Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:40pm

Placing a central-line isn't just one procedure...it's a collection of several smaller ones (e.g., getting needle into vessel, dilating the vein, etc.). Here's one tip that can make your job a little bit easier. 

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Thu, 09/13/2018 - 3:02pm

Dr. Katie Selman discusses epistaxis. 

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Wed, 09/12/2018 - 7:00am

A 14 yo M presents to the ED complaining of L knee pain.

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Tue, 09/11/2018 - 5:00am

You are caring for a 2 yo with multifocal pneumonia who is hypoxic on standard nasal canula. You decide to institute high flow nasal canula (HFNC) in an effort to stave off orotracheal intubation. Your repspiratory therapist requests parameters including flow rate (typically 0-40 LPM). What is the optimal flow rate to decrease work of breathing in this pediatric patient?

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Mon, 09/10/2018 - 5:00am

Here is your quick guide to rate and rhythm control of atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response.

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Sat, 09/08/2018 - 9:06am

A 25 year old female presents with plaquenil overdose. She is hypotensive with a systolic blood pressure of 70. She complains of dizziness. EKG shows QRS widening. You initiate 2L of normal saline but her systolic blood pressure persists in the 70s. What is your vasopressor of choice? 

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Thu, 09/06/2018 - 4:00am

Chest pain is the most common litigated chief complaint in Emergency Medicine. 

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Wed, 09/05/2018 - 9:16am

A 25 y.o. female presents with wrist pain after MVC

 

 

 

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Tue, 09/04/2018 - 8:06pm

A 58 yo patient with a hx of CLL presents with a chief complaint of dyspnea, wheezing, and cough for 3 days. He is noted to be tachypneic with o2 sats of 91% on RA. There is diffuse expiratory wheezing. Peripheral WBC count is 199,000, increased from a baseline of ~80,000. A CT scan shows scattered interstital infiltrates. What is going on with this patient and what is the indicated therapy?

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Mon, 09/03/2018 - 5:00am

Abnormal uterine bleeding?  Remember PAL-COEIN.

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