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Clerkship - Lung Nodule

  1. Create an algorithm for the evaluation of a patient with a lung nodule on chest x-ray.
  2. Discuss the common risk factors and clinical symptoms of lung cancer.
  3. List the most common sources of malignant metastases to the lungs.
  4. Compare and contrast the management and prognosis of metastatic vs.primary lung malignancies.
  5. Describe the most common diagnostic procedures used to evaluate pulmonary and mediastinal lesions.
  6. List the common tumors of the anterior, posterior and superior mediastinum.

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