Respiratory Emergencies
Respiratory Emergencies

Respiratory Emergencies

by Sharon Bord, MD

Learn the basics and more in this Common Respiratory Emergencies course!

This course will provide you with a framework which enables you to think critically about patients who present to the Emergency Department with shortness of breath. You will learn which critical actions and initial diagnostic evaluations should be carried out, before moving on to more in-depth knowledge of specific causes of respiratory distress in the ER.

You will also get to know more about the symptoms and management of acute pulmonary edema and decompensated heart failure. More common respiratory emergencies which present to the ER, such as pulmonary embolism and asthma or COPD are also part of this online course.

Course Details

  • Videos 24
  • Duration 1:53 h
  • Quiz questions 60
  • Articles 4


Your Educators of course Respiratory Emergencies

 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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Very good
By David C. on 09. February 2020 for Acute Pulmonary Edema (APE): Management

Very good thanks for the explanations, very clear oooo oooo oooo

well done
By Ali O. on 07. November 2019 for Respiratory Emergencies

Excellent review, complete and stepped approached how to solve the problem

can be much more better
By george h. on 03. November 2019 for PERC Rule and Calculating Risk

hope the lesson becomes more concentrated to the idea,i leac=ve this lesson to search the net for better understanding.

can improve the lessons better
By george h. on 02. November 2019 for Acute Pulmonary Edema (APE): Management

feel confused from explnation,i need to repeat many times hope you change the video