Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:04am

A 70 yo female presents with elbow pain after trip and fall.

 

 

 

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Tue, 11/27/2018 - 5:52am

For decades, Emergency Medicine Providers have struggled to come to a consensus on the management of patients with chest pain with non-ischemic ECGs and negative biomarker testing. Both cardiology and emergency medicine guidelines failed to provide a clear recommendation on which patients should be discharged from the ED. The American College of Emergency Physicians has taken a bold step with their latest guidelines for the management of low risk chest pain patients which will dramatically change standard practice in the care of possible ACS patients.  

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Mon, 11/26/2018 - 12:56am

Transfusion related reactions don't occur frequently in the ED, but they can occur. Read on below for a great high level summary review of a topic that often appears on exams!

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Sat, 11/24/2018 - 7:00am

Which anti-epileptic is most likely to cause hyponatremia? 

A. Carbamazepine

B. Dilantin

C. Valproic Acid 

D. Lacosamide

E. Levetiracetam

 

 

 

 

 

Answer is A - Carbamazepine or Tegretol

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Fri, 11/23/2018 - 7:25pm

A Quick Reference to Blood Pressure Management for Neurologic Emergencies

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Thu, 11/22/2018 - 7:00am

Dr. Anil Reddy discusses status epilepticus in the Emergency Department. 

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Wed, 11/21/2018 - 9:00am
A 70 yo M w/ a PMHx of HTN and DM presents to the ED with chest pain.
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Tue, 11/20/2018 - 5:26am

With the rise in popularity of the NOAC class of anticoagulants, more and more patients with a new diagnosis of pulmonary embolism are being discharged from the emergency department.  Multiple risk classifications tools have been developed to help identify patients at low risk of short term mortality. Read on to see if this new study determined which tool is the winner!

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Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:49am

A 28-year old male with no past medical history presents with ches tpain for 2 days. The pain is pressure-like in the center of his ches tand worse with deep inspiration. He states he just got over a cold but denies recent fever or cough. An EKG is obtained. What is the diagnosis?

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Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:00am

A 40 year old man presents via ambulance after he was found stumbling around a park on a hot summer day. He is mumbling, not responding to questions appropriately, and very disoriented. His skin is dry and hot to touch. Rectal temperature is 106.1 F.

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