Surgery Consult 4: Diagnosis, Tests &Treatment

In this episode, Dr Jonathan White discusses how to use the findings of history & physical examination to make a diagnosis, order tests and generate a treatment plan for the surgical patient.

After listening to this episode, learners should be able to:
•    Describe the RIME framework of medical student development.
•    Describe how to make a differential diagnosis using key features and medical knowledge.
•    List the common tests employed in surgical diagnosis, and explain their rational use.
•    Use the DAVID framework to make a treatment plan.
•    Describe how a consult note is written.

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