Franz Wiesbauer explains how to differentiate between metabolic acidaemia caused by a loss of bicarbonate and that caused by the addition of acid.
Franz Wiesbauer looks at acid-base compensation and some super-simple rules that will help you decide whether compensation is adequate or not.
Franz Weisbauer explains how to calculate mortality rates for various subgroups, proportionate mortality, and why proportionate mortality is not a measure of risk.
Franz Wiesbauer explains the relationship between pH, HCO3 and pCO2 and a simple rule which will help you decide whether the primary problem is respiratory or metabolic in nature.
ECG Mastery: Cardiac axis. In this video, they cover the evaluation of the cardiac axis and when knowledge of the axis actually makes a difference to your patient's care.
Medmastery video: Have you ever seen pauses on the ECG? In this module, we’ll review when and why to worry...and how to keep your cool.
ECG Mastery: Atrial hypertrophy and low voltage. Learn how to diagnose atrial hypertrophy and atrial enlargement on the ECG in this video.
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
Franz Wiesbauer explains how to express prognosis with the help of life tables and why this is essential to understanding Kaplan Meier curves.
Franz Wiesbauer looks at how a doctor can work out the probability of disease when confronted with a positive or a negative test result and how the prevalence of a given disease affects this probability.