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  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. 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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  3. Albumin in Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

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    July 4, 2017 by Casey Carr

    By: Binoy Mistry Background: Mortality in spontaneous bacterial peritonitis ranges from 20-40%; renal impairment can occur up to 40% of …
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  4. Back to Basics: Acute Pericarditis

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    June 6, 2017 by jtreb

    By: Josh Trebach What: -Inflammation of the pericardium, the fibrous sac that contains the heart   Why: -Up to 5% …
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  5. Daily Bolus of LR: Meckel’s Diverticulum

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    January 6, 2012 by dailybolusoflr

    Meckel's Diverticulum * Is the most common congenital abnormality of the GI tract (found in about 2% of the population) …
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  6. Daily Bolus of LR: Esophageal Foreign Bodies- Food

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    December 14, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Esophageal Foreign Bodies- Food * While esophageal foriegn bodies come in diverse shapes and sizes, foreign bodies related to food …
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  7. Daily Bolus of LR: Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E

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    December 9, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Hepatitis A and E infection both present with acute viral hepatitis, which may include the following: * Jaundice * Hepatomegaly …
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