Sun, 11/13/2016 - 6:15am

A high-yield review of the past week on EMDaily

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Sat, 11/12/2016 - 6:48am

In Week 8 of this NFL season, Houston Texans offensive tackle Derek Newton suffered bilateral patella tendons rupture against the Denver Broncos. Newton's injury was particularly rare not only because of it's bilateral nature but also because it occured without direct trauma. This is a season-ending injury for Newton. On the field, Newton received immediate immobilization and eventually underwent surgery to repair the tendons.

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Fri, 11/11/2016 - 7:00am

Key points to remember when evaluating altered mental status in patients taking Baclofen!

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Thu, 11/10/2016 - 6:45am

Pearls from resident conference day at Cooper University Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Wed, 11/09/2016 - 6:45am

Penetrating neck trauma is a serious cause of morbidity and mortality in the acutely injured patient.

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Tue, 11/08/2016 - 12:42pm

In Week 3 of this NFL season, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant suffered a non-displaced tibial plateau fracture against the Chicago Bears. In the news, the injury was labeled a "hairline fracture of the knee." The injury resulted from Bryant landing awkwardly on his leg while being tackled near the sideline. Bryant is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

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Mon, 11/07/2016 - 6:45am

Ankle sprains are one of the most common traumatic injuries encountered in the Emergency Department. The pathophysiology of an ankle sprain occurs when there is abnormal movement of the talus within the ankle mortise leading to disruption of the surrounding ligaments.

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Sun, 11/06/2016 - 6:45am

A high-yield review of the past week on EMDaily

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Sat, 11/05/2016 - 6:45am

Practicing in an Emergency Department gives any Emergency Physician a different perspective on many facets of life. We operate on the borders of life and death 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. However this constant commitment to our patients does not come without a price.

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Fri, 11/04/2016 - 6:45am

Antibiotic use in patients with upper GI bleeding and concomitant liver cirrhosis is standard of care. However, have you ever wondered where that recommendation comes from and what exactly the benefits are?

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