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CORE EM

CORE EM: Severe Hyponatremia

Severe hyponatremia is a significant electrolyte abnormality. Check out this CORE EM post by Anand Swaminathan on its evaluation and management.

practice updates

Euglycemic DKA Secondary to SGLT2 inhibitors

DKA classically presents with hyperglycemia, presence of ketones, acidosis, anion gap, and low serum bicarbonate. What about DKA with normal or slightly elevated blood glucose? This post evaluates the new SGLT2 inhibitors and euglycemic DKA.

practice updates

ED Management of the MVC Patient: Pearls and Pitfalls

It is no surprise that a substantial number of trauma patients presenting to emergency departments nationwide are victims of motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) . This patient cohort presents unique challenges to the emergency physician. Many of these challenges, however, can be mitigated by a well-practiced, systematic approach to the management of all trauma patients, such as that outlined in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).