Treatment Studies (see first thre...
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Patwari Academy videos: EBM Treatment Studies

Dr. Rahul Patwari reviews evidence-based medicine (EBM) concepts specifically regarding treatment studies, as guided by the JAMA Users Guide to the...
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Patwari Academy videos: Spider and Hymenoptera bites

These two videos continue on the theme of envenomations. Watch these great videos on the consequences and management of bites by spiders and Hymeno...
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Patwari Academy videos: Snake bites!

There are about 8,000 snakebites per year in the United States and 10% are fatal (see comments)! If this doesn’t scare you enough to view these vid...
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Patwari Academy videos: ECG intervals and segments

Last week, the Patwari Academy videos covered ECG basics on rate, rhythm, and axis. Here is another set of three videos discussing ECG intervals a...
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Patwari Academy: ECG Rate, Rhythm, Axis

Dr. Rahul Patwari reviews the basics on how to determine an ECG’s rate, rhythm, and axis. It’s always nice to review these concepts. Do you rememb...
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Patwari Academy videos: Neonatal Resuscitation

What is your approach to neonatal resuscitation… that is, after you pause a millisecond to first take a deep breath. Stay calm in this always stre...
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Patwari Academy videos: The Crashing Neonate

In this series of videos, Dr. Rahul Patwari reviews the approach to the crashing neonate. Because these cases are often stressful, it is paramount ...
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Patwari Academy videos: Anticoagulation and reversal agents

Bleeding in general is bad. Bleeding while on anticoagulants is VERY bad. Dr. Rahul Patwari reviews the pathophysiology of coagulation, the variou...
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Patwari Academy video: Torsades de Pointes

Torsades de pointes is a polymorphic form of ventricular tachycardia. Why does this occur? What does it characteristically look like? Why is this a...
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Patwari Academy video: Child abuse injury patterns

What are common injury patterns seen in children who are abused? Non-accidental trauma should always be considered in pediatric patients who prese...
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Patwari Academy video: Discharge instructions

Read more about the writing of appropriate ED discharge instructions. Clear communication of your thoughts and recommendations are a crucial part o...
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Patwari Academy videos: Salter Harris fractures

Dr. Rahul Patwari discusses Salter Harris fractures in pediatric patients with a helpful mnemonic to help you remember the categories. He also pos...
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Patwari Academy video: Early goal directed therapy

Do you know the protocol for early goal directed therapy (EGDT)? It’s all about IV fluids. Get the scoop here in this 12 minute video.
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Patwari Academy video: Altered mental status

Get an organized approach on the broad chief complaint of “Altered Mental Status”. Learn about the AEIOU TIPS mnemonic om this 20 minute video by D...
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Patwari Academy videos: Respiratory failure and ventilators

Dr. Rahul Patwari reviews the basics of respiratory physiology, the pathophysiology behind respiratory failure, and ventilator management. What do...
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Patwari Academy videos: Chest trauma

In the third and fourth video in the Trauma series (first two videos = primary and secondary survey), Dr. Rahul Patwari discusses about chest trau...
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Patwari Academy videos: Trauma primary and secondary survey

What’s the primary and secondary survey in the assessment of the trauma patient? This is a great review of the methodical approach and insight in ...
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Patwari Academy videos: Searching the literature to answer Qs

Do you use a PICO method to answering a clinical question using the medical literature? Patient / problem Intervention Comparison Outcome This t...
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Patwari Academy videos: Pediatric head injury – To CT or not?

When would you obtain a CT for a pediatric patient who sustained a head injury? Watch this nice 11-minute video review by Dr. Raul Patwari, discus...
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Patwari Academy videos: Toxicology

What is your approach to the poisoned patient? Listen to these 4 videos by Dr. Rahul Patwari to build your foundation of knowledge in toxicology. ...
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Patwari Academy videos: Demystifiying how ECGs work

As a nice segue from the Low Risk Chest Pain videos, below is a 3-part series on Demystifying the Electrocardiogram by Dr. Rahul Patwari. It takes...
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Patwari Academy videos: Low risk chest pain

One of the most common complaints in the Emergency Department is chest pain. Is it something serious? How do I risk-stratify patients with potenti...
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Patwari Academy videos: Presenting patients in the ED

Doing well on your Emergency Medicine rotation, whether you are a medical student or resident, will depend in large part on your ability to delive...
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Patwari Academy videos: Primary and secondary assessment

Deer in headlights That was me as a medical student, when I first encountered an undifferentiated patient in moderate distress. The trick is to ha...
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Patwari Academy videos: ACLS and post-resuscitation care

This is the last installment of Dr. Rahul Patwari’s digital whiteboard video talks on ACLS, specifically focusing on post-resuscitation care and t...
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Patwari Academy videos: ACLS (parts 7-10)

What is the definition of bradycardia and tachycardia in the 2010 ACLS guidelines, for the purposes of resuscitation algorithms? Bradycardia: hea...
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Patwari Academy videos: ACLS (parts 4-6)

Below are the next 3 video installments of Dr. Rahul Patwari’s digital whiteboard talks on ACLS. These videos cover: Cardiac arrest (Vfib and Vta...
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Patwari Academy videos: ACLS and the Airway

This videos below include a 2-minute introductory video on the ACLS video and the first 2 (Airway) of 11 video discussions on different components ...
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New video series for med students: The Patwari Academy

Similar to Salman Khan of the Khan Academy, which is famous for “flipping the classroom”, Dr. Rahul Patwari is a one-man innovating machine at Rush...
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