Sat, 04/07/2018 - 12:39am

A 63 year-old female presents to the Emergency Department with sudden onset chest pain that is tearing to the back. Blood pressure is 200/110 and the patient looks very uncomfortable. You order a CTA of the Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis and diagnose Aortic Dissection.

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Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:11am

A 59 yo male slipped and fell on his knee

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Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:09am

This post was inspired by a recent clinical case in our department. A 7 week full term infant s/p spontaneous vaginal delivery with a normal maternal prenatal screen and course presents to your ED for not eating x 12 hours. On exam, you note decreased spontaneous movements, a weak suck and a weak cry noted. Vitals are normal. What's the diagnosis? 

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Sat, 03/31/2018 - 7:58pm

A 74 year old male presents to the Emergency Departme

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Thu, 03/29/2018 - 6:58am

A middle-aged woman with history of unilateral nephrectomy presents with a week of malaise progressing to disorientation, and is found to have a large obstructing kidney stone in her remaining kidney coupled with signs of severe sepsis and renal failure.  Read ahead for management tips and additional pearls....   

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Wed, 03/28/2018 - 7:00am

An 18 yo M presents to the ED after being hit in the L eye with a roman candle.

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Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:28pm

N-acetyl cysteine has a well established role in the early treatment of acetaminophen poisoning, but does it have any value in the treatment of other causes of acute liver failure? Read on for a quick summary of two studies, summarized by our own Dr. Poonam Kothari...

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Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:47am

Pregnant and vomiting is a common ED complaint. Read on below for a great overview of hyperemesis gravidarum. 

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Sun, 03/25/2018 - 6:00pm

A high yield summary of this week's posts

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Sat, 03/24/2018 - 8:22pm

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