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EM@3AM: Hypertensive Emergency

A 63-year-old female presents with nausea, vomiting, and altered mental status. Initial VS demonstrate BP 225/121, HR 88, 98% RA, T 98F, RR 18. What are your next steps?


EM@3AM – Hypothermia

A 42-year-old female presents with altered mental status after being found outside. She is bradycardic and hypotensive, and your normal thermometer reads "Error". You ask for a core monitor, which provides a reading of 27C.