Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:55am

45 year old male presents to your emergency department with severe/diffuse dental pain associated with gingival bleeding...

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Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:42am

Is it reasonable to treat acute appendicitis with IV antibiotics as opposed to surgical resection?  Read ahead for an overview: 

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Wed, 12/06/2017 - 7:00am

A 53 yo M presents to the ED with 3 days of a severe sore throat and odynophagia.

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Tue, 12/05/2017 - 5:00am

A 28 year old female presents with right eye pain. She wears contact lenses and reports falling asleep with them in for the past few days. On fluroscein examination, you note a lesion that does not look like a typical abrasion.  You wonder if this could be a corneal ulcer and what the appropriate treatment may be?

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Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:26am

In previous posts, we discussed the general approach to facial fractures as well as diagnosis and treatment of zygomatic and maxillary fractures.  Read on for specifics on signs and management of mandible fractures.

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Sat, 12/02/2017 - 1:19am

Pneumocystis Pneumonia 


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Fri, 12/01/2017 - 8:56pm

You’ve just successfully intubated a critically ill patient in the emergency department….the nurse interrupts your celebration by asking if you would like any medications for sedation and/or pain management… does it matter?  YES!!!

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Thu, 11/30/2017 - 7:18am

While it is a procedure you will hopefully never need to do, if the time comes, there is no time to prepare.  Here is a quick review on what you need to know about the perimortem/emergency cesarean section:   

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Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:00am

A 25 yo female with a history of VP shunt presents with abdominal pain.

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Tue, 11/28/2017 - 8:36am

Not all ear pain is acute otitis media! Today's post reviews an uncommon specific manifestation of herpes zoster: Ramsay Hunt Syndrome.

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