Meningitis – Top USMLE Diseases

Meningitis – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, John Fisher, MD, Brian Alverson, MD u.a.

In this infectious disease course we will discuss meningitis.

Meningitis refers to the infection of the brain meninges and cerebrospinal fluid due to viral, bacterial or fungal pathogens. It is common in all age groups with high mortality and disturbing neurological sequelae.

Join us now and up your USMLE scores!

Course Details

  • Videos 20
  • Duration 2:07 h
  • Quiz questions 90
  • Articles 7

Content

Your Educators of course Meningitis – 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 international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he is CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 John Fisher, MD

John Fisher, MD

Dr. Fisher is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Medicine and Infectious Diseases. In his 30 years on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia he has received 58 teaching awards. He has been recognized regionally by the American College of Physicians for his educational skills with the Annual J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award and nationally by the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award. In April of 2015 he received the Jane F. Deforges Excellence in Medical Education Award at the national meetings of the American College of Physicians in Boston, MA. In light of his receiving this prestigious award, he was advanced from Fellow to Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP). Dr. Fisher is also the author of 61 original publications in refereed journals and 44 book chapters.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.

 Sharon Bord, MD

Sharon Bord, MD

As an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Sharon Bord, M.D. knows how to teach important skills to students. She is a member of the Committee of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors and Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine and on the editorial board for a board review question book.

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Excellent lecture.
By Jalil Z. on 30. July 2020 for Meningitis in Children: Bacterial vs. Viral, Suspected Bacterial

I particularly liked the Nigrovic Rules and the considerations regarding the long-term complications.

 
Excellent lecture.
By Jalil Z. on 30. July 2020 for Meningitis in Children: Pathology and Diagnosis

I particularly liked the differences regarding the age with the key features highlighted and the comments regarding the CSF values.

 
Great lecture!
By Jalil Z. on 04. July 2020 for The Febrile Baby: Urinary tract infection (UTI), Bacteremia & Meningitis

Great lecture! I learned tons. It shows that the instructor masters the topic and is able to give a clear and easy-to-understand picture. I now feel much more confident for these situations and more able to integrate the local guidelines now that I understand better the general concepts. Thanks!

 
Very down to earth
By olanipekun o. on 25. May 2020 for Acute Bacterial Meningitis: Predisposing Factor Age

The video was very down to earth and easy to understand. Thank you