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Duke EM residency Mar 6
Dr. Gerardo with tips on avoiding snake bites
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Duke EM residency Mar 6
Duke EM chief and snake bite expert Dr. Gerardo recently completed a satellite media tour on snakebite management. Keep up the great work!
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Duke EM residency Feb 22
Residents: Best of luck on the inservice today! Applicants: Don't forget to finalize your rank list today!
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
CRITOE for elbow ossification Capitulum 1 yr Radial head 3 yr Int epicondyle 5 yr Trochlea 7 yr Olecranon 9 yr Ext epicondyle 11 yr
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Fox: Posterior fat pad of distal humerus never normal. Anterior fat pad sometimes seen in normal xr.
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Fox: Greenstick fx, single side of bone fx, more unstable than buckle fx. Should have ortho f/u, though generally does great
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Fox: Buckle fractures are stable, unique to peds. Velcro splints, ortho glass generally all that is necessary
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Broder: for tachydysrhythmias that are resistant to electrical cardioversion, look for an underlying cause and correct
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Mando: data on calcium pre-treatment for low bp a fib with ca channel blocker more robust with verapamil than diltiazem
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Leiman: if you can confidently see the fascia intact on abd stab wound, you can clean and close.
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Leiman: ED thoracotomy survival rates
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Leiman: steps in ED thoracotomy
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
CT chest in penetrating trauma for: Trajectory crosses midline Concern esophageal,airway,or vasc injury CP or SOB unexplained w cxr Abnl cxr
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Leiman: ATOM-FC for trauma requiring intervention Airway obstruction Tension ptx Open ptx Massive hemothorax Flail chest Cardiac tamponade
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Duke EM residency Feb 16
Leiman: ~15-30% of penetrating thoracic trauma requires surgery compared to < 10% for blunt.
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Duke EM residency Feb 8
Dr. Natesan is excited to begin her work with the as part of the faculty incubator.
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Duke Surgery Feb 2
Dr. Stephanie Eucker named Senior Reviewer for Annals of Emergency Medicine
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Duke EM residency Feb 2
Broder: Renal infarct presents clinically the same as nephrolithiasis. Embolic, thrombotic causes. Need CT WITH contrast to dx.
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Duke EM residency Feb 2
Khalief: UPJ typically 2mm in size, UVJ 1-4mm. Most common sites of obstruction in kidney stones.
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Duke EM residency Feb 2
Khalief: Remember that nephrolithiasis is often asymptomatic. Ureterolithiasis is what presents to the ED.
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