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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Tue, 02/14/2017 - 5:00am

Tranexamic Acid! It seems everywhere we look there are people touting TXA as the next miracle drug. This post introduces the clinical applications of TXA and the evidence supporting its use.

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Mon, 02/13/2017 - 5:00am

Does the sight of a slit lamp intimidate you?  Then look no further!  Review this quick "how to" guide to get started with assessing the anterior chamber on slit lamp exam.

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Sun, 02/12/2017 - 5:32pm

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

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Sat, 02/11/2017 - 7:02am

   The chest CT findings of your patient include a large, multiloculated pleural effusion with evidence of free-floating fibrin stranding and enhancing rim around the affected lung and visceral pleura. What is the best treatment strategy for this patient?

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