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Richard Byrne
Dad of boys, husband, EM doc, APD/herder of residents, Cooper EM, editor, sim torturer, airway guy wannabe, hard-core nerd
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Richard Byrne Sep 22
Love your t shirt Matt! I want one!
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Richard Byrne Sep 19
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Richard Byrne Sep 19
I think we made a huge collective mistake in public education in the 80s and 90s where we were all taught that everyone’s opinions are equally valid and should all be respected....now everyone thinks their opinion is just as good as empirical evidence...
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Richard Byrne Sep 13
“if the pt has pain with blinking, check for inverted eye lash, and if you find one, pluck it out! Instant relief!”
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Richard Byrne Sep 13
“injection in the limbus (right around the iris) = keratitis, injection of conjunctiva that spares limbus = conjunctivitis”
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Richard Byrne Sep 11
2 girls. You are doomed! Congrats!
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Richard Byrne Sep 11
Replying to @Rick_Pescatore
Ah! Enjoy the day!
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Richard Byrne Sep 7
Replying to @Rick_Pescatore
Mmmm...I’ve heard it’s good. Never checked on it myself mind you. Numbers are for nerds! Anyways, people assure me it’s good and it costs a lot so it’s putting more money into the economy. Win win win!
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Richard Byrne Sep 7
Replying to @Rick_Pescatore
What? Informed consent?
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Richard Byrne Sep 6
Medmal tip from Dr Cafaro: if the pt is sweating, you should be sweating too
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Richard Byrne Aug 23
hey Dan! HDL is the good cholesterol and LDL is the bad one! Otherwise Yes We Still Can a great read! Hit me up to be the medical editor of your next book!
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Richard Byrne Aug 16
I refuse to be baited by the likes of you sir!!
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Richard Byrne Aug 16
Replying to @HopeKilgannonMD
Hope you have one post and it’s “hhh” cmon now don’t be like the grandma that got an iPad for Xmas!!!
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Richard Byrne Aug 16
What is “local wound care” for diabetic foot ulcers? Simple care is mixing half betadine/half saline, soak in gauze, stick in wound, and change every 24 hours
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Richard Byrne Aug 16
Here’s what happens in a Charcot foot:
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Richard Byrne Aug 16
Probe the foot ulcer with a swab:if you hit bone—>admit, MRI, abx. If you don’t hit bone, can prob f/u outpt on po abx conf
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Richard Byrne Aug 16
Granular wound bed = red, fibrotic wound bed = yellow, necrotic wound bed = Black
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Richard Byrne Aug 16
Dr Hurley: if toe pressures >40 mm 85-100% of foot ulcers will heal.
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Richard Byrne Aug 16
Dr Hurley our podiatry colleague: “Dependent rubor”: red foot? Elevate it. If the redness goes away this implies vascular insufficiency and NOT cellulitis! Neat!
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Amal Mattu Jul 2
My first shift with the new interns today . 10 bits of advice for our newbies
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