Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:01am

Read ahead for a quick quide to factor replacement for your next bleeding hemophiliac patient...  

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Wed, 01/10/2018 - 6:08am

A 31 yo male presents with an influenza like-illness.

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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 8:35pm

Modern immunizations in conjunction with better CT imaging has likely led to declining need for lumbar puncture in the emergency department to evaluate for meningitis and subarachnoid hemorrhage. This may contribute to physician discomfort with the procedure and lower likelihood of first attempt success. This study evaluated whether the addition of ultrasound guidance could increase first attempt success on infant lumbar puncture in the Emergency Department.

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Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:18am

Epistaxis is a common ED complaint. There is a wide spectrum of presentation ranging from mild to severe and potentially life threateniing. Read on to learn some of the basics regarding risk factors, types and how to approach!

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Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:02pm

 

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Fri, 01/05/2018 - 7:22pm

Does neuromuscular blockade help patients with ARDS or just make things worse?

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Thu, 01/04/2018 - 6:57pm

Geriatric patients suffering from falls are very common in the ED.  Dr. Rick Pescatore returned to Cooper and gave a fact filled talk on the approach to these high risk patients.  The talk focused on mechanisms, medications and risk assessment opportunities for future falls.  Read ahead for the details...     

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Wed, 01/03/2018 - 7:00am

A 24 yo M presents after a fall from a bike onto an outstretched hand.

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Tue, 01/02/2018 - 5:00am

Intubation is a potentially dangerous procedure which may result in rapid hemodynamic collapse and cardiac arrest in the critically ill. This week we summarize the results of a large retrospective study to determine the clinical factors associated with cardiac arrest after intubation.

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Mon, 01/01/2018 - 12:48am

A patient presents with HIV and a fever...what's in the differential? Below is simple review of the differentials to consider for patients with HIV who present to the ED with a fever based on CD4 counts.

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