Hone your diagnostic skills with this mystery case of cough and dyspnea hdx.org/pdp (click link to follow along). The Curbsiders deconstruct a case and discuss their diagnostic schemas for these common problems with the help of returning guest, Reza Manesh MD, editor of Global Morning Report at The Human Diagnosis Project aka Human Dx.
Written and produced by: Hannah R Abrams
Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, Paul Williams MD, Stuart Brigham MD
Edited by: Matthew Watto MD
Guest: Reza Manesh MD
Special thanks to: Steph Sherman, Zaven Sargsyan, Anand Jagannath, John Inou Hwang, and Rabih Geha for contributing and editing the cases; and to Tyler Brandon for helping to coordinate these wonderful episodes.
Consider creating two separate problem representations (e.g. 40 yo M with cough and dyspnea vs 40 yo M taxidermist with cough and dyspnea) to help filter “signal versus noise”.
Create Venn Diagrams for each major problem, then see where they overlap to decide which diagnosis is most likely.
Diagnostic schema for patient with dyspnea aka “the dyspnea pyramid” by Hannah R Abrams adapted from figure by Jeff Wiese (included above)
Diagnostic schema for patient with chronic cough (see below)
Listeners will practice their diagnostic skills and clinical reasoning while learning schemas for cough and dyspnea.
After listening to this episode listeners will…
Dr Manesh receives a small honorarium for his work with Human Dx. The Curbsiders are an educational partner of Human Dx for this episode.
Manesh, Reza. Guest expert. “#131 A Case of Cough and Dyspnea. Kashlak Morning Report with Reza Manesh of Human Dx. The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcasthttp://thecurbsiders.com. December 17, 2018. http://thecurbsiders.com/podcast/131-case-cough-dyspnea(opens in a new tab)
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