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Cardiovascular/Pulmonary: Case 8

C. Walker

Week 7 -August 2

Boards and Beyond - Required

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This Week: 43 minutes

Sub-Category 02: Obstructive and Restrictive Diseases

  • Obstructive Lung Disease - 27 min

Sub-Category 03: Other Pulmonary Topics

  • Sleep Apnea - 7 min
  • Sarcoidosis - 9 min



Weekly Objectives


  1. Characterize underlying organ system dysfunctions involved in dyspnea.
  2. Compare and contrast cardiac and pulmonary causes of dyspnea.
  3. Develop a broad differential diagnosis of dyspnea.
  4. \Describe the pathophysiologic mechanisms that contribute to dyspnea.
  5. Interpret static, dynamic, and exercise pulmonary function tests.
  6. Categorize by class and describe the appropriate pharmacotherapy for pulmonary and cardiovascular causes of dyspnea.
  7. Describe the effects of health care disparities on patient outcomes.
  8. Outline a basic approach to diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).