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This is the unofficial twitter feed of the Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Kentucky. Don't blame UK for what we tweeted.
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Patrick Grace Feb 11
The silver medal winners of EM Olympics at ! Big thanks to for sending us down.
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Jonathan Bronner Jan 28
. fantastic FREE resource!
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Christopher Doty Jan 24
Grand Rounds at UK. Join us for a series by from
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
SCD: Random pearls- They have CRI, Never Fe++ for the anemia, hyphema is a big deal. Worry about sepsis!! (Exchange) transfusion can help.
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
SCD: Got a patient with really low Hgb? There are a few possibilities. Check a few labs and feel that belly. Transfusion helps.
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
SCD: How bad is Acute Chest? Really bad. Looks JUST like PNA. Tx with same ABX. Start exchange transfusion. Tx hypoxia.
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
SCD: Wizard Level Tx. Oral fluids. APAP. IV/IM opiates then PCA for pain. Incentive spirometer. D5 ½ norm Bicarb for fluids. ??SDD Ketamine
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
SCD: Avoid supplemental oxygen unless they are hypoxic. Superoxia leads to decreased erythropoietin and bone marrow suppression.
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
SCD: Reserve IVF for pts that are clinically dehydrated. If you can't stop yourself from maintenance, give D51/2NS or D51/2Normal Bicarb
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
SCD: No objective measures, labs, vitals, rule in or out vaso-occulusive crisis. Just tx the reported pain in confirmed Dx.
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
SCD: Treat pain aggressively. Orals work well. I like to avoid IVs if I can. Im is OK but has uneven absorption.
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
SCD: Studies show true rates of drug addiction low in SCD is really low (5%). Don't hold back meds from this painful Dz.
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felixankel Dec 29
Excellence Is Not An Act, But A Habit via new years resolutions anyone?
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Christopher Doty Jan 10
How are you with Sickle Cell patients? They are complex and sick and live their shortened lives in pain. Stay tuned!! Pearls drop @ 10EST
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Chris Belcher Jan 8
Thinking heavily on my friend we lost a year ago. Continue to take care of each other despite the hardships we face daily.
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Jonathan Bronner Dec 20
Mass Casualty Workshop led by . Multi-PGY learning to prep for the unexpected.
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Rob Orman Dec 16
What's the therapeutic ceiling of IV ketorolac? 10mg! new ann em study. Here is our 3 min take
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Chris Belcher Dec 13
doing a lecture NOT involving ultrasound for . Miss this guy
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Yale EM Ultrasound Dec 6
Yale case of the week! 43yo female with emesis, no abdominal pain ultrasound shows... check back 5p...
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Ken Milne Dec 5
Open access article on disease in children from .
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