Mon, 09/10/2018 - 5:00am

Here is your quick guide to rate and rhythm control of atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response.

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Sat, 09/08/2018 - 9:06am

A 25 year old female presents with plaquenil overdose. She is hypotensive with a systolic blood pressure of 70. She complains of dizziness. EKG shows QRS widening. You initiate 2L of normal saline but her systolic blood pressure persists in the 70s. What is your vasopressor of choice? 

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Thu, 09/06/2018 - 4:00am

Chest pain is the most common litigated chief complaint in Emergency Medicine. 

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Wed, 09/05/2018 - 9:16am

A 25 y.o. female presents with wrist pain after MVC

 

 

 

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Tue, 09/04/2018 - 8:06pm

A 58 yo patient with a hx of CLL presents with a chief complaint of dyspnea, wheezing, and cough for 3 days. He is noted to be tachypneic with o2 sats of 91% on RA. There is diffuse expiratory wheezing. Peripheral WBC count is 199,000, increased from a baseline of ~80,000. A CT scan shows scattered interstital infiltrates. What is going on with this patient and what is the indicated therapy?

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Mon, 09/03/2018 - 5:00am

Abnormal uterine bleeding?  Remember PAL-COEIN.

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Sat, 09/01/2018 - 4:00am

27 year old male presents with acute onset of left testicular pain. Cremasteric reflex is normal. Some tenderness and a tranverse lie is noted.

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Fri, 08/31/2018 - 9:10pm
A 20 year-old female presents with an intentional overdose. Her mother reports that 30 tablets of Meloxicam 15mg missing. Patient alert and she complaints of generalized abdominal pain and nausea. Vitals are initially stable, but then she becomes hypotensive 50s/20s while she is alert. Her ECG is NSR and wide QRS (146ms) and prolong QTc (762ms). The patient eventually admits to also taking her mother’s Plaquenil.
 
 
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Thu, 08/30/2018 - 11:47am

Dr. Chavez discusses pearls and pitfalls of testicular torsion. 

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Wed, 08/29/2018 - 7:00am

A 90 yo male admitted to the hospital 4 days ago begins having nausea and vomiting.

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