This is the 1st episode in a 4-part series covering complications at the time of vaginal delivery. This episode is brought to you by Leah Rusnell a fourth-year medical student at the University of Saskatchewan in Regina. Today we will discuss operative vagina delivery.
After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:
1. Classify OVDs, also known as operative vaginal deliveries, and discuss the instrument options available to perform an OVD.
2. Identify the indications for and contraindications to an OVD.
3. Identify the fetal and maternal risks associated with OVD in comparison to a caesarean section.
4. List the pre-requisites and steps required to perform an OVD.
PDF Notes for Surgery 101 episode on operative vaginal delivery.
PDF Notes for Surgery 101 episode #301 Management of Acute Cholecystitis
In this episode, we are joined by Vivian Leung, a 3rd-year medical student from McGill University. She will be discussing a case titled: “Chloe has a chole”, and will be reviewing the management of acute cholecystitis. Vivian will touch upon the guidelines for antibiotic therapy, indications for urgent cholecystectomy, and the concept of risk stratification, which will serve as key information in determining whether your patient will benefit most from a surgical, versus non-surgical, management of acute cholecystitis.
After listening to this podcast, students will be able to: