A 31 yo male presents after assault. Walking into the room, you immediately notice marked edema around his left eye. He also seems restless and agitated and is pulling away from staff attempting to obtain vital signs and obtain IV access. Read on for pearls regarding this patient's vision threatening injury!Read more
Submitted by Abagayle Renko M.D.
Finger lacerations/injuries are common in the Emergency Department and obtaining adequate analgesia for repair is important. Here we review the basics of digital nerve blocks as well as two common techniques.Read more
Think just because you are a young, healthy physician that you are invinceable? Read this post and remember that we are vulnerable too...even more so because we often refuse to acknowledge when we are sick. This week's Advanced Practice topic comes to us courtesy of a Cooper EM alum. The story is told with full permission from the patient, his wife, though names are omitted to prevent any possible HIPPA entanglements!Read more
Submitted by Richard Byrne, MD
Have a pediatric patient with a neck mass? No idea where to begin with your differential and management? This post from Dr. Rahul Gupta has got you covered!Read more