Sat, 10/07/2017 - 8:06am

A 64 y/o female presents with two days of "coughing up blood"...

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Fri, 10/06/2017 - 7:44pm

A 65-year old man is brought to the ED for hallucinations and you see the following on physical exam of his abdomen. What's the diagnosis?

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Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:55pm

This week during our Internal Medicine module, Dr. Jillian Smith discussed approach to hemoptysis.  Read ahead for highlights of this very informative talk....  

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Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:37am

A 45 you female presents complaining of abdominal pain

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Tue, 10/03/2017 - 5:00am

A nurse yells out that a woman is exsanguinating from her vaginal bleeding.  You quickly realize this is different from your typical GYN patient....

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Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:07am
  • Digitalis inactivates the Na-K-ATPase pump to increase intracellular calcium and extracellular potassium, causing + inoptropy, hence usage in CHF patients
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Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:00am

A high yield summary of this weeks posts

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Sat, 09/30/2017 - 8:00am

A 21 y/o F arrives with a headache, confusion and a fever...

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Wed, 09/27/2017 - 9:48pm

For the final week of our cardiology module, Dr. Lisa Filippone presented a great case.  A 24 y.o. male  playing basketball developed palpitations, lightheadedness, dizziness and almost 'passed out'.  On arrival to the ED the patient looked well and had no complaints except for palpitations:  HR 190, BP 130/70.  Lungs were clear, heart without an audible murmur and neuro exam was unremarkable.  ECG shown is shown.  What is the diagnosis and treatment?   

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Wed, 09/27/2017 - 7:00am

A 71 year old male presents with a chief complaint of dyspnea on exertion.

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