John is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, and Course Director at Duke University School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, USA.
Why I love to teach
I am an Associate Professor of Medicine, nephrologist, and kidney transplant specialist at Duke University. I have a Master’s Degree in Medical Education Leadership and is the 2017 recipient of the William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholar Award from the American Society of Nephrology. I enjoy teaching kidney physiology, clinical skills, and patient communication skills.
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Measuring the jugular venous pulse
When you suspect fluid imbalance, looking at jugular venous distention without assessing jugular venous pulse (JVP) is not enough. In this video, watch our expert break down the notoriously difficult JVP exam for you.
Narrowing the differential diagnosis for edema
The physical exam for edema seems easy, but a few tricks can give you additional insights. In this video, watch our expert use the findings to narrow down his differential diagnosis.
Generating a differential diagnosis for edema
A patient presents with distal swelling and you identify it as edema. What mechanisms of edema formation can you think of? In this video, our expert gives you the ultimate guide to the underlying pathophysiology.
Identifying body fluid compartments
In this video, we discuss body water distribution and influence of muscle mass on body water amount. We also walk you through clinical calculations. Have a look to find out how much body fluid bodybuilders have!