Wed, 05/23/2018 - 7:00am

A 13 yo F presents to the ED with R elbow pain after falling off the top of a cheerleading pyramid. 

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Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:19pm

This week's post comes courtesy of our ED pharmacist Rachel Rafeq. Surprise! Metronidazole is no longer first line therapy for c-diff infections! Check out this handy table for the updated guidelines from the Infectious Disease Society of America for the latest treatment regimens

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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:29am

While we aren't dentists, it's very common to encouter ED patients with dental complaints. Dental blocks are a very useful tool in the care of patients with not only dental pain, but can also be used to anesthesize certain areas of the face for laceration repairs. Read on below for a guide on the different types of blocks.

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Sat, 05/19/2018 - 8:25am

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Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:53pm

Should we be treating fevers in sepsis? ...and don't forget to Save the Date for 8/1/18....ResusEM2 is coming!

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Thu, 05/17/2018 - 8:00am

Dr. Christopher Smith takes a deep dive into the literature to find out if lactic acid in septic shock can be used the same in pregnant women as non-pregnant women. 

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Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:55am

A 3 month old male presents with abdominal distention and vomiting.

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Tue, 05/15/2018 - 7:54pm

The ResusEM conference is coming back this August! This is a summary of a portion of Dr. Byrne's talk on airway management presented at the August 2017 ResusEM conference at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. Check out some of the literature looking at the performance of video largyngoscopy versus direct laryngoscopy in various hospital settings.

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Tue, 05/15/2018 - 6:30pm

The ResusEM conference is coming back this August! This is a summary of a portion of Dr. Byrne's talk on airway management presented at the August 2017 ResusEM conference at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. Check out some of the literature looking at the performance of video largyngoscopy versus direct laryngoscopy in various hospital settings.

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Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:37am

A 38 year old male with a past medical history of IV drug use presented with right 4th finger pain. It is held in slight flexion, there is swelling over the tendon, and pain with palpation and slight extension.

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