Fri, 05/28/2021 - 5:05am

One out of ten critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) will develop acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). In addition to low tidal volume ventilation, prone positioning and neuromuscular blockade, adjusting the mechanical ventilation mode may be another strategy to implement early in a patient’s clinical course when faced with ARDS complicated by refractory hypoxemia. 

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Thu, 05/27/2021 - 6:00am

Dr. O'Brien continues with Part 2 of our discussion on Lumbar Punctures

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Mon, 05/24/2021 - 6:25pm
Mon, 05/24/2021 - 5:00am

Last week we discussed PUD and gastritis. We touch on H. Pylori as a leading cause of PUD, but it deserves it's own slot for review.  While we don't usually diagnose or treat this in the ED ourselves, it is useful to know so we can discuss this important disease with our patients! 

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Sat, 05/22/2021 - 11:00pm

You obtain a call

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Fri, 05/21/2021 - 3:00am
Thu, 05/20/2021 - 7:44am

Our incoming chief resident, Dr. Eric Chavis, gives a 10 minute lecture on LPs.

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Wed, 05/19/2021 - 7:49am

A 17 yo F with no past medical history presents to the ED with acute onset of R sided pelvic pain associated with nausea.

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Tue, 05/18/2021 - 8:14am

A 21 yo male presents after a ground level fall while intoxicated. His arm is obviously deformed. Time to shoot some xrays and find some plaster!

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Mon, 05/17/2021 - 5:00am

In the next several posts, we review some of the common GI disorders we see in the ED, starting with peptic ulcer disease and gastritis.  Read on for a good overview and some pearls of wisdom from Dr. Ugorets!

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