Tue, 08/08/2017 - 1:05am

A college baseball player presents to your ED with right arm pain, which is worse with elevation of his arm (especially while throwing baseball) and has progressively worsened over past two weeks. He comes to your ED because of increased arm swelling and numbness in arm over past two days. Could this be thoracic outlet syndrome??

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Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:00am

Back to Basics: Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)

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Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:06am
Thu, 08/03/2017 - 6:54am

Education for all EM providers about the ongoing opioid epidemic is paramount.  This week during conference a member of the DEA educated us on the opioid epidemic and discussed some strategies and initiatives for prevention.  Read ahead for the highlights: 

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Wed, 08/02/2017 - 6:00am

A 48 year old male was the restrained driver in a high-speed motor vehicle collision with a tree.

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Tue, 08/01/2017 - 6:43am

The classic intraoral technique for the reduction of a mandibular dislocation requires significant force and sedation, but what if you could preform the reduction without requiring either?

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Sun, 07/30/2017 - 8:00am

A high yield review of this week's posts!

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Sat, 07/29/2017 - 3:22pm

You are taking medical command when you receive a call from an ALS unit. They are picking up a 33 y/o male with unknown medical history from the beach for a witnessed seizure and confusion.

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Fri, 07/28/2017 - 9:42am

Case: 30-year-old male with no significant past medical history who presents with palpitations, what's the diagnosis?

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Thu, 07/27/2017 - 11:11am

Last Thursday was the yearly Cooper EM residency retreat at the shore in Avalon, NJ. In addition to some spectacular teaching tips on summer emergencies, we had some great small group discussion and role-playing regarding one of the toughest (and least discussed) aspects of our jobs: difficult discussions with consultants, admitting physicians, and patients. Read on for some great interpersonal communications tips (and some pics of the Cooper EM residents hard at work).

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