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A 63 yo F w/ a history of colon cancer, prior PE (on lovenox) presents to the ED for a "mass" on her back x 3 days. The area has increased in size and become more painful. She denies trauma. She is well appearing and hemodynamically stable.Read more
A 30 year-old female presents altered and minimally responsive. She was found next to an empty bottle of Valproic Acid. Her blood pressure is 130/80, heart rate is 90, afebrile and without tachypnea or hypoxia. You stabilize her. Depakote level is 550. What is the treatment of the choice?Read more
Submitted by John Cafaro MD
A 50 yo F with a history of poor dentition presents to the ED with fever and cough productive of yellow sputum x 2 weeks.Read more
- A 50 yo male presents with severe fatigue, tactile temps, chills, fatigue, and dizziness for one week. The family also notes yellowing of his skin. T is 102.3 oral. His labs demonstrate a Hgb of 8.8, platelets of 141, and TBili of 1.6 with a normal direct bili. Cr is noted to be elevated at 1.42 with a normal baseline. What is going on with this patient and whom should we call?
Submitted by Richard Byrne, MD