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EM@3AM – Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

A 2-year-old female presents to the ED with 3 days of fever, cough, congestion, and watery diarrhea. The patient's mother is concerned as the toddler had two episodes of bloody diarrhea prior to arrival. You obtain a stool sample: fecal occult blood test is positive. Read this week's review to find out why HUS should be on your differential diagnosis.

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When is Capnography Useful in the ED? Part II

Welcome to Part II of capnography uses in the ED. Capnography is increasingly being utilized in the ED, primarily for endotracheal intubation, cardiac arrest, and procedural sedation. This post will introduce you to several other uses for capnography.