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 5
  • Articles 4

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

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare, in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Pathology.

 Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Dr. Julianna Jung is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA.
She obtained her MD at Johns Hopkins University in 1999. Since 2006, she is the Director of Medical Student Education in the Emergency Medicine Department, and she was appointed the Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center in 2011.
She directs several major educational initiatives for medical students at Johns Hopkins, and her work has been recognized with several teaching awards, including the prestigious George J. Stuart Award.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Jung teaches courses on Emergency Medicine.


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