This list features our top 5 most-viewed video cases by nursing and nurse practitioner (NP) programs. These 5 cases span a broad variety of topics, including respiratory infection, migraine, Bell’s Palsy, fever, and staph infection.
Top 5 Nursing Video Cases:
1. 300 | Fever, cough, and right sided 'sinus pain'
This patient is diagnosed with an upper respiratory infection after presenting with fever and cough. The case benefits from x-ray images and detailed suggested workup and suggested treatment sections, as well as key teaching points.
2. 602 | Episodic headaches and right-sided weakness
This fascinating case explores the suspected condition of a "migraine variant," which includes a number of presentations, including hemiplegic migraines. Supporting materials include an additional video of the patient demonstrating right-sided hemiplegia on exam.
3. 863 | Acute onset, unilateral facial paralysis
This case is an excellent resource for teaching about Bell's Palsy. The patient is a previously healthy adolescent female who presents with a 3 day history of left facial weakness involving the upper and lower face. Teaching points include suggested treatments and other possible diagnoses.
4. 586 | Acute onset fever and pain with urination
Patient has had discomfort since uretal stent was placed weeks prior and thinks she may have an infection. This patient's recent history of urologic surgery may prove key to her diagnosis.
5. 832 | Acute onset, facial rash
Pustules/vesicles have appeared for one week on his face and diaper area. No fever and he does not seem to be in pain. This case is a great resource to teach students about common skin infections and treatments.
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