Fri, 02/10/2017 - 8:54am

Do you have a patient with altered mental status from Baclofen toxicity? Here's some pearls to remember...

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Thu, 02/09/2017 - 8:55am

Snow day for the Cooper EM Residents! Instead of today's conference pearls we finish out our trauma/orthopedic module from January with a high yield summary of clinically useful hand pearls from our awesome new hand surgeon Dr. Nicole Jarrett's lecture!

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Tue, 02/07/2017 - 4:13am

A 34 yo female with a history of trigeminal neuralgia presented to the Emergency Department with a chief complaint of 5 days of severe, worsening paroxysms of pain in the left trigeminal nerve distribution. The pain was refractory to carbamazepine and gabapentin. Neurology was consulted and an unconventional therapy was recommended.

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Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:00am

Do you sound like a first year medical student when discussing hand injuries by phone with consultants? Forget all the tendon anatomy you crammed for in anatomy? FDP? FDS? FPL? Then check out this post for a "Back to Basics" online hand exam lecture by Dr. Fred Heckler from UPMC.

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Sun, 02/05/2017 - 11:02pm

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

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Sat, 02/04/2017 - 12:03am

A brief summary of the fantastic talks from the 2016 Emergency Cardiology Symposium sponsored by the University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine.

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Fri, 02/03/2017 - 11:29am

A high-yield summary of the evidence behind the benefit of antibiotics in cirrhotic patients with upper GI bleeding

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Thu, 02/02/2017 - 9:47am

What's with the empty conference room? This week the Cooper EM Residents attended Resident Wellness Conference in Philadelphia, so today's content is from a lecture from November's module "Acute Signs and Symptoms" Enjoy!

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Wed, 02/01/2017 - 1:21pm

A 42 year-old female presents with HTN, DM, and obesity 4 days of abdominal pain. The pain is worsened by eating and associated with nausea; her vitals are within normal limits and she is afebrile. What's the diagnosis?

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Mon, 01/30/2017 - 4:53pm

You are intubating a sick patient in the ED via direct laryngoscopy. After opening the airway, sweeping the tongue with your blade, inserting into the vallecula, and lifting at the precisely correct angle your eyes behold....well...not the vocal cords! Maybe the arytenoid cartilages if you're lucky (aka Cormack Lehane 3 or 4 view). But wait, you aren't finished yet! You reach into your back pocket and remove your trusty bougie...

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