Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:09am

A 59 yo M presents to the ED complaining of chest pain following an MVC where he was a restrained driver. He reports that he crashed into a cement wall and his chest hit the steering wheel upon impact. On exam, there is noted exquisite tenderness to palpation with a deformity over the sternum.

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Tue, 09/03/2019 - 4:22pm

Interesting case of acute generalized weakness in 35 yo male ...

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Mon, 09/02/2019 - 9:39am

Happy Labor Day!  As summer comes to an end, its time to start thinking about some fall/winter pathologies.  Here is our one minute summary of croup!

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Sat, 08/31/2019 - 6:00am

 

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Fri, 08/30/2019 - 8:22am

Use it!

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Thu, 08/29/2019 - 7:14am

Is Topical Use of Injectable TXA Superior to Standard Anterior Epistaxis Treatment such as External Nasal Compression (ENC) or Anterior Nasal Packing (ANP)?

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Wed, 08/28/2019 - 12:10am

A 2 yo male presents refusing to bear weight on his right leg.  There is no known trauma.  Parents report he is very active and playful with older siblings.  He has focal tenderness over the distal tibia.  No fever and no pain with range of motion at the hip.  What's the diagnosis?

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Tue, 08/27/2019 - 5:32am

Independently interpreting plain film imaging is an essential skill for the Emergency Medicine provider. Among the most notorious of injuries likely to be missed is the Maisonneuve fracture. In this post we demonstrate the "can't miss" imaging findings to ensure that you don't make the mistake of thinking this is "just an ankle sprain!"

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Severe Asthma
Mon, 08/26/2019 - 5:00am

Asthma is one of the most common causes of respiratory distress seen in the emergency department. Most often, our patients will get better with some nebulizers and steroids. But when this fails, treatment becomes more complicated and patients can decompensate quickly. What are your options to step up therapy in your most severe asthma cases?

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Sat, 08/24/2019 - 5:00am

 

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