Category Archives: Critical Care

  1. Back to Basics: Adrenal Crisis

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    June 15, 2017 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Casey Carr, MD Introduction Adrenal insufficiency occurs when there is a disruption between the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; adrenal crisis is …
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  2. What’s the Evidence? Corticosteroids in Sepsis?

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    December 1, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Nick Rademacher, MD Surviving Sepsis Suggestions 1  Do not use steroids unless refractive to BOTH fluids and vasopressor therapy. …
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  3. Ultrasound for Pediatric Shock

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    September 10, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Debra Ravert, MD Common causes of pediatric shock •        Hypovolemia secondary to gastroenteritis •        Hemorrhage •        Sepsis Benefits of ultrasound …
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  4. Medical Minute: Anaphylaxis & Biphasic Reactions

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    July 21, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

     By Amanda Crichlow, MD 36 yo F presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting and pruritus and sensation …
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  5. Medical Minute: Three Tips for Managing Heat Stroke

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    July 14, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By Lisa Cuttle, MD Briefly:  heat stroke is an elevated temperature, typically over 104F in conjunction with altered mental status …
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  6. Medical Minute: Resuscitation in Pregnancy

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    July 10, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By Erik Verzemnieks, MD Cardiac arrest in pregnancy is rare, occurring in estimated 1/30,000 deliveries. Maternal physiology and body habitus …
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  7. Medical Minute: Perimortem C-Section

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    July 8, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    Medical Minute: Perimortem C-Section by ErikVerzemnieks, MD Perimortem cesarean represents one of the most infrequent procedures performed by the emergency …
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