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University of Nevada SOM Emergency Medicine Residency at Las Vegas. Enriching resident learning. Tweets are not medical advice.
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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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Las Vegas EM Jan 25
How to Code White by Dr. Aaron Heckelman.
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Las Vegas EM Jan 18
Plasma Exchange Tx for TTP decreases mortality from 90% to 10%.
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Las Vegas EM Jan 18
Consider TTP in anyone with anemia and thrombocytopenia.
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Las Vegas EM Jan 18
Mortality of Intracranial Epidural Abscess >60%. Poor prognosis. I & D controversial.
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Las Vegas EM Jan 11
If in an area without A/P nasal balloons for epistaxis consider foley catheter, tampon, or tonsil sponges.
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Las Vegas EM Jan 11
Consider panorex for isolated jaw trauma as opposed to CT Face.
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Las Vegas EM Jan 11
Caffeine before blood patch for treatment of post LP headaches.
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Las Vegas EM Jan 4
Lasix no longer recommended for Hypercalcemia pts. Tx= IVF, Bisphosphonates, Calcitnonin, Hemodialysis.
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Las Vegas EM Jan 4
IDSA definition of Neutropenic Fever= ANC <500.
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