Month: October 2017

EM-Critical Care: Peri-intubation Arrest

This EM-Critical Care Medicine case presentation focused on a very complex resuscitation with multiple facets. The case is notable because it includes most, if not all, of the factors we should consider when worrying about a peri-intubation arrest. Let’s recap…

Case of the Month – October 2017

  Get your thinking caps ready folks, for it’s time for the newest edition of Case of the Month.   The patient is a 28-year-old man with a history of SLE complicated by lupus nephritis, who presents with pressure-like mid-back…

Cracking Skulls

    Scenario: You are evaluating a 58-year-old male with hypertension and cirrhosis who presents with a sharp, right-sided, severe, non-radiating, constant headache that started suddenly two hours ago while he was walking to get something to eat. Shortly after…