Pediatric Nephrology and Urology
Pediatric Nephrology and Urology

Pediatric Nephrology and Urology

by Brian Alverson, MD

This course covers common renal problems in children. It has been carefully developed for use by medical students, residents and physicians who are preparing for the USMLE Step 2 or Step 3 exam, studying for their clerkship Shelf Exam, or wishing to review the essential components of pediatrics.

You will learn about congenital urinary tract anomalies and their management, and benefit from a concise review of important testicular complaints in boys. Furthermore, you will learn:

  • Essential insights in nephrotic and nephritic syndromes
  • The pathophysiology and presentation of hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • The interplay between acute urinary tract infection and congenital abnormalities of the renal tract

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 co-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 significant test-writing experience.

Course Details

  • Videos 15
  • Duration 1:27 h
  • Quiz questions 52
  • Articles 13

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Your Educators of course Pediatric Nephrology and Urology

 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.


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Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 10. March 2021 for Undescended Testicle in Children and Painful Testicle Syndrome

Excellent lecture. The differential diagnosis is much better than what I've been taught so far. Thanks!

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 09. March 2021 for Pediatric Rhabdomyolysis

Excellent lecture: simple, clear and concise. Thank you! It's good to have the rule of thumb for the IV hydration.

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 09. March 2021 for Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA) in Children: Type 4 and Review

Excellent lecture: well explained, well summarised. All key points are discussed. Thanks

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 09. March 2021 for Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA) in Children: Type 2 and 3

Excellent lecture, it's never talked about in our lectures during medical school. Thanks!