Fri, 04/28/2017 - 3:33pm

Patients with cerebellar hemorrhage are more likely to have rapidly progressive symptoms and may require more aggressive interventions than patients with other forms of intra-cerebral hemorrhage

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Thu, 04/27/2017 - 6:23am

Looking for some high yield ocular trauma pearls?  This week during our HEENT module, Dr. Karthik Muthuswamy provided us multiple leaning points we can apply to our next patient suffering from ocular trauma.   

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Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:01am

Patient fell on an outstretched hand and presents with arm pain, what’s the diagnosis and how should you treat him?

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Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:00am

Chief Complaint: Finger infection. Gosh, I hope it’s only a paronychia. Oh no…it’s a felon! How do I drain those again??

 

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Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:01am

Any chemical exposure to the eyes is a true emergency until proven otherwise. 

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Sat, 04/22/2017 - 8:05am

A 29 year old male presents to your Emergency Department with finger pain. The patient reports his is a construction worker and was using and hammer and "missed" and hit his left hand. On physical exam you note some swelling to the distal half of the patient's left index finger.

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Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:03am

Recent tragic events remind us that we need to be ready for chemical attacks. Learn the basics of sarin gas.

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Thu, 04/20/2017 - 6:21am

Patients suffering from uncomplicated diverticulitis are generally prescribed oral antibiotics but does it improve outcomes?  This week for his critically appraised topic,  Dr. Reid Phillips investigated whether antibiotics improve recovery time or complication rate in uncomplicated diverticulitis.  

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Wed, 04/19/2017 - 7:00am

50yoM presents s/p sudden headache and that he’s walking like he’s drunk. BP 260/110 and he doesn’t follow commands for the neuro exam. What’s the diagnosis and why is edema so concerning in this patient?

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Tue, 04/18/2017 - 2:50pm

A high-yield review of ECG findings in myocardial infarction and tips on determining the culprit vessel!

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