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Eric Abrams, MD 2h
Ischemic colitis can manifest as portal venous air on . When doing a RUSH exam, look for air represented as hyperechoic areas in the liver parenchyma with dirty shadowing. In this clip you can even see gas bubbles in the portal vein!
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Ali S. Raja, MD 18h
How to Spot and Treat Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis Anumeha Singh, MD
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Andrew Petrosoniak Dec 8
I know its rare...but if you've ever taken care of a dizzy person in the ED...I highly recommend reading this "Diagnosing Patients With Acute-Onset Persistent Dizziness" by vertigo ED expert Dr. Edlow.
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Alex Koyfman Dec 8
Medical Malpractice Insights: A short walk can prevent a long trial
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Christopher Hicks Dec 7
The Grotto: All thirteen articles from the 2017 Trauma Edition, available via open-access download until Dec 30
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Adam Kellogg Dec 7
Student in the EM ? Are you hoarding interviews? Here are a whole bunch of reasons not to from :
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Stephen Alerhand Dec 7
Need to know how to track ascending colon down to cecum, then find appy branching off. BUT sometimes...just tell kid to “point probe to where it hurts.” They’ll find the appy.
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rob rogers Dec 6
Intubating a bearded patient? Difficult to ventilate/oxygenate because of the facial hair? Try applying tegaderm to the face (and cutting a hole in the middle) Just had a case where we used this, and it worked like a charm!
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Adam Rosh Dec 7
What is the mechanism of injury in central cord syndrome?
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Nachi Gupta Dec 6
Episode 11: Managing Dislocations of the Hip, Knee, and Ankle in the ED
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Rob Orman Dec 6
When you run a code, how good is your CPR?
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Eric Abrams, MD Dec 6
SBO - dilated small bowel loops > 2.5cm, dilated fluid-filled stomach, to-and-fro or whirling motion of the bowel contents. Look out for ischemia/infarction; may include wall thickening > 4mm, extraluminal free fluid between bowel loops, or aperistalsis.
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Amal Mattu Dec 5
Thanks to and our monthly EMCast podcasts are being made (August and before) at
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Emergency Echo Dec 4
Latest brain-teaser from : 40-year-old female, who is 36 weeks pregnant, presents to ED. She is very short of breath and extremely fatigued. What is your diagnosis? Answer here:
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Anand Swaminathan Dec 4
Morning Report Pearls: Doxy doesn’t cause dental staining in kids | if you suspect RMFS, Lyme, treat w/ doxy
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Stephen W. Smith Dec 1
What is the cause of this patient's inferior ST depressions?
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Roshcast Dec 1
What is the cause of ischemic colitis? Where does it typically occur? What are examples of global low flow states that can cause ischemic colitis?
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Matt Klein Nov 30
Great review for emergency docs of myths surrounding ectopic pregnancy. Remember, there is no HCG level "too low" for an ectopic
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Sam Ghali Nov 30
Love this video from : 1. Don't crank the neck back 2. Elevate the head!
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Sean Dyer Nov 29
Eating is a stress test for babies, distress/sweating during feeding is not normal!
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