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Acute CVA with Dr. Jignesh Shah

Dr. Shah presents Acute CVA by first explaining how to evaluate a stroke patient, define a stroke and TIA as well as stroke epidemiology.  He then discusses the concept of penumbra along with vascular anatomy and pathogenesis. After talking through the risk factors and classifying ischemic stroke, Dr. Shah finishes with the signs and symptoms of a stroke. 

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Transparency with Information and Disclosure of Medical Errors with Dr. Nathan Spell

Dr. Nathan Spell presents "Transparency with Information and Disclosure of Medical Errors" by first explaining the rationale for disclosure of medical errors to patients and/or families along with how to relate the patient's perspective on transparency of information about errors and unexpected events. He then describes the emotions experienced by health care professionals and patients when discussing a medical error. Dr. Spell finished by discussing how to disclose errors in compassionate and patient-centered ways,  including effective use of apology where appropriate. 

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Delirium with Dr. Zachary Sager

Dr. Sager presents Delirium and how common it is through various statistics before explaining the Delirium DSM- 5 Criteria. He then discusses the many paths that lead to the development of Delirium and why that makes it so difficult to treat as well as the diagnosis of Delirium and the different risk factors involved like dementia, immobility, sensory impairment, etc. While treatment is hard to come by, Dr. Sager discusses the different treatments available.

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Getting to know our Louisville Lectures Community

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Louisville Lectures wants to get to know our medical lectures community.  From students to clinicians, we want to see where and how you study. Whether it be by our podcast, YouTube videos, or this blog, we would love to get a chance to see how you do so using Louisville Lectures. Below is Dr. Laura Bishop, our Director of Digital Media and Website Design, here to explain how much Louisville Lectures has grown throughout the years and the steps you can take to showing us how you use these lectures. Make sure to watch for more information on how you can win a Starbucks gift card!

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Bipolar Disorder with Dr. Zachary Sager

In a discussion with listeners, Dr. Sager through Bipolar Disorder by first explaining the DSM Criteria from Manic Episodes to Bipolar Depression. Dr. Sager presents how to diagnose Bipolar Disorder as well as the different treatments and how to make an educated decision for when to begin treatment based on the individual patient.   

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Movement Disorders 101 with Dr. Kathrin LaFaver

Dr. LaFaver presents Movement Disorders by first explaining the spectrum of hyperkinetic movement disorders from myoclonus to dystonia and how their movements differ among them as well as what movements are classified between hypokinetic and hyperkinetic movements. She then explains the phenomenology of movements and how to describe them before going into detail about the differences between Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor.

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Reflections on "Hearing Voices" with Dr. André Churchwell

Dr. Churchwell takes listeners on a journey through different mentors he has had throughout his life beginning with his childhood to his current career. With each mentor, he provides insight to their character and teaching methods specific to how they learned things themselves. Dr. Churchwell emphasizes the care each of his mentors had to their patients and friends and how their intelligence was translated through their dedication and passion. 

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Understanding and Preventing Physician Burnout with Eric Baker

Eric Baker presents Physician Burnout by first discussing burnout in terms of psychology from occupational burnout to job burnout. He then explains statistics involved with physician burnout through various graphs and charts comparing different scenarios from med students and residents compared to the general population as well as how burnout differs between physicians.

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