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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Dyer: Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis -> Clinical Features: Painless or painful muscle weakness, attacks vary in duration, frequency.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Lundberg: Myopathy: weakness w/o pain, Myalgia: pain w/o weakness, Myositis: pain + weakness.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Saidinejad: Peds long bone Fx. Use Motrin > narcotics. (Drendel 2009).
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Saidinejad: Peds Asthma give 1-2 Doses of Dexamethasone (vs multiple doses of Prednisone). Equal efficacy. Parikh 2015
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Saidinejad: In peds, okay to use urine bag vs straight cath to accurately check for UTI (Lavelle 2016).
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Thank you Dr. Saidinejad for coming to lecture on Pediatrics!
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Rosen: Labetalol 1st Line agent for HTN emergency in PEDs.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Sachs: Conflict management in the ED. Offer your apologizes. Build the bridge of expectations and reasonable solutions.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Snake envenomations look very similar to compartment syndrome. Make sure your consultants know this (ortho)
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
CroFab Dose: 4-6 vials over 1hr. 8-12 vials if in shock or sever bleeding. PEDs = Adult dose.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Indications for CroFab: Local tissue, hematologic effects, System sx, progression.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Systemic effects of crotalid envenomations: third-spacing + vasodilation, n/v, fasciulations (myokemia), neurotoxicity
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
DONT DO in Pit Viper Envenomations: Suck, Electricity, NSAIDs, tourniquet (maybe)
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Wystrach: Be cautious any Crotalid bites to the neck/face. Recognize need for early intubation given rapid swelling.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Wystrach: 80% of pit viper bites result in injection of venom
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Weingrow: Rhogam in the 1st trimester for VB lacks evidence. Don't necessarily have to give it.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Bavolek: Placental Abruption is clinical diagnosis. Cannot be excluded in the ED.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 28
Bavolek: Molar Pregnancy -> Concern for transformation to Choriocarcinoma. Refer for D&C.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 17
Happy Match Day 2017! Welcome to the UCLA EM family class of 2021! We are stoked to have you.
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UCLA (RR/OV) EM Res Mar 14
Infographic of Local Anesthetic Toxicity by Allison Ferreira.
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