Medical School Lesson Plan – Acute Aortic Dissection

Picture the scene…

You see a 73 old man in majors who has had a sudden onset of severe chest pain, which has now gone. He is sitting reading the paper and in majors.

Learning Objective

To learn about the diagnosis and management of acute aortic dissection in the ED.

Task 1 – Listen

Task 2 – Read

Task 3 – Discuss

Task 4 – Summary

Task 5 – Reflect

Cite this article as: Sanjay Ramamoorthy, "Medical School Lesson Plan – Acute Aortic Dissection," in St.Emlyn's, September 22, 2020,

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