Acute Care
Acute Care

Acute Care

by Charles Vega, MD

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For many patients, seeing the doctor is about getting treatment for an acute condition. A severe cough. A pain in their knee. A headache that won't go away. Primary care physicians are usually the first-line healthcare providers to see patients with acute conditions. How do you differentiate what is benign from what is potentially deadly? What are the best treatment options for common forms of acute complaints? This course will teach you the critical issues you will need to know in the management of acute illness.

Learn to:

  • Assess different forms of acute musculoskeletal complaints.
  • Distinguish the signs of severe illness for different acute complaints.
  • Analyze effective and evidence-based treatment for acute complaints.

Your tutor is Dr. Charles Vega, multiple times awarded Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at University of California, Irvine and an expert in the field of family medicine. He will make sure you are at your best for the exam.

Besides watching high-quality video lectures you can also use high-yield topic reviews to memorize the important principles of acute care. Learn test-taking strategies with our quiz questions and take notes when Dr. Vega provides you with valuable clinical pearls.

If you want to become a better doctor, this course is for you.

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Course Details

  • Videos 39
  • Duration 3:34 h
  • Quiz questions 152
  • Articles 56

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Your Educators of course Acute Care

 Charles Vega, MD

Charles Vega, MD

Dr. Charles Vega is the Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of California, Irvine in California, USA.
He obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Wisconsin, and completed residency training in Family Medicine at UC Irvine. Currently, he is the Executive Director of UCI’s Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community.
Due to his achievements, he earned a Macy Faculty Scholarship to improve patient-centered health education at UCI.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Vega teaches courses on Family Medicine.


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Like it very much!
By Sari D. on 05. September 2021 for Generalized Rashes: Nummular Eczema, Pityriasis Rosea and Psoriasis

I liked his joke! He's really knowledge and own clinical sense of epidemiology, presentation, etc. are inspiring!

 
Explanation needed
By Khalid L. on 30. August 2021 for Acute Care

Everything is fine, but u need to add explanation for the questions at the end of each section, not just answers

 
Lecture review
By Ruchi D. on 29. January 2021 for Acute Care

Very easy to understand and follow. Liking it so far!

 
Very Helpful
By aleli a. on 06. January 2021 for Acute Care

It’s free It’s helpful for starting a review Ease of use Very informative and concise