Thu, 01/25/2018 - 6:05pm

Read ahead for pearls on an uncommon diagnosis: Knee (tibiofemoral) dislocation 

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Wed, 01/24/2018 - 6:30am

A 71 yo male with severe sharp chest pain

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Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:40am

A 56 year old male presents to the ED reporting foreign body sensation in his throat after eating a large steak dinner the night before…

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Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:54am

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 

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Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:02am

Your patient in an MVC has a displaced sternal fracture and you’re worried about their risk of underlying blunt cardiac injury. Read ahead for tips to not miss this important diagnosis!

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Thu, 01/18/2018 - 6:57am

We practiced splinting last week with our orthopedic colleagues.  Knowledge of splinting complications is vital to both quality ED care and education of our patients upon discharge.  Read ahead for the details: 

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Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:00am

A 21 yo F presents with L wrist pain after falling forward during a cross country race. On exam, she has swelling and tenderness over the distal radius. A L wrist xray is obtained. What's the diagnosis? (scroll down for answer)

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roux en y
Tue, 01/16/2018 - 7:51pm

Obesity is a problem in the United States. More and more patients are receiving bariatric surgery, resulting in a predictably higher volume of patients seeking care in the ED for complications of surgery. Read on to learn more about some of the potentially devastating complications of the most common bariatric procedure: the roux-en-y bypass.

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Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:49am

In the emergency department, we are often asked by consultants to provide procedural sedation for reductions, suturing and repairs. Here is a cheat sheet to serve as your quick reference guide.

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Sat, 01/13/2018 - 3:36am

Neonatal Conjunctivitis

 

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