Wed, 12/08/2021 - 1:58pm

A 30 yo F presents to the ED w/ an obvious L arm deformity after a possible unwitnessed seizure

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Tue, 12/07/2021 - 5:11am

A 23 year old female is brought in by a friend after an intentional overdose of approximately 25 tabs of diphenhydramine one hour prior in a suicide attempt. Which toxidrome is that again? What do I need to be worried about? Is there an antidote??? Read on for answers!

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Mon, 12/06/2021 - 7:12am

Consider a case: a 38 year-old male presents to the ED after intentional ingesion of multiple objects, which include razor blades, a fork and other sharp objects. Vital signs are stable, he has no abdominal tenderness, and an x-ray reveals several foreign bodies in the stomach that appear consistent with sharp objects, with no free air under the diaphragm.  How do you approach this scenario and other similar cases?

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Fri, 12/03/2021 - 5:00am
Thu, 12/02/2021 - 5:00am

Dr. Perelman, M.D., discusses two papers on Procainamide vs. Amiodarone in the setting of stable Ventricular Tachycardia. 

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Wed, 12/01/2021 - 8:54am

A 60 yo F w/ a history of breast cancer presents to the ED with progressively worsening SOB over the past week.

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Tue, 11/30/2021 - 8:36am

A 55 year old female is brought in by EMS in marked respiratory distress. "BP is pretty high doc" the medic notes as you enter the room. Read on for a discussion of how to master treatment of this common, but frightening disease process...

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Mon, 11/29/2021 - 5:00am

A full discusison of pediatric burns would involve management of ABCs, calculation of body surface area burned and the intricacies of different calculations, fluid management, pain control, and finally disposition.  For this, read a full chapter and several articles on burn management and resuscitation - here we have a quick rundown of what patients require transfer to burn center and/or admission vs which might be able to be discharged home. 

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Thu, 11/25/2021 - 6:00am

Dr. Leary, D.O., discusses how to interpret the EKG in a patient who presents with syncope. 

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Wed, 11/24/2021 - 11:49am

72 yo M w/ PMHx of HTN, HLD, CKD (not on dialysis), DM and CAD presents to the ED with scrotal pain x 1 week. He is concerned that he has an "abcess" and wanted to be checked. A CT is done and shown below. What's the diagnosis? (scroll down for answer)

 

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