Brain Edema and Herniation – Top USMLE Diseases

Brain Edema and Herniation – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Brain edema is a serious neurologic complication of any brain insult. Common causes of brain edema are trauma, tumors, stroke and infections. Increased intracranial tension associated with brain edema can lead to disturbed conscious levels and fatal brainstem herniation.

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  • Videos 2
  • Duration 0:10 h
  • Quiz questions 6
  • Articles 2

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Your Educators of course Brain Edema and Herniation – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as professor of Pathophysiology at the Becker Professional Education, Chicago, USA, and as an international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he teaches at Becker Professional Education and is also CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

As an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Julianna Jung, M.D. is an expert in teaching students. She has been the director of medical student education in the Emergency Medicine department since 2006 and was appointed the associate director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center in 2011. She is also a national leader in education, holding a position on the Executive Committee of Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine.

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