Fri, 02/19/2021 - 6:00am

The patient with life-threatening asthma requires a cool head and swift action. This video disucsses the essentials to manage these critically ill patients.

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Thu, 02/18/2021 - 7:30am

In the absence of overt dental infection or abscess, do antibiotics decrease dental pain or its potential complications?

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Wed, 02/17/2021 - 9:16am

 

26 yo male with change in mental status

 

 

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Tue, 02/16/2021 - 11:13am

It's an ice storm in South Jersey! Thirty-four (34!) patients present within 4 hours with slip and falls and a veritable menagerie of orthopedic injuries. You see a 29 yo male who everted his ankle on the sidewalk. There is an obvious deformity. Should we order an xray and then call the orthopedics resident? No! We're going to reduce, splint, and discharge this patient ourselves....

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Mon, 02/15/2021 - 7:30am

What is an open fracture? How to we manage them? What antibiotics should you give and when?

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Fri, 02/12/2021 - 5:00am

You are on your critical care rotation helping take care of multiple ventilated patients. At the end of your night shift, one of the respiratory therapists comes up to you and says, “Hey, the new ABG just came back. It is 7.25/52/70/24 .” What do these numbers mean and what can you do to help?

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Wed, 02/10/2021 - 1:00pm

A 41 yo F presents to the ED with R ankle pain after a fall while playing outside in the snow.

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Tue, 02/09/2021 - 5:11am

An elderly female arrives complaining of fatigue and weakness (easy right?) and a casual glance at the MAR shows the she is on digoxin for CHF. You notice she has a HR in the 50s and wonder if digoxin toxicity could be repsonsible for her symptoms. Lucky for you, you brushed up on this basics with this quick case review!

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Sat, 02/06/2021 - 11:00pm

 

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Fri, 02/05/2021 - 4:00am

A 47-year-old man with COVID-19 pneumonia complicated by severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) suddenly desaturates. Point-of-care ultrasound and chest x-ray are consistent with pneumothorax. After placement of a pigtail catheter, hypoxemia persists and a large continuous air leak is present. What are the next steps in management of a suspected bronchopleural fistula? 

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