Each of our real patient video cases has a standardized format. They all contain the same basic components of information, arranged inside of drawers. The data changes from case to case, specific to that patient, but you can always count on the cases having the same drawers.
You can play a short video (typically 1-2 minutes long) to see a real life example of the patient interacting with a healthcare provider.
Vitals & Demographics
This section includes information about the patient and their presenting symptoms:
Gender, age, weight
Signs & symptoms
Medical & social history
List of current medications
Differential Diagnosis & Patient Workup
This section provides a list of differential diagnoses and the patient workup that was performed during this encounter.
This section provides the medical diagnosis that was determined by the healthcare provider after the patient was seen.
This section includes treatment and disposition information associated with the case. If the case includes any additional supporting videos, photographs, or multimedia (such as x-rays, ultrasound or other diagnostic tools), this is where students will find that information.
Standards of Care
This section includes standard diagnostic and treatments commonly suggested to manage this particular medical condition. If applicable, some cases may include links to 3rd party websites for more information. For example, in the case below (case 523 | Acute onset chest pain with history of myocardial infarction) a link to Medscape’s overview of Angina Pectoris is included.
Key Points & Editorial
This section includes editorial comments that have been added to the case by the ReelDx Faculty team.
Lists the case author(s) and when the case was last reviewed and updated by one of our ReelDx Faculty members.
Each of our cases has a built-in forum post associated with it. This is where you can ask questions about the case and discuss best practices with your fellow educators.