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
  • Concept Pages 60

Content

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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Great
By Lorraine J. on 13. May 2022 for Abdominal Pain

Great lecture, which was very informative, and enlightening. Easy to digest. Thanks!

 
Great advice.
By David D. on 03. February 2022 for Acute Care

Not spending much on this one because I only work in the clinic.

 
Hematologic cases
By Guilherme Luiz R. on 07. January 2022 for Acute Care

I missed lectures about hematologic cases, more about infectious diseases and urogenital cases.

 
Empowering
By Dr Frank W. on 09. December 2021 for Acute Care

He is a great teacher and shows the baseline level of investigation and treatment but also shows when one needs to jump to a higher level with acute problems.