Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:27am

As the treatment of malignancy evolves, the number patients who are receiving active chemotherapy presenting to the Emergency Department is increasing.  Many of these patients present with respiratory chief complaints ranging from mild dyspnea to acute respiratory distress. This post aims to introduce chemotherapy-induced pulmonary toxicity and review those chemotherapuetic agents that commonly affect the lungs.

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:51am

Does skin glue in addition to standard of care reduce failure rates of peripheral guided IV lines? Failure defined by infection, thrombosis, phlebitis, dislogement.

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Wed, 01/18/2017 - 8:55am

Case: 24 year old male with no significant past medical history presents to local urgent care with chief complaint of left knee pain. Patient reports playing basketball just prior to arrival and reports landing on left knee and "jamming it."

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Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:32am

In this video, Cooper Emergency Medicine Residency graduate and current ultrasound fellow at Hennepin County Mark Robidoux demonstrates a few tips and tricks to quickly become a pro in ultrasound guided angiocath insertion (with a little help from Cooper Assistant to the Program Director and volunteer pincushion Rich Byrne)

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Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:49pm

Two methods of reducing subluxation of the radial head (Nursemaid's Elbow)

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Sun, 01/15/2017 - 9:30am

A high-yield review from the past week on EMDaily!

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Sat, 01/14/2017 - 1:04pm

Visual diagnosis from EMDaily!

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Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:31pm

Following a severe brain injury the goal of the clinician is to prevent secondary brain injury. This entails increasing oxygen delivery to the brain by preventing hypoxia and increasing cerebral perfusion. Hyperosmolar therapy, including mannitol and hypertonic saline, is often used to decrease ICP.

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Thu, 01/12/2017 - 1:41pm

A high-yield post on two STEMI mimickers and ways to tell the difference!

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Wed, 01/11/2017 - 12:36pm

Case: 33 year old Vietnamese male with a past medical history notable for TB diagnosed 2 years prior to arrival. Patient was treated for 9 months. Patient presents with slowly and progressive swelling on the left side of the neck.

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