Author: Jay Khadpe MD

  • Editor in Chief of “The Original Kings of County”
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Residency Director
  • SUNY Downstate / Kings County Hospital

9/11/2015

Here’s Dr. Chan with today’s Morning Report!   Unprovoked  First Seizure in Adults   Was this really a seizure? -Fair Marker: Incontinence (38% sensitive, 57% specific) -Strong Markers: Postictal confusion, tongue biting, cyanosis, confirmed unresponsiveness, aura, eye deviation, rhythmic limb…

9/10/2015

Dr. Corburn presents today’s Morning Report!   Emergency Room Extramural Deliveries: What can go right?  What can go wrong?   What can go right? -Is the infant descending head-first (not breech-buttocks or feet first): decide this based on examination and…

9/8/2015

Thanks to Dr. Abram for today’s Morning Report!   Dengue Fever (“Breakbone Fever”)   Virus: Flavivirus – 4 related viruses (DENV 1-4). Other flavivirus include St. Louis Encephalitis, West Nile Virus, Yellow Fever.   Vector: Mosquito – Aedes aegypti most…

Save of the Month! July 2015

Welcome to Save of the Month! where each month we recognize a resident who went above and beyond to make a great save in the ED. Nominations are solicited from the faculty each block and we pick one resident for recognition…

8/6/2015

Here’s Dr. Carmelli with today’s Morning Report!   Dextrocardia and Situs Inversus Definitions Situs solitus: Normal position of organs/structures Situs inversus: Opposite or reverse of normal position of organs/structures Levocardia: Cardiac apex pointing to the left Dextrocardia: Cardiac apex pointing…

Morning Report: 8/4/2015

Thanks to Dr. Wang for today’s Morning Report!   Globe Rupture Occurs when a blunt object impacts the orbit Ruptures are commonly at the site where sclera is thinnest – insertion of the extraocular muscles or at the limbus History…

Morning Report: 7/31/2015

Today’s Morning Report is presented by Dr. Osagie!   Minor Head Injury   Canadian Head CT Rule: CT is only required for patients with minor head injury with any 1 of the following findings. Patients with minor head injury who…

Morning Report: 7/30/2015

Thanks to Dr. Muhlfelder for presenting today’s Morning Report!   Plantar Puncture Wounds   How remote is the injury? Comorbidities? Tetanus Status? Diabetics present later 2/2 neuropathy/decreased sensation, 3x risk of osteo For all, consider deep penetration given weight-bearing area,…