Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:57am

We practiced splinting last week with our orthopedic colleagues.  Knowledge of splinting complications is vital to both quality ED care and education of our patients upon discharge.  Read ahead for the details: 

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Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:00am

A 21 yo F presents with L wrist pain after falling forward during a cross country race. On exam, she has swelling and tenderness over the distal radius. A L wrist xray is obtained. What's the diagnosis? (scroll down for answer)

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roux en y
Tue, 01/16/2018 - 7:51pm

Obesity is a problem in the United States. More and more patients are receiving bariatric surgery, resulting in a predictably higher volume of patients seeking care in the ED for complications of surgery. Read on to learn more about some of the potentially devastating complications of the most common bariatric procedure: the roux-en-y bypass.

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Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:49am

In the emergency department, we are often asked by consultants to provide procedural sedation for reductions, suturing and repairs. Here is a cheat sheet to serve as your quick reference guide.

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Sat, 01/13/2018 - 3:36am

Neonatal Conjunctivitis

 

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Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:01am

Read ahead for a quick quide to factor replacement for your next bleeding hemophiliac patient...  

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Wed, 01/10/2018 - 6:08am

A 31 yo male presents with an influenza like-illness.

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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 8:35pm

Modern immunizations in conjunction with better CT imaging has likely led to declining need for lumbar puncture in the emergency department to evaluate for meningitis and subarachnoid hemorrhage. This may contribute to physician discomfort with the procedure and lower likelihood of first attempt success. This study evaluated whether the addition of ultrasound guidance could increase first attempt success on infant lumbar puncture in the Emergency Department.

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Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:18am

Epistaxis is a common ED complaint. There is a wide spectrum of presentation ranging from mild to severe and potentially life threateniing. Read on to learn some of the basics regarding risk factors, types and how to approach!

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Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:02pm

 

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