Sat, 09/29/2018 - 3:35pm

A 30 year old male with no past medical history presents to the ED for epistaxis. You notice actice bleeding from right nare but cannot determine the exact source. Direct pressure was attempted for 20 minutes followed by application of a topical vasoconstrictor bleeding persists.

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Thu, 09/27/2018 - 7:02am

Dr. Emily Damuth, MD of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care at Cooper University discusses tracheostomy emergencies. 

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Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:00am

A 37 yo M w/ a PMH of type 2 DM and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy presents to the ED with 6 days of progressively worsening L lower extremity pain.

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Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:30pm

Acute compartment syndrome is a surgical emergency.  Measurements of compartment pressures are an important adjunct to making the diagnosis. Check out this post for a video demonstration on how to operate the Stryker Device

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Mon, 09/24/2018 - 5:00am

Your go-to visual guide to using the Slit Lamp in the ED

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Sat, 09/22/2018 - 4:00am

A 35 year old female presents to the Emergency Department with sudden onset of right lower dental pain. Patient had a dental extraction for a dental carie 5 days ago. What is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis 

B. Pulpitis 

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Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:05am

If you have ever run out of saline for your central lines, this simple trick will help you out.

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Thu, 09/20/2018 - 9:30am

Dr. Pelletier-Bui discusses some important red eye pearls. 

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Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:58am

A 93 yo female on rivaroxaban presents unresponsive.

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Tue, 09/18/2018 - 7:55pm

Oral steroids are a mainstay of treatment for severe posion ivy induced contact dermatitis. The doses, duration of therapy, and taper/nontaper debate has raged for decades: read on a for quick summary of a paper comparing a short steroid burst to a 15 day taper!

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