Wed, 10/28/2020 - 3:00pm

A 40 yo M presents to the ED with R wrist pain. Onset was just before arrival when he was lifting at work, "felt a pop" and had sudden onset of pain. Exam reveals swelling and tenderness of the R wrist. Neurovascular exam is normal.

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Tue, 10/27/2020 - 5:11am


  • 49 yo F  pHx asthma presents  ED with worsening DOE for the last month acutely worsening today 
  • No prior hospitalizations or intubations for asthma exacerbation 


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Mon, 10/26/2020 - 5:00am

EM Daily's critical care section has done several excellent posts on tracheostomy management. Here we take a step back and review the basics of tracheostomies.

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Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:40pm

A 60 year old mal

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Fri, 10/23/2020 - 11:50am

As the COVID epidemic continues with cases rising, managing patients with hypoxemia will continue to be challenging. This video with Dr. Matt Siuba and myself will discuss a few strategies to manage the patient with refractory hypoxemia. 

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Thu, 10/22/2020 - 7:48am

Does surgical repair with internal fixation, as compared to nonoperative management with splinting/bracing, improve functional outcomes in patients with isolated closed humeral shaft fractures?

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Wed, 10/21/2020 - 8:29am



A 55 yo male presents with left knee pain

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Tue, 10/20/2020 - 7:26am

A young female presents complaining of severe abdominal spasms intermittently over days. She has a known neurologic condition which you have never heard of before. Read on to learn the basics of this rare disorder and how to deal with acute exacerbations in the ED!

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Mon, 10/19/2020 - 5:00am

LVADs (Left Ventricular Assist Device) are

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Fri, 10/16/2020 - 6:58am

Dr. Sikina discusses an interesting foreign body case. 

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