A 61 yo male presents to the ED for the second time with complaints of back pain. While the overwhelming majority of cases of back pain are benign, there are a few "can't miss" causes which will result in paralysis if not diagnosed early. You ponder these diagnoses as you make your way to the patient's room...Read more
Submitted by Karen O'Brien, DO
You sign out to the overnight team at midnight and stay an hour or so completing a laceration repair and finishing your charts. It's been a chaotic afternoon and evening and the patina of COVID-19 didn’t make things any better. After your shift (and appropriate decontamination) you pass your hospital’s new resiliency resource room. You wonder, “What would be more relaxing right now? Doing some deliberative coloring, petting a dog, or just heading home?”Read more
Submitted by Lars-Kristofer Peterson, MD
Cooper EM team discussesd “Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin as a treatment of COVID-19: results of an open-label non-randomized clinical trial” by Gautret P, Lagier JC, Parola P, et al.
Dr. Brittany Cesar and Dr. Angela Ugorets summarize the article ...
Submitted by Angela Ugorets, MD,
Submitted by Brittany Cesar, MD