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Temple EM Residency Oct 19
Close to his heart, music to our ears: family history (and an EKG) important part of syncope workup, epsilon waves are specific but not sensitive
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Temple EM Residency Oct 19
Our EM Pharmacy team Matt and Peter sharing some of their superhuman insights into antibiotic selection
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Temple EM Residency Oct 19
Active leaaarrrrrning session on Derm, infectious disease, and STI's! A quick coffee break from
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Temple EM Residency Oct 19
PGY1 Brendan Hart on infectious endocarditis: sepsis w/ chronic systemic symptoms, especially if risk factors, may still have a +urine or +cxr, so don't stop there, do BCx and echo
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Temple EM Residency Oct 16
A Glenohumeral Situation – the latest GEM from the TempleEM blog
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Temple EM Residency Oct 12
Pearl from sim today: always order a serum ethanol level when you're getting serum osm's to calculate the gap if c/f toxic alcohols
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Temple EM Residency Oct 12
Dr. Jeff Barrett on infectious spinal emergencies: consider imaging whole spine (can have >1 lesion), coronary stents ok for MRI but bullets depend on location, osteomyelitis shouldn't have neuro deficit so that suggests an epidural abscess too
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Temple EM Residency Oct 12
ID conference day.... Dr. Dave Karras says know your bugs and your drugs
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Temple EM Residency Oct 10
Meta analysis of different antibiotics and risk of cdiff clinda 👎🏾👎🏻👎🏽👎👎🏿👎🏼 but doxy 👌🏽👌🏼👌🏿👌👌🏻
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Temple EM Residency Oct 10
Red flags a/w missed epidural abscess: unexplained fever, focal neuro deficit, active infection, immunosuppression, IVDA, prolonged steroid use, back pain > 6 weeks, Hx of CA
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Temple EM Residency Oct 10
Empiric antibiotics do not reduce rates of infection/pain in dental pain w/o signs of overt infection
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Temple EM Residency Oct 10
Spinal epidural absces tricky to diagnose: back pain very common even among IV drug users. To increase your sensitivity: do CRP, rectal tone, ultrasound for urinary retention. Notably, infectious symptoms most common finding in missed. cases.
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Temple EM Residency Oct 10
Your goto ABx for simple cellulitis?
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Temple EM Residency Oct 10
Keflex alone for uncomplicated cellulitis vs. Keflex+Bactria -> no increase in resolution with dual abx
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Temple EM Residency Oct 5
Key points from our pgy2 Dr. JM: sepsis core measures requiring 30ml/kg IVF, broad spectrum abx, Bcx, serial lactates, "sepsis re-exam" triggered by ... sirs + suspect infection (or giving any abx) + hypoperfusion
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Temple EM Residency Oct 5
Key points from our pgy3 Dr. FJS: ascending cholangitis needs CT and gastroenterology for ERCP, vs cholecystitis which needs ruq ultrasound and surgery
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Temple EM Residency Sep 27
Lindsay Davis fellow & alum: don't mistake nl duodenum for abnl gallbladder
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Temple EM Residency Sep 27
Justin Stowens from Crozer: Ringdown artifact with small pneumoperitoneum, A-lines (like lung) with large pneumoperitoneum. Prove it's "free air" by rolling patient and noting shift of air.
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Temple EM Residency Sep 27
Replying to @Zamboni_MD @TempleEMUS
subsequent CT helpful in identifying lead point and cause, can also differentiate from ileus
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