John Cafaro MD

Advanced practice: Bariatric surgery complications

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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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#EMconf: The Hook Effect

Happy Thanksgiving to all from EM Daily!  Hopefully many of you are able to watch some football and spend quality time with your family and friends.  The conference pearl for this week is from Dr. Lisa Filippone who explains why you may get a false negative pregancy test.   Take a few minutes to read about the Hook Effect...   

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