Wed, 07/26/2017 - 6:00am

A 23 year old male with a history of IVDU presented with pleuritic chest pain.

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Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:31pm

Intubation has traditionally been performed with patients in the full supine position. Recent data suggests that elevation of the head of the bed may be more effective during preoxygenation before intubation. Check out this summary of a paper from Anesthesia that put this idea to the test!

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Mon, 07/24/2017 - 5:00am

Have an adolescent complaining of hip pain, groin pain, knee pain or limp?  Don't forget to think about this pediatric orthopedic emergency where timely diagnosis truly matters.

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Sun, 07/23/2017 - 8:00am

A High Yield Reivew of this week's posts

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Sat, 07/22/2017 - 9:46am

A 25 y/o male with a history of Type 1 Diabetes presents with acute right shoulder pain.

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Sat, 07/22/2017 - 9:14am

The EM Daily is launching a monthly podcast series and the first one is a case of lactic acidosis. Former resdient and now attending, Dr. Katherine Moore tells us about this curious case of lactic acidosis.

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Thu, 07/20/2017 - 6:21am

Looking for a quick review on snake bites?  As we continue our summer emergencies module, Dr. Michael Coletta educated us on snake envenomations, treatment options and resources.  Continue reading for the highlights!  

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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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