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Duke EM Residency 12h
Myocarditis: suspect in peds pts with heart failure signs/symptoms after viral infection. ~50% make fulll recovery
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Duke EM Residency 12h
Myocarditis: suspect in peds pts with heart failure signs/symptoms after viral infection. ~50% make fulll recovery
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Duke EM Residency Jul 25
Join Duke EM Chief, , this Thursday for a live webinar on snakebite management! Register here:
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Duke EM Residency Jul 25
Check out Brian Nelson, MD's VJEM pub highlighting the importance of attention to solid organs during FAST exams.
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Lauren Siewny Jul 24
my version of . Does this make me an iron(wo)man?
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Duke EM Residency Jul 24
RASS -362
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Duke EM Residency Jul 24
Congrats to Duke EM attending for completing his 4th IRONMAN! Only burnout here is leg fatigue!
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Duke EM Residency Jul 24
The evidence behind using Kayexalate to treat hyperkalemia is weak. Beware of intestinal ischemia!
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Sam Francis, MD Jul 24
Intranuclear Ophthalmoplegia findings: Young and bilateral? Most likely multiple sclerosis Old and unilateral? Most likely stroke
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Sam Francis, MD Jul 22
Patients w SBP have a higher in hospital mortality (32%) than patients w septic shock (20%). Ascites + abd pain = paracentesis
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Lauren Siewny Jul 21
For all you interns out there - ALiEM's Greatest Hits for Interns: A Curated Collection of High-Yield Topics
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Sam Francis, MD Jul 20
Hyperacute T waves don't have to be huge. They are relative to the QRS amplitude. aVF w hyperacute Ts (and subtle aVL depression) in ACS
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Duke EM Residency Jul 20
Replying to @dukeemergency
In some cases, oral contrast may provide benefit: immunocompromised w/ fever, recent GI surgery, very low BMI
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Duke EM Residency Jul 20
Replying to @dukeemergency
And increases LOS without improving diagnostic accuracy.
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Duke EM Residency Jul 20
Oral contrast with CTAP not recommended for suspected bowel obstructions - hinders ability to detect bowel wall ischemia
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Duke EM Residency Jul 19
Congrats to Duke EM alum, Dr. Joe Borawski, on his EMCNA publication on Care of the Patient with Chest Pain in the Observation Unit
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Duke EM Residency Jul 19
Congrats to Duke EM APD, , on her DASHE funding for Executive Coaching services, awarded by
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Duke EM Residency Jul 19
What a privilege to work with Duke Life Flight every day. (Video feat. Duke EM Medical Director, Dr. Jason Theiling)
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Duke EM Residency Jul 18
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Duke EM Residency Jul 18
Reduce medical errors using the I-PASS mnemonic during transitions of care (feat. Duke EM's APD, Dr. David Gordon)
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