Wed, 07/21/2021 - 7:00am

A 13 year old female presents with right 5th digit pain and deformity after she hyperextended her finger while catching a basketball.

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Tue, 07/20/2021 - 5:11am

A 24 year old female presents to the ED complaining of a worsening headache after a lumbar puncture performed in the ED 2 days prior which diagnosed idiopathic intracranial hypertension. "No problem!" you think. Either this is just a post LP headache or possibly the patient needs more CSF drained to improve her headache. LP is a very safe procedure with minimal risk after all! Right?

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Mon, 07/19/2021 - 5:00am

Here we review some burn basics in a post by our recent grad Lynn Manganiello! She may have moved on up in the world, but she's still here teaching us on EM Daily! Next week, we'll review some of the complications of burns.

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Sat, 07/17/2021 - 10:15pm

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Wed, 07/14/2021 - 8:00am

 

A 45 yo male presents after MVC with c/o right eye and facial pain.

 

 

 

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Tue, 07/13/2021 - 5:21am

A 23 yo male with a hx of insulin dependent diabetes and recurrent admissions for DKA presents to the ED with complaints of diffuse body aches. He is acutely ill appearing, agitated, and combative with staff, demanding pain medication, entering other patients rooms, and screaming. Realizing that this patient is severely ill, you wonder how you will de-escalate or sedate this patient safely to enable life-saving care to be rendered.....

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Mon, 07/12/2021 - 5:00am

Bupropion, most commonly sold as Wellbutrin, has many uses ranging from depression to smoking cessation.  It comes, however, with several side effects we should be aware of and some scary effects when taken in overdose.  In this post, we review this medication, the risks associated with it, and how to manage an overdose.

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Sat, 07/10/2021 - 11:30am

37 year-old male presents to the

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Wed, 07/07/2021 - 7:00am

A 70 yo M presents to the ED with back pain s/p fall one day prior.

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Tue, 07/06/2021 - 5:11am

60 yo M w/ PEA arrest and ROSC, found to be profoundly hypotensive in the ED ... 

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