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 1:54 h
  • Quiz questions 59
  • Articles 6


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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By نايف صالح احمد ا. on 05. July 2020 for Respiratory Emergencies

Good To give learning free it will Make you more

Useful approaching to patient points!
By Abdullah C. on 20. April 2020 for PERC Rule and Calculating Risk

Thanks for very clear explanations and tricks from your medical career. These are the things, one can not find easily in the books.

Really good material
By Juliano Cesar H. on 01. April 2020 for Respiratory Emergencies

Is really very helpfull, the lectures are straight to the important point, great work!!!

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