Pulmonary Embolus

Chest pain, Pulmonary, Respiratory, Uncategorized

Worked example

Part 1 – We discuss the causes and presentations of PE.

Part 2 – We discuss the available diagnostic tests for PE.

Part 3 – We discuss how to put it together for diagnosis

 

Other resources:

ECG changes in PE on Life in the Fast Lane blog

PE case on Radiopaedia.org

CXR signs on Radiopaedia.org

Well’s criteria for PE on MD Calc

Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index score on MD Calc

Aortic Dissection

Approach to, Cardiology, Chest pain, Uncategorized

Worked example:

Part 1 – We discuss the presentations of aortic dissection

Part 2 – We discuss the investigations and treatment of aortic dissection (Note we use the Stanford classification for discussing treatment)

Other resources:

Case discussion from Life in the fast lane – with CT images (courtesy of Peter Allely)