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Temple EM Residency Feb 21
A) double ring/halo indicating button battery-emergent endo removal B) coin- ok to watch/wait
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Temple EM Residency Feb 21
GI bleed w/ hx of aortic repair, evaluate for aortoenteric fistula, get stat EGD
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Temple EM Residency Feb 20
Arsenic: garlic breath-HA, N/V. Can cause severe hemolysis-hemoglobinuria, RF. Tx urine alk or dialysis if RF
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Temple EM Residency Feb 16
Rosella: high fever then rash after fever resolves
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Temple EM Residency Feb 16
RMSF : rash starts at wrists and ankles and spreads centrally
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Temple EM Residency Feb 16
Anaphylaxis that is resistant to epi- think pt is on a beta blocker, give glucagon
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Temple EM Residency Feb 16
Most common pna in HIV pts- still strep pneumo!
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Temple EM Residency Feb 16
Most common enzyme deficiency on in service - think G6PD
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Temple EM Residency Feb 16
Pt with back pain, has stroke later- think multiple myeloma and hyperviscosity syndrome
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Temple EM Residency Feb 15
Something to keep in mind when prescribing opiates in the ER...
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Temple EM Residency Feb 15
Yershinia enterocolitica GI infection/sepsis can occur from chronic Fe overload or deferoxamine tx
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Temple EM Residency Feb 14
Silo: grain storage, gas reddish. Has NO, ->methemoglobinemia. Choc blood, ABG wnl, low pulse ox. Tx:methylene blue
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Temple EM Residency Feb 14
Is there a certain glucose goal you must attain prior to discharging a DM2 even if they are not there for a glucose related complaint?
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Temple EM Residency Feb 14
"Attaining specific glucose goal before discharge may be less important than traditionally thought"
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Temple EM Residency Feb 14
What do you do with new diagnosis of DVT in otherwise healthy patient?
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Temple EM Residency Feb 14
Pts diagnosed w/ VTE and dc'ed home on Xarelto had low recurrence rate and bleeding.
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Temple EM Residency Feb 14
Have you used ketofol for procedural sedation?
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Temple EM Residency Feb 11
Klebsiella PNA: upper lobe (R>L) infiltrate, bulging fissure on CXR. If untx: necrotizing lesion w/ air fluid level
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Temple EM Residency Feb 11
Transient synovitis vs septic arthritis in kid: Kocher criteria (septic arthritis): fever, WBC>12, nonwt bearing, ESR>40.
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Temple EM Residency Feb 9
Our very own intern, Jessica Fujimoto, blogging about thrombocytosis in the ER
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