Thu, 12/20/2018 - 7:00am

Last week, EMS hosted the Cooper University Hospital EM Residents at their training facility for some hands on learning. 

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Wed, 12/19/2018 - 9:00am

A 40 F presents to the ED with severe L shoulder pain and epigastric pain after a restrained driver MVC in which her car struck a tree.

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Tue, 12/18/2018 - 5:00am

An elderly female patient presents with abdominal pain and distention with no bowel movement in 1 week. Labwork shows a Cr of 8 from baseline of 1 with a normal lactate.  Click for further information about her diagnosis. 

 

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Mon, 12/17/2018 - 12:34am
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 11:16am

A 23 year old male presents to your emergency department with a stab wound to the right side of his lower back.  Which of the following below would be consistent with Brown-Sequard Syndrome? (scroll down for answer) 

A) Loss of motor function in right leg; loss of temperature sensation in left leg 

B) Loss of motor function in left leg; loss of temperature sensation in left leg 

C) Loss of motor function in right leg; loss of temperature sensation in right leg 

D) Loss of motor function in left leg; loss of temperature sensation in left leg

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Wed, 12/12/2018 - 4:33pm

An 18-month-old male presents with shortness of breath whenever he tries to walk.

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Tue, 12/11/2018 - 9:06am

A 50 year old male with a recent lung mass resection presents with chills and diffuse burning rash.  Patient was well appearing and afebrile. There were no mucosal lesions. Initial lab testing was significant for a leukocytosis of 19 with 89% neutrophils. Patient was started on steroids and observed in the hospital. 

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Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:46am

Often confuse methanol and ethylene glycol poisoing? Need a refresher on how they present? Read on below for a quick review that could come in useful one day either at the bedside or while taking an exam.

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Fri, 12/07/2018 - 9:16pm

Which of the following is considered a STABLE cervical spine injury? (scroll down for answer) 

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Thu, 12/06/2018 - 4:19pm

 

Jefferson Bit Off Hangman’s Thumb”

  

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