A brief approach to shortness of breath:
For more details, please see post for each clinical topic:
Part 1 – Classification, signs and symptoms
Part 2 – Diagnosis and Management
This is a worked example of a patient with asthma exacerbation.
Part 1 – We discuss the presentations and investigations for asthma
Part 2 – We discuss treatment for asthma
Great review on Life in the Fast Lane (including intubation)
This is a worked example of a pneumothorax.
Part 1 – We discuss the causes and presentations of pneumothorax.
Part 2 – We discuss the investigations and treatment of pneumothorax.
Chest tubes 101 from ercast.org – from basic to more advanced technique (Seldinger and pigtail catheter)