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UB Emergency Med Feb 26
Congrats to our of our alumni Dr. Jenna Nikolaides !
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UB Emergency Med Jan 22
BER vs Pericarditis - BER - absence of PR depression, ST elevation limited to precordial leads, will see on prior EKGs
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UB Emergency Med Jan 22
Handlebar injury - mean delay in sx 23 hours, often vague. Pancreatic injury most common.
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UB Emergency Med Jan 22
Splenic injury most common solid organ injury in pediatric trauma. Hepatic injury second, but associated with higher mortality.
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UB Emergency Med Jan 16
CC: Sore throat, difficulty swallowing...
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UB Emergency Med Jan 16
Young patient with RLQ pain, remember to look with ultrasound before CT !!
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UB Emergency Med Jan 16
Remember this EKG pattern, it could save a life ! K+ level 8.6 !!!
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UB Emergency Med Jan 10
Racemic epinephrine may be useful for stridor in patients with retropharyngeal abscesses
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UB Emergency Med Jan 10
Literature does not support antibiotic prophylaxis after nasal packing
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UB Emergency Med Jan 10
Can use dermabond in place of calcium hydroxide paste for fractured tooth repair
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UB Emergency Med Jan 10
After performing lateral canthotomy make sure to also perform inferior cantholysis
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UB Emergency Med Nov 29
Spinal cord compression in cancer patient is oncologic emergency - need both NSGY & Rad Onc. Get spinal MRI/give IV steroids
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UB Emergency Med Nov 29
When placing umbilical vein catheter, blood return indicates end point for catheter advancement
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UB Emergency Med Nov 29
3.5 ETT usually appropriate for full term neonate
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UB Emergency Med Nov 29
After a delivery in the ED, remember mneumonic WADS for initial actions - warm, airway, dry, stimulate.
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UB Emergency Med Nov 13
Replying to @JLynchDO
Agreed - (surgical lit !)
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UB Emergency Med Nov 13
Don't underestimate the importance of being involved in decision-making where you work
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UB Emergency Med Nov 13
Prevalence of unruptured intracranial aneurysm and SAH are higher in women than men
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UB Emergency Med Nov 13
In SAH, consider nimodipine to prevent delayed cerebral ischemia
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UB Emergency Med Nov 13
In GI bleed - no difference between PPI bolus and drip
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