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University of Nevada, Las Vegas SOM Emergency Medicine Residency. Enriching resident learning. Tweets are not medical advice.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 19
Las Vegas EM welcomes the class of 2020. We are very excited to work alongside you all, and we know you'll do great!!
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Las Vegas EM Mar 15
4% of Retropharyngeal abscesses occur in adults. MCC is trauma or foreign body swallowed previously.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 15
In the crashing Afib patient, use maximum energy on the first attempt. It won't cause more cardiac injury.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 15
Reasons to think VT instead of SVT with aberrancy: Rate >150, Hx of CAD, older.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 12
Las Vegas Emergency Medicine Residents explore Washington, D.C. during ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference
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Las Vegas EM Mar 8
Evidence shows RF for travel in DVT only extends to 2 months prior. Greatest risk at 1 month prior.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 8
For cardiac arrest due to cyanide give 2 cyanokits.
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Las Vegas EM Mar 8
Escharotomy sites for burns.
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Zachary David Skaggs Feb 25
A spirited crew of former WWE wrestlers who also work in emergency medicine, went 3-1 at the second annual NCCF charity kickball tourney.
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Las Vegas EM Feb 21
Nice work, Randy!
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Las Vegas EM Feb 15
Strichnyn poisoning= Tetanus like presentation.
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Las Vegas EM Feb 15
Difference between Labrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis: Labrinthitis=Hearing Loss.
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Las Vegas EM Feb 1
Drugs that may require redosing of charcoal for hepatoenteric recirculation: acetaminophen, Salicylates, Barbituates.
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Las Vegas EM Feb 1
Consider other sources of Salicylate: Wintergreen, Bengay, Icy Hot.
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Las Vegas EM Feb 1
Stages of TB: Primary (Ghon Complex), Secondary/Reactive (Apical PNA), Active/Latent Infection.
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Las Vegas EM Feb 1
People who should be checked for TB: Exposure to known TB, Homeless/Immigrants, HIV, IV Drug, ESRD, Immunosuppression
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Las Vegas EM Jan 25
When charting PMH for a Altered patient chart: unobtainable not unknown as you will not be compensated.
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Las Vegas EM Jan 25
Crashing CHF patient: po nitro (400 mcg) q5m x 3 vs nitro spray (400 mcg) q5m x 3, nitro ggt 100 mcg/min titrate to improve in Sat
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Las Vegas EM Jan 25
The crashing vag bleeder Tx: Blood, TXA, Uterine sweep +/-lido w epi, Preg: Pit/methergine/+- Cytotec, Non-Preg: estrogen, Pack
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Las Vegas EM Jan 25
Reasons for crashing pt: hypovolemia, obstruction (PE, PTX, Breath Stacking, Tamp), Tox, Cardiac, Distributive Shock
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