In this video we will discuss about:
1.A case of a trainer with patellar injury leading to pulmonary embolism.
2.Signs and symptoms of acute pulmonary embolism.
3.Pulse oximetry,underlying technique and limitation.
4.Wells score system for DVT/PE prediction.
5.Haemodynamic stability or unstabilty of embolus.
6.Hampton's hump and Wastermark sign.
7.Modalities for pulmonary embolus diagnosis.
8.Treatment rationale and contraindications.
Dr. Ana Maria Crawford practices both Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. In addition to her clinical practice, she has spent the majority of her career in academic settings teaching and lecturing trainees, nurses, respiratory therapists, anesthesia technicians, colleagues, and medical students from varied backgrounds. She has won several teaching and leadership awards and has been invited as a guest lecturer at several medical conferences. Dr. Crawford also works in Global Health to develop and improve teaching programs in lower resourced countries across the globe. She has a strong interest in building equity to access in learning in order to improve the safety and efficacy of health care. Dr. Crawford loves to teach and is thrilled to contribute to he Dr.Been team.