Tue, 11/08/2016 - 12:42pm

In Week 3 of this NFL season, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant suffered a non-displaced tibial plateau fracture against the Chicago Bears. In the news, the injury was labeled a "hairline fracture of the knee." The injury resulted from Bryant landing awkwardly on his leg while being tackled near the sideline. Bryant is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

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Mon, 11/07/2016 - 6:45am

Ankle sprains are one of the most common traumatic injuries encountered in the Emergency Department. The pathophysiology of an ankle sprain occurs when there is abnormal movement of the talus within the ankle mortise leading to disruption of the surrounding ligaments.

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Sun, 11/06/2016 - 6:45am

A high-yield review of the past week on EMDaily

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Sat, 11/05/2016 - 6:45am

Practicing in an Emergency Department gives any Emergency Physician a different perspective on many facets of life. We operate on the borders of life and death 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. However this constant commitment to our patients does not come without a price.

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Fri, 11/04/2016 - 6:45am

Antibiotic use in patients with upper GI bleeding and concomitant liver cirrhosis is standard of care. However, have you ever wondered where that recommendation comes from and what exactly the benefits are?

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Thu, 11/03/2016 - 8:45am

Planning your next trip to the Rocky Mountains? Treating patients on base camp of Mount Everest? Here are the high-yield basics of High Altitude Illness including Acute Mountain Sickness, High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE), and High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE).

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Wed, 11/02/2016 - 6:44am

Case: 55 year old female with unknown medical history presents to the Emergency Department by EMS after having a seizure. Prior to the seizure the patient was found "acting strangely" and agitated outside on her street.

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Tue, 11/01/2016 - 6:42am

Acute compartment syndrome is a surgical emergency. Beyond clinical findings, measurements of compartment pressures are an important adjunct to making the diagnosis.

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Mon, 10/31/2016 - 11:28am

Excited delirium syndrome is a pathophysiologic progression that Emergency Medicine physicians are exposed to daily.

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