Sat, 09/16/2017 - 9:00am

Altered mental status in a patient with a history of depression...

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Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:41am

This week for our Grand Rounds, Dr. Kate Aberger, MD, FACEP discussed Emergent Suffering in the ED.  It is important that Emergency Physicians are aware of best practices when caring and communicating with patients nearing their end of life.  Read ahead for useful Palliative Care tips.  

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Wed, 09/13/2017 - 8:00am

A 40 yo female presents with flank pain.

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Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:22am

Last week we wrote about how to approach hyponatremia, the differential and signs and symptoms to watch out for. The post this week reviews the treatment of hyponatremia including the dreaded osmotic demyelination syndrome. Read on for more!

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Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:00am

A high yield review of this week's posts!

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Sat, 09/09/2017 - 9:00am

 

 

Returning to our patient from last week…

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Fri, 09/08/2017 - 7:41pm

What's an LVAD and what happens when it goes bad? You're in the right place!

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Thu, 09/07/2017 - 6:05pm

To wrap up our toxicology module, Dr. Sumaya Mekkaoui reviewed serotonin syndrome.  This can be a challenging diagnosis to make and is often misinterpreted as other psychiatric or medical syndrome.  Look ahead for a quick review on the  clinical presentation, drugs implicated in serotonin syndrome, and comparing/contrasting similar toxidromes.  

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Tue, 09/05/2017 - 9:43am

This post is a a summary of a portion of Dr Byrne's airway talk from last month's ResusEM conference at the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. New techniques for preoxygenation before intubation can help to prolong time to desaturation and make this potentially dangerous procedure safer than ever!

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Mon, 09/04/2017 - 12:50am

Hyponatremia is defined as Na < 138 mEq/L and occurs in 15-30% of hospitalized patients. Read on for a quick overview of how to approach it and the clinical signs and symptoms to look for!

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