A 21 year old female presents to the ED with vaginal bleeding. She reports that a home pregnancy test was positive this morning. A beta hcg quant level is drawn and pending. On ultrasound you identify an extrauterine gestational sac without an IUP.
A 28 year old female G2P0010 at 9wga by LMP presents to the ED with nausea and vomiting for the past 3 weeks. She reports that since she found out she was pregnant she has felt nauseated nearly every day. She comes to the ED today because she has begun vomiting and is unable to eat or drink much for the past week.
During your overnight shift, a homeless patient presents to the Emergency Department with hand pain. It is below freezing outside tonight. Tissue rewarming has begun, and below is what you see on exam. What degree of frostbite does this patient most likely have?
A cardiac arrest arrives to the Emergency Department in January. During the resuscitation it is discovered that the patient is severely hypothermic, and rewarming is begun. A serum potassium results. Which potassium level would prompt you to terminate resuscitative efforts?
It’s early winter in your Emergency Department, and an intoxicated 45 yo male is found outside. You see the following finding on the EKG at triage and measure a core temp of 89F. Other EKG patterns associated with this diagnosis include all of the following except?