Pulmonary emergencies are life-threatening conditions that occur when a person has difficulty breathing normally. In severe cases, the patient may be unable to breathe at all. Such emergencies require immediate medical attention to prevent the failure of critical organs, such as the heart and brain. A broad range of different pulmonary emergencies is covered, from pneumothorax, pulmonary embolism, and right heart failure to acute exacerbations of diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Pulmonary emergencies are quite common presentations to the Emergency room. The topics of pulmonary emergencies are designed to offer physicians a general understanding of what pulmonary disease is, how it's diagnosed and how it's managed in emergency situation.
This course is exclusively designed by the Dr. Prashant Raj, for every physician to understand handling pulmonary emergencies. The topic of pulmonary disease is designed to offer physicians a general understanding of what pulmonary disease is, how it's diagnosed and how it's managed in emergency situation.
This course also covers the entire relevant topic related to pulmonary emergencies like what to do in acute respiratory failure emergency, how should a patient with asthma be managed, how to do care for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patient in an Emergency, how to handle a Patient with Non-cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema, management of life-threatening Hemoptysis, what should be the initial treatment for pulmonary embolism in an emergency situation, emergency management of Pleural Effusion, how to manage a case of pneumonia, emergency management of Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease and how to manage a pneumothorax patient.
We will discuss the clinical features, evaluation, treatment and disposition of all underlying cause of pulmonary diseases. Finally, we'll wrap up this course on all pulmonary diseases by offering tips that every individual can take to help reduce their risk of developing the condition, or at the very least, minimize its impact on their lives.
Dr. Prashant is a trained Intensivist and pulmonologist. He graduated (MBBS) in 2008 from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi India. He pursued his post-graduation in Pulmonology and has additional qualifications in critical care medicine (Fellowship from the USA), and ancient Indian Vedic medicine.Pulmonologist Emergency Medicine Critical Care Expert