Storyboard Your Educational Videos

Expectations have risen for the professionalism of medical education videos requiring expertise not only in the specific content area, but also in audio/video production, graphic design, and editing. Skills not all physicians have. Creating a storyboard of your video can help you visualize and plan your project, which will help make the later steps easier. We will walk you through the steps of the content creation cycle, and give you specific techniques and tips for creating a great storyboard.

ARVD diagnosis and advanced treatment

ARVD is a genetic cardiomyopathy that causes life-threatening arrhythmias and heart failure. Awareness and thorough evaluation are critical for diagnosis. New advanced treatments for ARVD are available for patients that have not had success with conventional therapies.

Helping Patients Navigate the Emergency Department

Patients come to the department because the are hurt and suffering, and can be overwhelmed and confused by the swirl of activity and people. A key to providing patient centered care is to guide them through the process and understand their care.

Pacemaker-ICD Lead Failure: Insulation and Externalized Conductors

Structural failure of the silicone casing on a pacemaker/ICD lead allows externalization of the conductors. Electrical malfunctions and thrombosis complications often occur, though the externalized wires may remain silent until catastrophic failure happens.

Improve Your Understanding of PPV With Visualization

Being able to use a test's PPV to understand a patient's probability of having a disease is critical. By visualizing the sample population, you can have a greater intuitive understanding of the results that are not hindered behind mathematical formulas.

Dinitrophenol Poisoning

Dinitrophenol uncouples oxidative phosphorylation increasing the metabolic rate which can effectively promote weight loss, but unfortunately it has a narrow therapeutic window and is toxic that can lead to mental status changes, multiorgan failure, and death.

ACC Withdraws Choosing Wisely Recommendation

The results of recent studies PRAMI and CVPRVIT have demonstrated that stenting nonculprit high-grade lesions during primary PCI for myocardial infarction reduces adverse events, and has prompted the ACC with withdraw its ABIM Choosing Wisely campaign.

Structured debriefing for codes and resuscitations

Continuous improvement and future performance of codes and resuscitations can be achieved with structured debriefing to provide feedback to participants by exploring teamwork, communication, technical aspects, equipment, and provide emotional release.

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