Submitted by Christine Collins, MD
Dr. Billings, M.D., discusses 2 papers on the efficiacy & safety of Dobutamine versus Milrinone in the setting of cardiogenic shock.Read more
Submitted by Katherine Billings MD
A 30 yo F presents to the ED w/ an obvious L arm deformity after a possible unwitnessed seizureRead more
Submitted by Abagayle Renko M.D.
A 23 year old female is brought in by a friend after an intentional overdose of approximately 25 tabs of diphenhydramine one hour prior in a suicide attempt. Which toxidrome is that again? What do I need to be worried about? Is there an antidote??? Read on for answers!Read more
Submitted by Richard Byrne, MD
Consider a case: a 38 year-old male presents to the ED after intentional ingesion of multiple objects, which include razor blades, a fork and other sharp objects. Vital signs are stable, he has no abdominal tenderness, and an x-ray reveals several foreign bodies in the stomach that appear consistent with sharp objects, with no free air under the diaphragm. How do you approach this scenario and other similar cases?Read more
Submitted by Julia Moon, MD
Submitted by Courtney Martin, DO
Critically Appraised Topic: Is Procainamide Superior to Amiodarone for Terminating Hemodynamically Stable VT?
Dr. Perelman, M.D., discusses two papers on Procainamide vs. Amiodarone in the setting of stable Ventricular Tachycardia.Read more
Submitted by Sarah Perelman M.D.
A 60 yo F w/ a history of breast cancer presents to the ED with progressively worsening SOB over the past week.Read more
Submitted by Loran Hatch, DO
A 55 year old female is brought in by EMS in marked respiratory distress. "BP is pretty high doc" the medic notes as you enter the room. Read on for a discussion of how to master treatment of this common, but frightening disease process...Read more
Submitted by Eric Hasbun, MD
A full discusison of pediatric burns would involve management of ABCs, calculation of body surface area burned and the intricacies of different calculations, fluid management, pain control, and finally disposition. For this, read a full chapter and several articles on burn management and resuscitation - here we have a quick rundown of what patients require transfer to burn center and/or admission vs which might be able to be discharged home.Read more
Submitted by Roger Rothenberg, MD