Mon, 09/25/2017 - 5:00am

Omphalitis is a potentially life-threatening infection of the umbilical stump.  Brush up with these pearls so you won't miss it on your next peds shift!

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Sun, 09/24/2017 - 8:00am
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 8:00am

A 23 year old male with a history of Type 1 Diabetes presents with nausea, vomiting and hyperglycemia...

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Fri, 09/22/2017 - 9:40am

There are a lot of benefits to using TEE during cardiac arrest...click here to read more!

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Thu, 09/21/2017 - 7:47pm

This week at our EM/Cardiology interdisciplinary conference, Dr. Lisa Filippone presented a case of a 75 year old male who presented with acute SOB.  This patient presented to the ED 3 days after a NSTEMI with hypotension and hypoxia.  No injury pattern was identified on his ecg but his CXR was consistent with pulmonary edema.  A bedside ECHO was performed that revealed the diagnosis....

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atrial fibrillation
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:27pm

Ever wonder if all of your patients presenting with recent onset (<48 hrs) atrial fibrillation and a rapid ventricular response really need to be admitted? Is there evidence of a safe and effective treat and street algorithm that EM physicians can employ? Read on for a review of the Ottawa Aggressive Protocol for rapid afib that enables discharge of 97% of patients!

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Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:00am

A 61 yo female with a history of DM presents with 3 days of severe R ear pain.

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Chondrocalcinosis
Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:31am

Ever notice calcium deposition on an xray and wondered what it meant? Ever read a radiology report that indicated chondrocalcinosis? Check out below for a few pearls related to chondrocalcinosis & pseudogout.

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Sun, 09/17/2017 - 8:00am

A high yield summary of the week's posts

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Sat, 09/16/2017 - 9:00am

Altered mental status in a patient with a history of depression...

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