Author: Charles

Bored Review – Neonatal Jaundice

Seeing neonates in the Emergency Department makes me nervous. Hopefully this review can simplify one of the more common neonatal presentations. Following are the key points emergency clinicians need to know (for life and for the boards) about neonatal jaundice.…

Bored Review – Scombroid

(Disclaimer: The featured video clip is more likely to represent anaphylaxis, not scombroid.)   You are on a blind date at a new Hawaiian restaurant. You order the Ahi tuna poke bowl. Thirty minutes into eating you suddenly feel stomach…

Bored Review – Anterior Uveitis

A patient presents with anterior uveitis. You have so many questions.   What is the uvea? The uvea is the term for the iris, ciliary body and choroid. The anterior uvea consists of the iris and ciliary body, while the…

Bored Review – Just Another RV Infarction

I’d like to thank our 4th year resident, Dr. Michael Griesinger, for essentially giving me this entire lecture in real time as he diagnosed and treated an inferior STEMI with right ventricular (RV) infarction yesterday. He nailed every aspect of it. Everything I researched today was just confirmation.…