The amazing Medicine SpR Dr Charley Peal talks us through Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
You can also check out our podcast on the management of stable COPD here.
And here is the Take Visually for this episode:
In this episode Dr Bill Jamieson, plus a brief cameo from Dr Phil Dykes who had to go shopping in Leicester, take us through Spontaneous Pneumothorax.
The guidelines mentioned are from the British Thoracic Society and can be found here.
This is the BTS algorithm the podcast takes you through:
Don't CURB your enthusiasm (get it?) for more #FOAMed brilliance as our favourite Respiratory SpR Dr Harry Pick came down to the pod to talk about Community Acquired Pneumonia.
Harry kindly gave us his Powerpoint on Community Acquired Pneumonia. Click either side of the images to scroll through them.
And here is our Take Visually for this podcast:
In this bumper podcast Dr Harry Pick, Respiratory Registrar and Research Fellow extraordinaire came down to talk us through pulmonary embolism (PE).
There is a talk through of when (and more importantly when NOT) to use D Dimer as a blood test and the key question of radiation exposure - CTPA vs V/Q scan.
For more information on the Radiological findings related to PE here is the Radiopaedia page.
Here is the Take Visually for pulmonary embolism: