Tue, 03/30/2021 - 5:11am

A patient boarding in the emergency department begins decompensating after a profound fit of retching and vomiting. Blood pressure is dropping and o2 sats are falling...you eyeball the patient from the door and he looks severely ill. No time to page the floor team...time to dive in and resuscitate!

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Sat, 03/27/2021 - 11:30pm
Thu, 03/25/2021 - 7:42am

Zach Athing, MD gave a wonderful lecture on Red Flags in patients chief complaint of HEADACHE 

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Wed, 03/24/2021 - 1:49pm

A 66 yo M w/ history of prior duodenal perforation s/p numerous graham patch repairs and prior endovascular aortic repair presents to the ED w/ altered mental status and hypotension w/ a SBP in 60s. He is emergently intubated. RUSH exam is done and free fluid is noted in the abdomen.

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Mon, 03/22/2021 - 5:00am

You’re working a shift in the Emergency Department and your patient needs an LP. You grab an informed consent form and head into the room to discuss the procedure with the patient... Of course you know you have to discuss risks and benefits and get the patient to sign the form, but what does "informed consent" actually mean?

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Thu, 03/18/2021 - 3:02pm

Most patients who undergo intubation will receive some sort of post-intubation sedative. In the ICU, over-sedation is common, and early deep sedation is associated with worse outcomes in mechanically ventilated patients – specifically, higher mortality. Does the choice of sedative affect mortality? 

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Wed, 03/17/2021 - 10:47am

 

 

A 57 year old male slipped and fell on ice and presents with wrist pain

 

 

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Tue, 03/16/2021 - 5:11am

A 68 yo male arrives after a motor vehicle collision in which he was the restrained driver of a T-boned car. His only complaint is left hip pain. No problem right? Wrong.

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Mon, 03/15/2021 - 5:00am

Last week, we discussed signs & symptoms of beta blocker and calcium channel blocker overdoses.  This week, we will cover treatment.

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Sat, 03/13/2021 - 10:00pm

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