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Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center - Level 1 Trauma Center - West Central PA
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EM residency May 17
Hcg levels in pregnancy drop naturally before the end of 1st trimester
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EM residency May 3
Congratulations ConEM Senior Residents on 100% written EM board exam pass - 1st attempt!
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rob rogers May 3
Innovating Medical Education by Superb talk from The Teaching Course Cape Town!
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EM residency Apr 15
It's great to see so many promising future EM residents at LECOM Hospital Day (Erie and Latrobe, PA)!!
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EM residency 15 May 14
CO poisoning immediate Hyperbaric indications: CNS, Cardiac dysfxn, pH<7.1, pregnant>15% level
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EM residency 15 May 14
Severe CO poisoning symptoms: chest pain, syncope, AMS, coma. Less severe: Headache, N/V, weak, dizzy.
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EM residency 15 May 14
Organophosphate Poisoning has more CNS signs (agitation, confusion) than Carbamate Poisoning, but Tx same (atropine)
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EM residency 27 Mar 14
Peds Pharynx exam: try Pinch nose until they open mouth or try Yawning...
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EM residency 7 Feb 14
Activated Charcoal: Shouldn't be used for Caustics, Solvents, Alcohols, Hydrocarbons, Pesticides, Lithium or Iron
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EM residency 7 Feb 14
Clonus and Hyperreflexia are present in Seratonin syndrome but NOT in neuroleptic malignant syndrome
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EM residency 7 Feb 14
Aspirin tox HD indications: level >100mg/dL, AMS, significant acidosis, noncard pulm edema, renal failure and worsening condition
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EM residency 7 Feb 14
Linezolid(tx MRSA) & Selegiline(tx Parkinson) have MAOI activity re:drug(serotonins,amphetamns) & food(tyramine) rxns
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EM residency 7 Feb 14
Diphenhydramine causes QRS prolongation, convulsions in addition to anticholinergic symptoms
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EM residency 7 Feb 14
SSRI overdoses usually benign except if massive or citalopram (QT prolongation, bradycardia, convulsions)
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EM residency 19 Dec 13
Peds Glucose Dose: Neo D10: 5-10ml/kg Infant D25: 2-4ml/kg Child D50: 1-2ml/kg Multiplication = 50-100ml/kg in each age
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EM residency 19 Dec 13
Sick Neonates - consider Sepsis, cardiac, metabolic with glucose, ketones, lactate, ammonia in the work up
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EM residency 13 Dec 13
SIDS risk: 1-12mo Peaks January African Am/Native Am Premature h/o ALTE Prone sleeping Sibling SIDS Mom young, muliparous, drugs
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EM residency 13 Dec 13
ALTE- classically 1-3mo baby apneic, cyanotic, hypotonia, gagging SIDS- classically 2-4mo (can be 1-12mo)
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EM residency 13 Dec 13
US sens/spec 98%/98% for ileocolic intussusception
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EM residency 13 Dec 13
Pyloric stenosis- classically 2-6mo baby projectile vomiting Intussusception- classically 2-12mo baby crying, vomiting
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