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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 16
We are so proud of the simWARS team, The Resuscitaurs! They are heading for the finals on 11/2... Join us in cheering them on!
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
From the desk of PGY-1 .. a review on CO poisoning.
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Ray Hunsucker Oct 11
Awesome summary on Blakemore tube for those critical UGiBleed patients
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Nicole Munz Oct 11
Quick review on CO poisoning and when/ if to use hyperbaric tx.
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
Corneal ulcer is vision threatening- no contact lenses, ciprofloxacin or moxifloxacin gtt q1hr until urgent ophtho c/s
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
Corneal abrasion tx- Abx ointment>drops (polysporin or erythromycin), +/- patch, Ophtho f/u 0-2 days
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
corneal abrasion - use proparacaine (but avoid giving to pt for chronic use) prior to fluorescein exam
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
Risk for orbital compartment syndrome with retrobulbar hemorrhage. Raised IOP, vision loss. clinical dx! Tx canthotomy.
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
sickle cell testing in all african-americans w/ hyphema d/t higher likelihood of rebleed, need 4 washout in OR to dec IOP
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
prevent rebleed of hyphema w/ eye shield, bedrest, elevate head, dim room, no NSAIDs. keep NPO - sometimes need OR washout.
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
hyphema caused by blunt trauma has increased risk of IOP starting immediately and up to 5 days post-injury!
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
Suspect open globe injury? Stop exam! Apply shield to protect from accidental pressure on eye. Bed rest. C/s ophtho!
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
Seidel test to ID full thickness wound - blue light from slit lamp, apply fluorescein, look for flow of inverse staining
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
Open globe injury = full thickness wound of eye wall, 2 types - laceration by sharp object, rupture by blunt object
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 11
Combined lecture by Dr. Binenbaum from CHOP on ocular trauma! Thank you for coming!
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 10
Education division faculty and staff stuck in "Alcatraz" at an escape the room! Come back, we need you!
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 10
Replying to @Megsahokie
May the odds be ever in your favor! Good luck!
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Megan Stobart Oct 10
Surprise! Time to escape! division leaders about to get locked in....
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 9
If pediatric CP occurs w/ syncope, palpitations or decreased endurance, a more in depth hx/exam/workup should be prompted
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EinsteinEM Residency Oct 5
of the week thanks to PGY1 ! Longitudinal view of the aorta at 5.99cm in a patient with known AAA and hypotension.
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