Upper Respiratory Infections
Upper Respiratory Infections

Upper Respiratory Infections

by John Fisher, MD

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Acute pharyngitis, evoked by multiple infectious and non-infectious causes, is characterized by the triad of fever, sore throat and pharyngeal inflammation. In this course you will get to know high-yield information about this very common condition and other important upper respiratory tract infections.

John Fisher, an awarded expert in his field, will explain the following:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Group A Streptococcus
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Otitis Media
  • Influenza A

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Course Details

  • Videos 17
  • Duration 1:45 h
  • Quiz questions 69
  • Articles 3


Your Educators of course Upper Respiratory Infections

 John Fisher, MD

John Fisher, MD

Dr. Fisher is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Medicine and Infectious Diseases. In his 30 years on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia he has received 58 teaching awards. He has been recognized regionally by the American College of Physicians for his educational skills with the Annual J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award and nationally by the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award. In April of 2015 he received the Jane F. Deforges Excellence in Medical Education Award at the national meetings of the American College of Physicians in Boston, MA. In light of his receiving this prestigious award, he was advanced from Fellow to Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP). Dr. Fisher is also the author of 61 original publications in refereed journals and 44 book chapters.

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Aprendizaje de Alto Rendimiento
By Erick B. on 14. September 2020 for Upper Respiratory Infections

Le recomendaría este curso a mis compañeros, ya que tiene una correcta explicación de los puntos claves para el manejo de dichos pacientes y no alarga el material, además considero que ese doctor es un buen docente ya que junta lo teórico con su experiencia clínica. Logrando en mi un Aprendizaje de Alto Rendimiento

Great lecture series
By Daniyel B. on 29. August 2020 for Upper Respiratory Infections

He is a great lecturer!!!!!! Keeps it interesting and concise. On of my preferred lectures

excellent, I would recommend this course, therefore rating 5 stars
By rosemarie m. on 24. April 2020 for Upper Respiratory Infections

Have a habit of not seeing the word not so ping another answer - I am a silly dill.Great lecturer John Fisher.

Excellent DDx for pharyngitis!
By Varvara K. on 14. August 2019 for Group A Streptococcus (GAS): Signs and Symptoms

What an excellent lecture! I have not seen a comparison of pharyngitis causes shown next to each other so clearly until now. Having the images of throat presentations displayed on the same slide as the narrative goes on was very helpful. Thank you!