Pulmonology and Critical Care: Nicholas James, DO

I really care about my patients. As I was going through college and learning about biology I really was fascinated by human– human anatomy and disease states and I think that medicine affords the ability to really delve into that and translate that knowledge into helping patients get better. Some of the most common conditions…

Dyspnea, or shortness of breath: Causes and treatment

Dyspnea is shortness of breath. It’s a very common symptom in a lot of illnesses and conditions. People think of COPD or interstitial lung disease or pulmonary hypertension, but it can also go along with conditions like heart failure and cancers. And really there can be so much suffering that goes along with the shortness…

“Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn: Pathophysiology” by Andrea Moscatelli

“Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn– Pathophysiology,” by Dr. Andrea Moscatelli. Hello. My name is Andrea Moscatelli, and I’m Director of the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Gaslini Children’s Hospital. In this video, we will address the pathophysiology and the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, or PPHN. We’ll start with…

COPD I Nucleus Health

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the gradual loss of your ability to breathe effectively. Normally, as you inhale, air moves freely through your trachea, or windpipe, then through large tubes called bronchi smaller tubes called bronchioles and finally into tiny sacs called alveoli. Small blood vessels called capillaries surround your alveoli. Oxygen from…

“Anesthetic Considerations in Pulmonary Hypertension” by Stephanie Grant for OPENPediatrics

Anesthetic Considerations in Pulmonary Hypertension, by Dr. Stephanie Grant. Hello. My name is Stephanie Grant and today I’m going to be talking to you about pulmonary hypertension. The goals of today’s talk are to talk about perioperative management of pulmonary hypertension, including during the pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative time. We will also talk about pulmonary…

COPD (& Emphysema) Explained Clearly – Pathophysiology & Treatment

Welcome to another MedCram lecture. We’re going to talk about emphysema today, otherwise known as C.O.P.D. It seems as all these diseases have abbreviations in medicine. This one is “chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.” What is C.O.P.D.? It’s a common preventable and treatable lung disease and the typical symptoms that you’ll see in patients with emphysema…