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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Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:00am


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Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:45pm

A 45 yo female presents to the ED with abdominal pain.



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Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:17am


Treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis in the emergency department includes aggressive volume repletion and administration of insulin, however it is also extremely important to address electrolyte abnormalities…

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