Approach to Shortness of Breath

Approach to, Cardiology, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Respiratory

A brief approach to shortness of breath:

For more details, please see post for each clinical topic:

Allergic reaction/Anaphylaxis

Pneumonia

Pneumothorax

ACS

Pulmonary Embolus

Asthma

COPD

Respiratory Distress – Flipped Classroom Summary

Pneumonia

Infectious Diease, Pulmonary, Respiratory

Worked example:

Part 1 – Classification, signs and symptoms

Part 2 – Diagnosis and Management

 

Other resources

Pneumonia severity index by MD Calc

CURB 65 score by MD Calc

PV cards for risk stratification tools at Academic Life in Emergency Medicine

Pediatric pneumonia management at Pediatric EM Morsels

Pediatric pneumonia management at Life in the Fast Lane

How to read a chest x-ray by Learning Radiology

RML pneumonia case via Radiopaedia.org

RUL pneumonia case via Radiopaedia.org