Fri, 02/24/2017 - 8:51am

Intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) are rare but significant causes of morbidity and mortality in both traumatic and medical ICU patients.

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Thu, 02/23/2017 - 6:05am

How should we manage a suspected line infection in a dialysis patient? This week our great nephrology team provided us pearls regarding catheter related bloodstream infections in addition to other valuable renal associated tips.

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Wed, 02/22/2017 - 4:59am

29 year old male presents by HEMS after a motorcycle accident.

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Tue, 02/21/2017 - 8:40am

 

So you think your young, healthy, sexually active patient with a painful joint and weird skin findings might have disseminated gonococcal infection or gonococcal arthritis…but you’re not sure of the difference between the two.  Is there a difference? Then you wonder how to properly diagnosis and treat such an illness.

 

 

 

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Mon, 02/20/2017 - 5:00am

For some, this topic may be more bread and butter than others. Many of you may work in cold areas where you are likely to see patients with hypothermia on a regular basis, especially in the winter. Whether you work shifts in a mountainous region or are simply catching up on EM topics while studying for boards in your in you flip flops by the beach, here are a few pearls regarding patients who present with hypothermia and their management.

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Sun, 02/19/2017 - 8:30pm

A high-yield review of the past week on EMDaily.

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Sat, 02/18/2017 - 5:03am

A 10 year old Caucasian male presents to the Emergency Department for the second time with his father with a chief complaint of worsening left hip pain and limp for 6 weeks.

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Fri, 02/17/2017 - 9:30am

Succinylcholine in the Pediatric Patient

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Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:33am

Are you unsure if you can use D-dimer testing to aid in the diagnositic evaluation for DVT/PE in the pregnant patient?  This week's Critically Appraised Topic in conference discusses the use of trimester-specific D-dimer threshold testing in pregnant patients.  

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Wed, 02/15/2017 - 1:34pm

An 8 year-old girl presents to the Emergency Department with shortness of breath. Symptoms began after a dinner and her parents state that she may have choked on something. What's the diagnosis?

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