Tue, 03/21/2017 - 5:00am

Think just because you are a young, healthy physician that you are invinceable? Read this post and remember that we are vulnerable too...even more so because we often refuse to acknowledge when we are sick. This week's Advanced Practice topic comes to us courtesy of a Cooper EM alum. The story is told with full permission from the patient, his wife, though names are omitted to prevent any possible HIPPA entanglements!

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Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:00am

Review the basics on the can't miss diagnosis of compartment syndrome in 2 minutes.  

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Sun, 03/19/2017 - 8:08am

A High yield review of this weeks posts on EMDaily

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Sat, 03/18/2017 - 8:03pm

Hemodialysis is indicated at which serum lithium level in patients with acute lithium toxicity with evidence of renal insufficiency?

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Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:15am

Consider postioning your patient with their HOB elevated on your next intubation.

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Thu, 03/16/2017 - 6:03am

Have you ever attemped a trigger point injection to improve your patient's musculoskeletal pain?  Did it help?  This week for his Critically Appraised Topic, Dr. John Cafaro investigated some of the literature on the effectiveness of trigger point injections for patients suffering from musculoskeletal pain.  

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Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:13pm

25 year-old female presents following a fall from her horse 5 days ago. She complains of severe pain in the radial aspect of her right wrist and has no other injuries.  Plain films at an outside ED immediately following the injury were negative and repeat plain films are shown here. What’s the diagnosis?

 

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Tue, 03/14/2017 - 5:00am

Do you routinely perform large volume (or near large volume) paracentesis in your ED? If so, you need to know about a potentially life-threatening complication of this procedure...

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Mon, 03/13/2017 - 5:00am

Are all modes of non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) created equal for the treatment of acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema?  Perhaps not.

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Sun, 03/12/2017 - 2:14pm

A high-yield review of the past week from EMDaily

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