Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:00am

A 56 yo asthmatic presents in cardiac arrest. During resuscitation she has bilateral needle decompression and subsequent bilateral thoracostomy tube placement.  

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Wed, 07/19/2017 - 5:30am

Anatomic landmarks followed by a "blind" stick is currently the standard practice for performing bedside lumbar punctures, but with increasing use and ease of ultrasound, could we one day see lumbar punctures follow in the footsteps of central line placement?

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Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:34am

Always looking up the clinical findings of a central vs. peripheral CN VII palsy? Wondering who to treat and who not to treat? Well...this post is for you! Click to read more about the basics of a Bell's Palsy!

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Sun, 07/16/2017 - 8:00am

A High Yield Summary of this week's posts!

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Fri, 07/14/2017 - 3:03pm

Not Just Full of Hot Air, a Beginner's Guide to Capnography

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Thu, 07/13/2017 - 6:21am

This week to kick off our academic year for our Summer Emergencies module, Dr. David Lambert joined us from Penn to talk about diving emergencies.  Read ahead for the highlights from his awesome talk!  

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Wed, 07/12/2017 - 5:00am

A 40 year old female presents with right knee pain after she was struck by a truck’s tailgate.  She is unable to bear weight and rests her knee on the stretcher in extension. 

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Tue, 07/11/2017 - 4:24pm

With summer in full swing now, swimming emergencies are bound to increase. A recent surge in media coverage may have raised many questions about the phenomenon known as “dry drowning." Variations in nomenclature regarding drowning can lead to confusion and imprecise terminology. Check out this post for a quick review:

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Mon, 07/10/2017 - 5:00am

A pregnant female presents with "damp" underwear upon awakening.  How do you know if she has ruptured her membranes?

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Sun, 07/09/2017 - 8:00am

A high yield summary of this week's posts

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