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EinsteinEM Residency Dec 10
Our very own is featured! Check it out!
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EinsteinEM Residency Dec 9
Throwback: A few of our all-star residents taking on outdoor challenges in MedWars 2017!
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 30
Our medical student rotators are awesome!
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 28
The stripes really bring out his eyes, no??
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Megan Stobart Nov 27
Thank you for 50 years of service, to the very day Ms. Eleanor to and ! YOU will be missed!
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 23
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 22
When draining a nasal septal hematoma, make a small horizontal incision superficially through the mucosa, avoiding the cartilaginous septum. Evacuate the clot with Frazier suction or forceps.
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 22
Isolated uncomplicated nasal fractures in children should have pediatric ENT referral in 2-4 days due to rapid healing. In adults, they may be referred to ENT within 6-10 days.
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 19
Representing and the EMS division working at the main medical tent for the !
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
Anaphylaxis mortality around 1% in US. Most common sx are related to skin and most due to food allergy.
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
Very true!
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Megan Stobart Nov 15
Importance of benzo abuse and wd. Need to ask specific historical questions about type, crew, last use.
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
Pearls from - regarding pediatric syncope, obtain an EKG and evaluate for the following: HOCM, prolonged QT syndrome, brugada, WPW
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
post-partum cardiomyopathy is most common in last month of preg and within 5 months post-partum, risk factors incl twin pregnancy, prolonged labor, extremes of reproductive age, high parity/gravidity. treat as CHF.
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
in a pregnant patient with atrial fibrillation, consider cardioselective beta blockers or digoxin
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
pre-eclampsia definition is >20 wk gestation, SBP >140, DBP >90 with proteinuria (>0.3gm / 24 hr). Remember, edema is not a part of this definition!
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
Rapid fire cardiovascular topics with
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
whole bowel irrigation-considered for toxic ingestions of sustained-release or enteric-coated drugs, for packers/stuffers, meds not adsorbed by AC. performed with polyethylene glycol, typically 1-2 L/h in adult
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
activated charcoal can be used for toxic ingestion known to be adsorbed to charcoal, dosed 1g/kg, greatest benefit within 1hr of ingestion, risk of aspiration so avoid in altered/uncooperative pt
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EinsteinEM Residency Nov 15
gastric lavage - Rare, performed on intubated patients with large OG tube. Benefit greatest within 1 hour of ingestion but may extend. Risks incl aspiration. May be difficult to suction undissolved pills. Little evidence of change in clinical outcomes.
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