Category Name: em@3am

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EM@3AM – Cauda Equina Syndrome

A patient with saddle anesthesia and unilateral lower extremity weakness: you guessed it, let's review cauda equina syndrome.

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EM@3AM – Carbon Monoxide Toxicity

A patient who's using a gasoline-powered generator to heat his apartment presents with a headache: let's talk carbon monoxide toxicity.

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EM@3AM – Appendicitis

Right lower quadrant pain, McBurney's point tenderness, and an obturator sign in the absence of leukocytosis: are you making the call to surgery? Read our quick refresher on the management of appendicitis.

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EM@3AM – Traumatic Limb Amputation

Traumatic limb amputation: antibiotics? radiographs? If you're in need of a refresher, we've got you covered.

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EM@3AM – Airway Obstruction

Can't Intubate, can't ventilate? Let's quickly review a few pearls regarding airway obstruction.

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EM@3AM – Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol withdrawal: Let's take a minute to review this common emergency medicine diagnosis.