Sample Case

Download this sample case to follow along in the facilitator training videos.

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In order to maintain quality and provide case updates as well as new cases as they become available, we require an active email address and institutional affiliation to download the remaining SUGAR cases.

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Available cases include:

Individual Cases - The 8 cases (inpatient) which were initially piloted.

  • Case 1A (Frustration: DKA)
  • Case 2A (Floundering: Rheumatic Fever)
  • Case 3A (Futility: Neonatal Resuscitation)
  • Case 4A (Failure: Shock & Malnutrition)
  • Case 1B (Frustration: Pneumonia)
  • Case 2B (Floundering: LIP)
  • Case 3B (Futility: Spinal Cord Injury)
  • Case 4B (Failure: Nephrotic Syndrome vs. Kwashiorkor)

Additional Inpatient Cases - New cases developed by members of the SUGAR community.

Additional Pediatric Inpatient Cases

  • Case 1C (Frustration: Status Asthmaticus)
  • Case 3C (Futility: Non-Accidental Burn)

Obstetrics & Gynecology Cases

  • Case 1D (Frustration: Hypertension in Pregnancy)
  • Case 2D (Floundering: Female genital mutilation)
  • Case 4D (Failure: Septic Abortion)

Community Cases - New community based/outpatient cases developed by members of the SUGAR Community.

  • Community Case 1 (Floundering: Rape)
  • Community Case 2 (Floundering: Neglect)

SUGAR CANE (Cases about Non-Medical Experiences) - A new series developed by members of the SUGAR community which focuses on non-medical/systems challenges which may arise when traveling to work in a resource-limited setting.

  • CANE Case 1 (Floundering: Rabies)

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