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:
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.
The Dr covers everything and much applies to adult medicine as well.
Crystal clear and focused on the most important aspect for a pediatrics resident. I also liked that Dr. Alverson expanded on the secondary effects of steroids.
I liked the fact that the teacher focussed on the most important differential diagnosis and the criteria between tubular and glomeural causes were clear.
I feel more confident in dealing with proteinuria in the ER now.