Tue, 09/04/2018 - 8:06pm

A 58 yo patient with a hx of CLL presents with a chief complaint of dyspnea, wheezing, and cough for 3 days. He is noted to be tachypneic with o2 sats of 91% on RA. There is diffuse expiratory wheezing. Peripheral WBC count is 199,000, increased from a baseline of ~80,000. A CT scan shows scattered interstital infiltrates. What is going on with this patient and what is the indicated therapy?

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Mon, 09/03/2018 - 5:00am

Abnormal uterine bleeding?  Remember PAL-COEIN.

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Sat, 09/01/2018 - 4:00am

27 year old male presents with acute onset of left testicular pain. Cremasteric reflex is normal. Some tenderness and a tranverse lie is noted.

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Fri, 08/31/2018 - 9:10pm
A 20 year-old female presents with an intentional overdose. Her mother reports that 30 tablets of Meloxicam 15mg missing. Patient alert and she complaints of generalized abdominal pain and nausea. Vitals are initially stable, but then she becomes hypotensive 50s/20s while she is alert. Her ECG is NSR and wide QRS (146ms) and prolong QTc (762ms). The patient eventually admits to also taking her mother’s Plaquenil.
 
 
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Thu, 08/30/2018 - 11:47am

Dr. Chavez discusses pearls and pitfalls of testicular torsion. 

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Wed, 08/29/2018 - 7:00am

A 90 yo male admitted to the hospital 4 days ago begins having nausea and vomiting.

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Mon, 08/27/2018 - 5:00am

Ketamine is a swiss army knife of drugs.  Read on for use in pain management.

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Sat, 08/25/2018 - 10:25pm

A 12 year old female is tackled in a soccer game. She arrives with her knee in flexion and her patella laterally displaced. She is neurovascularly intact. Skin is intact. She cannot extend the knee. What is the diagnosis?

A. Patella Dislocation

B. Knee Dislocation

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Thu, 08/23/2018 - 4:48pm

Toxicologist, Dr. Haroz, discusses a drug that has recently been in the news - Kratom. 

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Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:37am

A 16 yo female presents with knee pain

 

 

 

 

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