1. Spinal Shock vs Neurogenic Shock

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    August 15, 2017 by jtreb

    Chalkie Studebaker is a 45yo male s/p motorcycle crash. He comes to your ED via EMS. Upon arrival, patient is …
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  2. Don’t Be Thrown for a Loop: Know Your Diuretics!

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    August 10, 2017 by Casey Carr

    By: Ben Iredell, PharmD Commonly used in the ED setting, loop diuretics are versatile medications, and are used for a …
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  3. Medical Minute: Early Stylet Removal in Lumbar Puncture

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    August 3, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Derrick Ashong Adopted from: Brad Sobolewski Clinical Pearl: Early stylet removal (after going deep to the dermis) is a …
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  4. Totally Implantable Venous Access Devices (Ports): Emergency Department Basics and Complications

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    August 1, 2017 by Casey Carr

    By: Casey Carr Introduction A port is a centrally inserted catheter, whose tip is positioned at the junction of the …
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  5. Medical Minute: Massive Hemoptysis

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    July 27, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Shabana Walia Definition: > 500cc in 24 hours or > 100cc/hour regardless of hemodynamic status Causes of Massive Hemoptysis: …
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  6. Thromboelastography (TEG)

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    July 25, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr, MD Introduction Thromboelastography (TEG) is an assay that measures the visco-elastic properties of whole blood clot. TEG …
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  7. Human Trafficking in the ED – Part 2

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    July 20, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    Seeing the Unseen Patients By: Katie O’Conor What Can We Do? Despite the absence of validated tools and guidelines, there …
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