Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:00pm

25 year-old female presents following a fall from her horse 5 days ago.

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Mon, 12/31/2018 - 12:26am

Von Willebrand Disease is the most common of the inherited bleeding disorders. Do you remember that there is more than one "type" of Von Willebrand Disease? Remember which type you should NOT use DDVAVP on? Read on for a quick overview. 

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Sat, 12/29/2018 - 1:49pm

Which of the following lab results are consistent with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura?

(scroll down for answer) 

A) Decreased Platelets, Normal PT/INR, Normal Fibrinogen 

B) Increased Platelets, Decreased PT/INR, Increased Fibrinogen 

C) Decreased Platelets, Decreased PT/INR, Decreased Fibrinogen 

D) Normal Platelets, Normal PT/INR, Increased Fibrinogen 

E) Decreased Platelets, Increased PT/INR, Decreased Fibrinogen 

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Fri, 12/28/2018 - 6:00am

Check out this lecture from by Dr. Jen Axelband from 2018’s C4 conference

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Wed, 12/26/2018 - 1:19pm

An 81 yo female presents with altered mental status

 

 

 

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Tue, 12/25/2018 - 5:00am

Lemierre Syndrome is thrombophlebitis with infectious involvement of the carotid sheath vessels and bacteremia.  It is an extremely rare condition also known as jugular vein suppurative thrombophlebitis, postanginal sepsis and necrobacillosis, which usually affects previously healthy / young adults (approx. 20 y/o).  

 

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Mon, 12/24/2018 - 5:02am

Here's a succinct overview of esophageal variceal bleeding management.

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Sat, 12/22/2018 - 8:23am

 

What is the most common cause of bronchiolitis in infants? (scroll down for answer)

A) Respiratory syncytial virus

B) Rhinovirus 

C) Parainfluenza viral 

D) Adenovirus

E) Streptococcus 

 

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Fri, 12/21/2018 - 2:53pm

The C4 is coming on March 20, 2019!

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Thu, 12/20/2018 - 7:00am

Last week, EMS hosted the Cooper University Hospital EM Residents at their training facility for some hands on learning. 

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