Franz Wiesbauer looks at the impact of specificity and sensitivity on positive predictive value (and thus validity of a test) and why one has a bigger impact than the other.
Franz Weisbauer explains how to calculate mortality rates for various subgroups, proportionate mortality, and why proportionate mortality is not a measure of risk.
In this video Joel Topf looks at three types of potassium wasting nephropathies: Polyuria; distal RTA; and hypomagnesemia…and how each can lead to hypokalemia.
In this video Joel Topf looks at how you can easily differentiate between different types of diabetes insipidus.
In this video Joel Topf looks at acetazolamide and potassium-sparing diuretics; how to optimise your patients’ diuretic regimen; the advantages and disadvantages of each diuretic; and what to do when they don’t work.
In this video Joel Topf looks at how the treatment algorithms for uncompensated hyponatremia differ based on the severity of symptoms.
Diuretics don’t always work as expected–what do you do when diuresis is not sufficient? In this video Joel Topf looks at how to alter treatment based on the pattern of diuretic response seen in your patient.
Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website. In this video, we look at high degree AV blocks on the ECG; the types of blocks and their clinical implications