Internal Medicine Made Easy!

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Internal Medicine Made Easy!

Dr. Orrin Barrow, my mentor and teacher used to say that "Medicine is easy." In this spirit, I have decided to put together illustrations that have helped me to appreciate this fact, and which I would like to share with the medical students that pass under my supervision.

This is a work in progress, so please check back frequently to peruse the updated materials.

Understanding Heart Failure

Two Pumps in Series

Understanding Heart Murmurs

The Normal Cardiac Cycle  (Animation)
Mitral Regurgitation

Understanding Starling's Forces

Starling's Forces In Balance
Interstitial Edema due to Increased Hydrostatic Pressure
Interstitial Edema due to Decreased Oncotic Pressure
Interstitial Edema due to Increased Capillary Permeability
Interstitial Edema due to Decreased Lymphatic Drainage
Clinical Causes of Pedal Edema

Understanding Diabetes

Normal Glucose Regulation
Diabetes Mellitus Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

Understanding EKG