Tuberculosis - Top USMLE Diseases

Tuberculosis - Top USMLE Diseases

by Jeremy Brown, PhD, Peter Delves, PhD, Pravin Shukle, MD u.a.

Tuberculosis is granulomatous infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis.

It is an airborne infection that affects the lungs but can spread to other organs. Chronic inflammation, granuloma formation, and fibrosis are the main processes involved in tuberculosis.

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Course Details

  • Videos 13
  • Duration 1:15 h
  • Quiz questions 69
  • Articles 1

Content

Your Educators of course Tuberculosis - Top USMLE Diseases

 Jeremy Brown, PhD

Jeremy Brown, PhD

Professor Jeremy Brown is a Professor of Respiratory Infection at the University College of London (UCL) in England, UK.
He obtained his PhD in molecular microbiology from the University of London in 1999. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant at UCL, and Lead Teacher for respiratory medicine undergraduate teaching at UCLH.
Due to his achievements, he obtained a Welcome Advanced Research Fellowship for further scientific training at the University of Adelaide. He has also led internationally respected research programs in pneumonia prevention and antibiotic resistance.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Brown teaches courses on Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology.

 Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, PhD

Dr. Peter Delves is a Professor Emeritus of Immunology and served as the Vice Dean of Education of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at University College London, UK.
He obtained his PhD at the University of London and is a prolific author, having published several textbooks and laboratory manuals. He is also the editor of two encyclopedias on immunology and on life sciences.
Dr. Delves has extensive teaching experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is particularly interested in innovations in web-based education.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Delves teaches courses on the Immune System.

 Pravin Shukle, MD

Pravin Shukle, MD

Dr. Pravin Shukle is a board certified specialist in internal medicine and currently works as an Independent Medical Practice Professional in Ontario, Canada.
He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1994.
Dr. Shukle is an avid speaker and performs over 150 special lectures across the nation each year with various audiences ranging from the general public, to nurses, to physicians, to medical specialists.
Within Lecturio, he teaches courses on Pharmacology.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, as well as the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island, USA.
He obtained his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1999 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Pediatric Education at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.
Due to his achievements in pediatric education, he has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Alverson teaches courses on Pediatrics.


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Useful class
By Karen M. on 24. July 2021 for First-line Agents to Treat Tuberculosis – Antimycobacterial Agents

Good explanation of the drugs side effects, also very complete

 
Useful class
By Karen M. on 24. July 2021 for Tuberculosis (TB) in Children: Management

Good explanation of drug side effects and easy to remember

 
Tuberculosis: helpful review
By Olivia M. on 15. September 2020 for Tuberculosis: Epidemiology, Cause and Pathogenesis

These reviews are very helpful. I appreciate the pictures and description of the bacteria

 
Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 02. August 2020 for Tuberculosis (TB) in Children: Management

I particularly liked the explanation regarding PPD and prevalence in poor/rich countries.