Physician Assistant Exam Review

We review core medical knowledge on continuous basis in order to prepare you for the PANCE or PANRE.

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S2 E059 Pulm Neoplastic Disease

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S2 E058 Pulm Infections part 2

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S2 E057 Pulmonary infections Part 1

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S2 E056 Pneumonia

Pneumonia Community Acquired Pneumonia From oxford dictionary – Lung inflammation caused by bacterial or viral infection, in which the air sacs fill with pus and may become solid. Inflammation may affect both lungs ( double pneumonia ),


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S2 E055 Pulmonary Circ and PA WEEK!

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S2 E054 Pleural disease for the PANCE

Pneumothorax with a touch of decreasing your stress level


 17 September 2019  25m

S2 E053 Restrictive Lung Diseases and what to avoid on your breaks.

Restrictive Pulmonary Disease Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis The development of scar tissue within the lungs Clinical presentation Dyspnea Dry cough Chest discomfort Labs, Studies and Physical Exam Findings Fine crackles at the bases may be present FEV1...


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S2 E052 CF & why key terms aren’t enough

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S2 E051 COPD & Asthma (and my best advice for struggling)

Obstructive Lung Diseases Spirometry The most used pulmonary function test. It measures volume and speed of exhalation and inspiration. Total lung capacity (TLC) The volume of the lungs at maximal inflation Tidal volume The volume of air moved into and...


 30 July 2019  32m

S2 E50 Derm Misc for the PANCE/PANRE

Acanthosis Nigricans Typically occurs in African Americans Causes May be inherited May appear in a healthy individual May be directly related to an underlying health issue which is usually an endocrine disorder Insulin resistant disorders are most comm...


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