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Surgery 101

Welcome to Surgery 101, a series of podcasts produced with the help of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. The podcasts are intended to serve as brief introductions or reviews of surgical topics for medical students. We've aimed to cover a single topic in between 10-20 minutes so that you can quickly get a good idea of the basic concepts involved. Every episode is divided into chapters and concludes with several key points to summarize the topic. We are always keen to receive your feedback on our podcasts, and we are accepting suggestions for additional topics. 'Surgery 101' was created by Dr Parveen Boora and Dr Jonathan White, and is supported by the Department of Surgery at the University of Alberta. Our 2010 series of podcasts are brought to you by the Undergrad Surgery Mobile Podcasting Studio Team which is: Jonathan and many wonderful students, with the assistance of the surgeons of Edmonton.
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Feb 24, 2021

After listening to this episode of Surgery 101, listeners will be able to:

  • Explain the basic anatomy of the eye, including the different layers of the eye.
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of a retinal detachment.
  • Describe the typical clinical presentation of retinal detachments and understand when a referral to ophthalmology is appropriate.
  • List and describe the 3 surgical options used to treat a retinal detachment.
Feb 17, 2021

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe a general approach to gun shot wounds (or GSW) in the Trauma Bay or Emergency Department.
  2. Explain the difference between low velocity and high velocity guns.
  3. Describe the pathophysiology and common patterns of injury in gunshot wounds.
  4. Identify medical and surgical management principles for GSW.
Feb 10, 2021

After listening to this podcast, you should be able to:

  • Define the term “epidural hematoma”
  • Differentiate epidural hematomas from other intracranial hemorrhages.
  • Review the clinical presentation and diagnostic approach to patients presenting with epidural hematoma
  • List the differential diagnosis of epidural hematoma
  • Recognize complications of epidural hematoma and post-operative complications
Feb 3, 2021

After listening to this podcast, you should be able to:

  1. Define chronic pancreatitis
  2. Identify the main causes and pathophysiology behind chronic pancreatitis
  3. Identify the main presenting symptoms of chronic pancreatitis
  4. Describe the workup and investigations for chronic pancreatitis
  5. Describe the treatment plan for chronic pancreatitis, including surgical and non-surgical options

 

Feb 1, 2021

After listening to this podcast listeners should be able to:

  • Discuss the impact of a significant medical event on someone’s life
  • Recognize that our actions can have an impact on a patient’s life forever
  • Identify what inclusive medicine is and why it is important
  • Describe the history of inclusive medicine
  • Identify what you can do to create an inclusive profession
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