Necrotizing Enterocolitis – Top USMLE Diseases

Necrotizing Enterocolitis – Top USMLE Diseases

by Brian Alverson, MD, Kevin Pei, MD

Necrotizing enterocolitis is a group of disorders associated with inflammation of the small intestine and colon. Necrotizing enterocolitis is responsible for high mortality in neonates. Patients present with vomiting, fever, bleeding, pain, distension and diarrhea.

In this course you will find interesting facts about necrotizing enterocolitis – so let's get started!

Course Details

  • Videos 3
  • Duration 0:11 h
  • Quiz questions 5
  • Articles 2


Your Educators of course Necrotizing Enterocolitis – Top USMLE Diseases

 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.

 Kevin Pei, MD

Kevin Pei, MD

Dr. Kevin Pei is Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery and Program Director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Texas A&M College of Medicine. He has formerly been Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, Associate Director of Surgery Clerkships and Associate Director of Resident Education at the Yale Center for Medical Simulation. He is passionate about curriculum development and improving patient outcomes through creative education and simulation.

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Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 16. August 2020 for Apnea of Prematurity and Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)

Excellent lecture: clear, concise, good overview of the diseases and the management.

All contents are presented very nicey
By Dvsvb R. on 30. December 2018 for Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Most reliable content with clear and accurate for easy understanding