Wed, 01/20/2021 - 8:08am

 

A 62 yo male was pedestrian struck by motor vehicle.

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Mon, 01/18/2021 - 5:00am

Last week, we covered the basics of adult pneumonia, focusing on community acquired pneumonia (CAP).  This week, will we cover the pathogens and treatment of hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) & ventilator-acquired pneumonia (VAP).

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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 5:30am

You’re working in the ICU overnight and are having difficulty obtaining a blood pressure for a patient that was just transferred to your facility for septic shock secondary to pneumonia. You make the decision to place an arterial line. You place the line sterilely using seldinger technique and connect it to the monitor. Your hard work paid off and you are rewarded with a waveform.

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Thu, 01/14/2021 - 5:00am

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Wed, 01/13/2021 - 1:49pm

A 61 yo F w/ PMH HTN, DM, CKD presents to the ED w 1 month of progressively worsening dyspnea, cough and fatigue.

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Tue, 01/12/2021 - 5:11am

A healthy 30 yo male p/w cc of generalized weakness and pain for several hours. But generalized weakness and pain can be about 2 million things! you bemoan internally as you sign up for the patient. Hang on, what's this? Admitted previously for severe, unexplained hypokalemia? The plot has thickened....

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Mon, 01/11/2021 - 5:00am

Over the last few weeks, we covered pediatric coughs, finishing with pediatric pneumonia.  This week, we will continue along this trend and discuss community acquired pneumonia (CAP) in the adult population.

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Sat, 01/09/2021 - 5:00pm

A 28 year old fem

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Fri, 01/08/2021 - 4:00am

Less than 5 percent of patients hospitalized for acute asthma exacerbation will require mechanical ventilatory support. However, ventilator management in status asthmaticus is unique and the impact of increased airway resistance on ventilation strategies must be understood to avoid life-threatening complications like severe acidosis, barotrauma and hypotension. 

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Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:10am

 

 

A 48 yo male presents with ankle deformity

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