Wed, 06/02/2021 - 1:45pm

A 45 y/o M with PMhx of HTN and ESRD on dialysis presents to the ED w/ knee pain after slipping at work. On exam, he is unable to extend his leg. An X-ray is done and shown below. What's the diagnosis? (scroll down for answer)


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Mon, 05/31/2021 - 5:00am

A potential complication of PUD and other disorders, GI perforation is a true life-threatening emergency. 

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Fri, 05/28/2021 - 5:05am

One out of ten critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) will develop acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). In addition to low tidal volume ventilation, prone positioning and neuromuscular blockade, adjusting the mechanical ventilation mode may be another strategy to implement early in a patient’s clinical course when faced with ARDS complicated by refractory hypoxemia. 

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Thu, 05/27/2021 - 6:00am

Dr. O'Brien continues with Part 2 of our discussion on Lumbar Punctures

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Mon, 05/24/2021 - 6:25pm
Mon, 05/24/2021 - 5:00am

Last week we discussed PUD and gastritis. We touch on H. Pylori as a leading cause of PUD, but it deserves it's own slot for review.  While we don't usually diagnose or treat this in the ED ourselves, it is useful to know so we can discuss this important disease with our patients! 

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Sat, 05/22/2021 - 11:00pm

You obtain a call

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Fri, 05/21/2021 - 3:00am
Thu, 05/20/2021 - 7:44am

Our incoming chief resident, Dr. Eric Chavis, gives a 10 minute lecture on LPs.

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Wed, 05/19/2021 - 7:49am

A 17 yo F with no past medical history presents to the ED with acute onset of R sided pelvic pain associated with nausea.

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