Asthma Made Easy - Understand Causes, Diagnosis, & Treatment

Understand asthma with this clear medical lecture by Dr. Roger Seheult. Includes discussion and illustrations on asthma pathophysiology, signs and symptoms of asthma, diagnosis, triggers (GERD, postnasal drip, down feathers, etc.), flow volume loops, Samter's Triad. Video 2 covers a further discussion on the diagnosis of asthma, methacholine challenge test, and stepwise approach for the treatment of asthma (rescue inhaler / beta agonists, corticosteroids, montelukast etc.).

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MedCram medical videos allow you to cut down on study time and maximize retention and understanding by focusing in on what is most important. Dr. Seheult's medical illustrations, charts, memory aids, and quizzes will make learning and reviewing medical topics a breeze. We think (and certainly hope) you'll find Asthma Explained Clearly very informative, easy to follow, and fun.

Course Contents:
  • Asthma Definition, Pathophysiology, & Differential Diagnosis
  • Asthma Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Quiz
  • Asthma Case Study Part 1
  • Asthma Case Study Part 2

HAJRAH JABEEN

the course is well laid out, concise and easy to follow.

ELIZABETH FRANCO (NP Student)

easy to understand

BRENDA MILLER

Excellent information and presentation.

CHARLES-ALEXANDRE ROUSSEL, Paramedic

RAYAN ABDULRAHMAN, MD

SEGUN AJIBOYE, RN

VARSHA SHAH, MD

LEE GARDNER, MD

Outstanding....

KALPANA THAWANI

great review. so clear!thanks

SAMIRA BEN

PATRICIA RAMIREZ (NP Student)

I thought it was interesting

CANDIA JACOB

relevant. to the point

LAURA WHEELER

Very well organized and presented.

BANK JANI, MD

Quite superficial.. Also PLEASE write more legibly.. Humble request..

JULIE NYHUS (NP Student)

SACIID XASSAN

That is the best explanation, thanks!

TEKE APALATA

FERNANDO REINA, Paramedic

Great explanation. Very easy to understand!!

MARIANNE BENNETT (NP Student)

Explained clearly. The risk factors and the pharmacology were particularly helpful.

CLARA HENRIQUES, NP

I think overall it was a very good course. The basics were explained very clearly

KATHY KIMPLER, PA

Great explanations. Very simple terms, love the addition of side effects of medications; excellent PFT explanation.

VENKATA MUKKU, MD

Nice overview

ASMA JAMIL

LUJAIN HAKEEM, Dentist

USHA ANAND

KRYSTAL DELORME

GREGORY LEBELT

MARIA GUERRERO (Medical Student)

Great video! Very concise and applicable to my board prep

YUNG CAO

I was listening to this to study for my PANRE... it fit so well with my board review course! Really enjoying his lectures.

DEREK RUSSELL

GENIUS MAGWETA, RN

LIZ HITCHCOCK (Nursing Student)

ANGELA CALIMAG, MD

KABWEA TIBAN, MD

Very, very clear and helpful

PHOSAKUFA MGIBA, MD

Very clear, concise lecture.

MARY BETH TOMS

Asthma - Great Lecture

Well Done!! Thanks for all of the help

FATEMA YUSUF

TRACY NAUERT

MAIRA NASIR, Pharmacist

The lecture was explained very well including all basic knowledge which we should have ! Thumbs up to medcram

NANETTE MURTHA (NP Student)

MICHAEL HOLT

JOHN KOSZUTA, MD

I enjoy your presentation style and the information. I think another lecture on asthma, talking about diagnostic workup. Specifically talking about IGE and eosinophil testing along with treatment options and requirements/qualifications for drugs like Nucala and Fasenra would be helpful. You could also touch on related asthma complications such as ABPA and EGPA. We tend to forget about these things on a daily basis and need to be reminded.... I've been in practice 25 years and am pulmonary/critical care/sleep trained. Your courses help to reinforce some things which I have learned in the past but have forgotten. It's always good to build/reinforce a strong foundation. Thank you so much!

ANNETTE WILSON, NP

NOELLE KELLS

Excellent, accessible information.

EMILIENNE WATONSI

Great review. Can the various stages be also distinguished by FEV1 values?

JESSE GULICK, Paramedic

SARAH TOMLINSON

MICHAEL ISAAC

JUMANA ABDELKARIM, MD

PRINCE NWAIZUGBE (Medical Student)

FERNANDO FERNANDEZ ARCAS, MD

ANDREW FISKE

Information in the videos were well explained, on topic and easy to understand. Although I wish there was more thought put into the visual aspects of the lessons. I would like to see more colorful, planned and pre-made diagrams and graphics to understand concepts better.

NILOFER PATEL, Pharmacist

So so informative and easy to understand explanation

KRISTIN YORK (NP Student)

TREAUNDRA POPE, NP

FLORENTINA VULCAN (NP Student)

TINA CHAPHE (NP Student)

ELVANETTE ANTENOR (NP Student)

TRACY MOYLE (NP Student)

well presented, not too complex. minimal detail.

YEN BRADSHAW, Pharmacist

MISTELLE ALLAN (NP Student)

ANJALI MAKHIJANI, MD

PIERRE COULOMBE

SUCHI MISHRA

Excellent

KEVA JOSEPH

SUDHAKAR MANNAM, MD

NATAN KHOTIANOV, MD

SHESH G

FRED STAPLES, PA-C

YANINA WIEGAND

very informative. I would benefit though more if the names of meds were written down as well

CATHERINE KUADA, MD

SCOTT SMITH, NP

Good review!

AREND ISAACS, MD

excellent content

CARY HARRISON, EMT

Sweet clarity!

MIKSHIRA MOSELY

CONNIE EATMAN

Concise content but superb!! A great review for pathophysiology.

LISA AUSTIN

MONICA GAY (NP Student)

Great lecture! The examples were on point and the explanations very straight forward and easy to comprehend.

LUCI MURPHY, RN

JAHANGIRKHAN PATHAN, MD

I really do not need to praise you because I know , no matter what I write for you, it won’t be enough anyway. :)

ERIC BOYER, MD

RAYMOND TWUM-BARIMA

MITJA KNEZ

Great explanation. Maybe missing information about coughing that is sometimes asthma caused.

TERRY SAUNDERS, PA-C

FAHEEM NUSRAT

PETER JANSSEN

VERONICA CARTER, NP

Very good😊 So helpful and breaks it down making it very easy to learn!

GIRIDHARAN VS

What is Asthma? Stages and clinical diagnosis are clearly explained in this free video. Thanks doc for this wonderful video

JAMIE SMITH (NP Student)

RAFAEL ENCISO

Really intuitive and simple to understand; anticipated every question and addressed it remarkably.

NILS BILLO

GREGORY POWERS (Nursing Student)

great

REZA SODAGAR, MD

I think there is need for better explanation of diagnosis and especially the treatment needs much more clarification. Thank you

MARLON APPOLIS

CARRI LAKES

MARTHA BOOTH

JILLIAN MARCELO, MD

RAQUEL VELAZQUEZ, NP

MARK GETTINGS, Paramedic

CHRIS PENDLETON, Paramedic

Great information

LORI ELMORE, NP

Very informative

LEWIS LITWACK, MD

STACEY SAMUEL

KIM LOWMAN, RN

Excellent course

EMILY CHANDLER (NP Student)

LARRY JENKINS, MD

JEANNE LALICH (Nursing Student)

Such a clear explanation of asthma/ reactive airway disease. Thank you!

MICHELLE ALEXANDER, NP

RACHEL DASON, Dentist

Best explanation!

VIRGINIA CASHMAN

Excellent presentation!

MARGARET TUMUHAIRWE (NP Student)

JENNIFER ROBINSON, NP

VIVIENE THOMPSON (Nursing Student)

Great info.

JOSEFA RODRIGUEZ

HARSHA SAMARAJIWA, MD

ALEKSEY KARAVAEV

ERIK HAUGEN, MD

Excellent

JESSICA TROCHE (NP Student)

PETER WANG

YAN CHEN

LEONID BRODSKY, MD

PRASAD POTLURI

Excellent

MELISSA NGUYE , Pharmacist

Clear and concise explanation of disease state and how to treat. Great review.

COLEMAN GULICK, NP

MANIVANH PRUDHOMME (NP Student)

JOHN REARDON, Paramedic

CLEAR, CONCISE AND EASY TO FOLLOW. TREATMENT SECTION FOR ASTHMA IS EXCELLENT.

FELICIA AYOADE

LEXI ALMBERG (NP Student)

STEPHANIE WATKINS

Good Course

LOUIS GIGUERE

Very well explained. Super job!!

RHONAN BATUHAN (Nursing Student)

Totally understood the pathophysiological process of asthma. explanation about asthma meds. totally made sense. I scored 10/10 without reviewing my notes..... meaning I was able to really retain the info. very well just by paying attention to the lecture. Thanks a lot!

MIRIAM TIVZENDA, NP

KURT DATZ, MD

Excellent

ROBERT BERNARD

very helpful

MOHAMMAD MUGHAL, MD

TAMMY ALVERSON, MD

LINDSEY ROSE, MD

MATTHEW APEDO, MD

VESTA FAIRLEY, NP

Very easy to understand. Good voice for teaching

OMAR GABRIEL, NP

MARIE EKREN, RN

Thank you for this!

ROSS LAUGER, NP

SHARON HOOD

SANGITA KHAWAS, RN

MIGUEL PAJATE

KAMERON KILGORE, NP

Broken down very clearly, I feel much more confident about managing asthma treatment after having watched this course and the one on inhalers

DANIEL FARJAOUI (Medical Student)

I know why most of symptom why it happen but can you explain it :) I havé question why bêta agoniste long acting inscrease heart problem, only bécause tachycardia ?

SAMUEL FANTAYE

AVIHU PEREG

SUSAN YANG

DAVID HO

GERRY PRIETO (Medical Student)

ARIEL HILL (NP Student)

KATI WILLOUGHBY, MD

RACHEL WETHERINGTON (NP Student)

VICTORIA KULESZA (Medical Student)

Love the questions at the end. More of these please!

GREGORY COSTA, PA-C

BRIAN LEE, MD

MAGGIE PARKER (NP Student)

JANET ADJEI (NP Student)

The video is well presented and explained beautifully. Easy to follow, especially with asthma treatment.

STEFANIE GROTHGAR, MD

Very useful explaination of therapy

VIVIEN HUTCHINSON

Excellent so comprehensive - 5 star

APRIL BIRDSONG

Awesome. Simple understanding of asthma and its treatment.

FRANCES PLATOCK (NP Student)

LEAH JACKSON (NP Student)

SUHYUN LEE, MD

I love this lecture

ALFONSO VERA (Medical Student)

CESAREO ALVAREZ RODRIGUEZ

CASEY SCHUETZLE (Nursing Student)

THERESA SLADE-MOORE, MD

TAISEER MALKAWI (Pharmacy Student)

FARID MOLLA

NANCY DUFFE

Thecourse was informative and easliy understandable.

KEN RUSSELL

IMAD HALIMI

perfect, very clear, no need for unnecessary or complementary explanation.....thank you medcram team

AKRAM KADDOUR, MD

RACHEL WALTER, NP

PERLA PUEBLA (NP Student)

LATIVIA EDMOND

RICHARD BENIAN, Dentist

MICHELE WILKINSON, NP

MAVIS NZARA

DAVID DELON

MIGUEL PAJATE

IVAN POPOV

JORGE GOMEZ, MD

MIGUEL QUISPE (Medical Student)

GEUN YOUNG KIM

STEVEN DUFFY, NP

JOHNNI CANSLER (NP Student)

Clear and concise. Exactly what I needed.

RICARDO FONSECA, MD

AESSA BATES, NP

PATRICK CRANDON

excellent! very clear explanations

TANYA JACKSON

Excellent course, very well explained, easy to understand, I wish our instructors would teach the same way.

LUCILLE WILLIAMS-FERNANDEZ

It broke things down in a way my lecturers definitely didn't. I can actually understand the pathophysiology and treatments much better now!

WAYNE KNOX

It was another 5 plus

NOELLE MOLTER (Medical Student)

THOMAS WHITE

CAROLYN ESTORNELL (NP Student)

NATHANIEL OTT, MD

JENNIFER LAFLEUR (NP Student)

Asthma

well presented

CHARITO CLARIN, RN

I like it. I'm learning good.

AUNG THA THEIN, MD

MARK VIGLIOTTI

ALEX SPORTON (Medical Student)

TETYANA DEEMING

LIZ SCHAFER

MSN Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

I am currently enrolled in the MSN program and have to write an extensive paper specifically regarding Asthma. In my current profession as a nurse, I work in the colon-rectal - liver field and don't deal with many asthmatics or that disease process at all. So, I used these videos to refresh myself on the disease process. These two videos gave me everything I needed to feel refreshed on the disease process and gave me a good foundation to writing the beginning of my paper.

FRITS GOUDBERG

Awesome lecture which helped pull it all together. Nicely done!

JOSEPH HASTIE , MD

short and sweet

JOYCE FUSS, NP

KRISTINA PYSZKOVA SMRECKOVA, Paramedic

ELIAS FUBINI

JENNIFER LORGAN

MARCIA DOWNER, PT

ERIC CURI

Great review

Excelent review opportunitie on Asthma. Thank you, doctor!

LEAH FISCHER , Paramedic

A bit over my head as a paramedic but excellent information in knowing what is going to happen once my patient is taken to the ER.

APPLE LINARIO

ELROMA DAVID

Very well done.

JENNIFER SHEFFLER

Easily explained, great course. Thank you

TAMMIE VANSTORY

SAMIRA BEN

JORDAN TEAL

Very informative and organized presentation