Mon, 05/29/2017 - 12:00am

It is understood that chronic conditions such as hypertension, coronary artery disease, heart failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and valvular disease (just to name a few) are risk factors for the development of atrial fibrillation. However, in the ED it is important that we are aware of the acute triggers of atrial fibrillation, some of which are associated with significant morbidity and mortality.

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Sat, 05/27/2017 - 2:35pm

A 63 year old male presents to the ED with his wife after she noticed progressive change in behavior and yellowing of his skin over the last 2 days. The wife reports the patient has been havin abdominal pain.

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Thu, 05/25/2017 - 6:33am

Looking for a quick review of side effects to frequently used antibiotics?  This week, Dr. Sam Eldrich discussed potential complications from commonly used antibiotics used in the ED.  So think twice before subscribing that antibiotic....  

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Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:08am
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:42am

 

5 steps to Managing Acute Chest Syndrome in adult population

 

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Mon, 05/22/2017 - 5:00am

Master placement of surgical chest tubes with these simple tips and tricks.

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Fri, 05/19/2017 - 9:04am

54 year-old male with a known peanut allergy presents with anaphylaxis after accidental peanut ingestion....find out what happens next!

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Thu, 05/18/2017 - 6:26am

Are you a graduating senior resident?  Looking for some great advice as you transition to independent practice?  This week, four of our recent graduates, Drs. Smolar, Wilsey, Beck and Jablow, returned to provide words of wisdom about their first year out. 

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Wed, 05/17/2017 - 8:00am

A 78 year-old female presents with right-sided, sharp abdominal pain.  A CT scan is obtained. 

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Tue, 05/16/2017 - 9:52pm

It’s the end of a long night shift and you are about to see your next patient triaged as “known history of gastroparesis, presenting with intractable nausea and vomiting.” You know you are in for a rough battle ahead without any good pharmacological choices for treatment.  Enter HALOPERIDOL.

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