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EM@3AM: Open Globe Injury

A 26-year-old male groundskeeper is sharpening a rusty lawnmower blade without eye protection when he feels a sudden pain and loss of vision in his right eye. What is the diagnosis, and what are your next steps?

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The EM Educator Series: Sepsis in the ED

Welcome back to The EM Educator Series! These posts provide brief mini-cases followed by key questions to consider while working and educating. Today we look at several components of sepsis evaluation and management in the ED, followed by key references.

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EM@3AM: Epistaxis

A 62-year-old male presents holding a bloody wash cloth pinched over his nose spitting blood into a coffee mug.  His wife walks in behind him with a grocery bag full of medications.  Among them you recognize a common blood thinner. What is the diagnosis, and what are your next steps?