Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:02pm

Last week the Cooper EM residents received a primer on the approach to the patient with IBD in the ED from our own GI fellow Krysta Contino. This week will focus on the basic approach, and next week we will take a deeper dive into specific complications that every ED doc needs to know about!

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Wed, 02/14/2018 - 7:00am

An 81 yo M presents to the ED with his daughter for worsening confusion.

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Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:00am

Autonomic dysreflexia is a potentially dangerous and lethal syndrome that develops in spinal cord injury (SCI) patients resulting in acute, uncontrolled, life-threatening hypertension.

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Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:20am

Wounds sustained from animal bites are a common ED complaint. Read on below for an approach to bites that reviews when/how to close, use of antibiotics, when to give tetanus and indications for rabies prophylaxis.

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Sun, 02/11/2018 - 8:00am

A high yield summary of this week's posts

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Sat, 02/10/2018 - 8:21am

 

Board Review: Compartment Syndrome  

 

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Fri, 02/09/2018 - 12:08am

Do you know how the indications and how to start High-Flow Humidified Nasal Cannuale (HFHNC)? You do now...

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Thu, 02/08/2018 - 10:53am

While the Cooper EM residents and faculty not on duty flock to the Eagles Super Bowl celebration parade in Philadelphia, EMDaily presents a brief review by our own Dr. Reid Phillips of two articles examining the efficacy of fresh-frozen plasma for the treatment of ACE-I induced angioedema. Can this simple therapy help prevent an airway disaster? Read on to find out!

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Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:12am

An 84 yo female with right sided abdominal pain and right flank pain

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Tue, 02/06/2018 - 5:00am

Encephalitis is defined as inflammation of the brain parenchyma, frequently caused by viruses.  Autoimmune processes can also cause encephalitis: here are some pearls on the often-forgotten Anti-NDMA receptor encephalitis.

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