Category Name: EM Cases

EM Cases

EM Cases: Neuromuscular Disease for Emergency Medicine

There is a long list of rare neuromuscular diseases. Nonetheless, there are a few that you are likely to see in the ED, that are relevant to Emergency Medicine because they require timely diagnosis and treatment.

EM Cases

EM Cases: AKI Part 2 – ED Management

Dig deeper into the simple 5-step ED approach to AKI outlined in part 1, concentrating on the edematous patient, and discuss the timing, volume and IV crystalloid of choice in AKI patients as well as dialysis indications and timing in light of the recent STARRT-AKI trial.

EM Cases

EM Cases: Liver Emergencies

We clear up the confusing balance between thrombosis and bleeding in liver patients, the elusive diagnosis of portal vein thrombosis, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis diagnosis and treatment and some tips and tricks on paracentesis