Thu, 08/09/2018 - 9:11pm

Did you miss ResusEM2? Well, don't fret...for the next 24 hours watch the livestream of the sold out conference hosted by Cooper EM and the EM Daily

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Thu, 08/09/2018 - 8:41pm

Dr. Dunisha Ranasuriya, MD discusses drowning.

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Wed, 08/08/2018 - 7:00am

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.

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Tue, 08/07/2018 - 5:00am

A 38 y.o male presents with complaint of extremity pain.  During your examination and differential, you become concerned for necrotizing fasciitis.  Here are some clinical pearls!

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Mon, 08/06/2018 - 5:00am

Summer and the hot weather isn't over just yet!  Read on for the common heat emergencies that you may still be seeing in your ED.

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Sat, 08/04/2018 - 1:00am

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? 

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Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:12pm

Civil Law:

  • A dispute between two parties.
  • Burden of proof is based on a "preponderance of evidence".
  • Punishment is monetary without threat for incarceration. 

Criminal Law:

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Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:00am

 

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. 

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Tue, 07/31/2018 - 7:28pm
  • 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?
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Mon, 07/30/2018 - 5:00am

While the scuba diving decompression illnesses of decompression sickness and arterial gas embolism are treated the same, the pathophysiology and presentation are different.

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