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A 3 year old male presents to your Emergency Department with hist concerned mother who believes her child swallowed a coin. The mother states she saw her child swallow a quarter over 1 day prior to presenting to your Emergency Department.Read more
Lung Protective Ventilation Initiated in the ED (LOV-ED Trial)Read more
27yoF presents with two-weeks of intermittent fevers and abdominal pain. Pulse is 111, 122/72, respiratory rate 16, 100.2F. She has a mass with palpation of her left lower quadrant with a smooth contour and mild tenderness to palpation in that area. The CT is here, what’s the diagnosis?Read more
Oncological patients are at risk of developing several complications including life threatening infections. We often first worry about neutropenic fever in these patients. However, there are other oncological emergencies with which the emergency medicine physician needs to be familiar.
Submitted by Anita Bhamidipati, MD
Ever wonder where the the current American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) guidelines for thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke come from? Included is a summary of the landmark studies that have contributed to these recommendations (NINDS& ECASS III) as well as a review of IST-3.Read more
Submitted by Sumaya Mekkaoui, MD