Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:29pm

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Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:10am

A 60 yo female presents with right foot pain

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Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:05am

24 y/o F visiting from Guatemala with no medical history presented to the ER after a syncopal event from standing during which she fall backwards hitting her head on a hard surface. Patient was witnessed to be shaking while on the ground per family member. She continued to feel dizzy while in the ED. Her lab work was normal and a head CT was performed which showed the following:

 

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Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:03am

As the weather warms in most parts of the country, we need to begin including tickborne illnesses on our differentials. Read below for a quick summary of some of the most common tickborne illnesses.

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Sat, 06/09/2018 - 1:16pm

Few things may alter the course of your career...this amazing video by Dr. Stephen Trzeciak may be one of them

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Sat, 06/09/2018 - 8:58am

 

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Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:46am

At a recent resident lecture series, the CUH ED residents learn about medical malpractice from Dr. John Cafaro with the help of some faculty experts and the Director of Risk Management, Ms. Eileen Craig. This post will dive into some documentation pearls. 

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Wed, 06/06/2018 - 7:00am

A 70 yo M presents to the ED with back pain s/p fall one day prior.

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Tue, 06/05/2018 - 5:00am

Neutropenic Enterocolitis aka typhlitis, necrotizing enterocolitis, ileocecal syndrome

Definition:

  • intestinal mucosal wall edema and disruption of wall integrity in a neutropenic patient 

Pathogenesis:

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Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:36am

As EM physicians, we receive training in obstetrics. While most of us don't walk into a shift *hoping* for a delivery, we are trained to handle these cases if the present. Postpartum hemorrhage can be a complication of even a "normal" delivery. Read on below for some pearles regarding how to manage a postpartum hemorrhage.

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