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Intern Report Collection, Vol. 3

Our ongoing intern report series is the product of first-year EM residents at UT Southwestern exploring clinical questions they have found to be particularly intriguing. For med students & junior residents - if you haven't encountered these issues yet, you will! A Case of Elevated BP by Benjamin Tr...

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EKG Practice #2

Ray Fowler, MD is Professor of EM / EMS at UTSW / Parkland. Edited by Alex Koyfman, MD. Case #1 A 38 year-old female presents about a month after having had epigastric and chest pain that was quite severe for an entire day about a month ago. She took some Zantac and Maalox, felt better, and went to ...

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Ask Me Anything with Scott Weingart, MD (@emcrit)

Live Blog Ask Me Anything with Scott Weingart window.cilAsyncInit = function() {cilEmbedManager.init()};(function() {if (window.cilVwRand === undefined) { window.cilVwRand = Math.floor(Math.random()*10000000); }var e = document.createElement('script');e.async = true;var domain = (document.locat...

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D-List Superbugs: Influenza

Influenza is spread primarily through large respiratory droplets or contamination of surfaces. About 4 days after exposure patients will typically start to develop an abrupt onset of fever, headache, myalgias or dry cough—generally this presentation will be considered an uncomplicated influenza il...

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Ask Me Anything with Rob Rogers, MD, FACEP

Live Blog Ask Me Anything with Rob Rogers, MD, FACEP window.cilAsyncInit = function() {cilEmbedManager.init()};(function() {if (window.cilVwRand === undefined) { window.cilVwRand = Math.floor(Math.random()*10000000); }var e = document.createElement('script');e.async = true;var domain = (documen...

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Lyceum Bullets: DKA

Questions Addressed: When you are suspicious for DKA do you obtain a VBG or an ABG? How good is a VBG for determining acid/base status?Do you use serum or urine ketones to guide your diagnosis and treatment of DKA?Do you use IV bicarbonate administration for the treatment of severe acidosis in DKA? ...