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CORE EM: Subtalar Dislocation

A rare ankle injury that occurs with disruption of the talo-navicular and talocalcaneal joints. Not to be confused with “ankle” (tibio-talar) dislocation!

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EM@3AM: Post-Tonsillectomy Complications

An 8-year-old male presents 7 days post-tonsillectomy. His mother states he started spitting up blood this morning. The patient appears well, but suddenly starts throwing up coffee ground emesis. When the patient stops throwing up, you look at the back of the throat and see what appears to be a clot. What’s the next step in your evaluation and treatment?