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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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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