Author: kkelson

Kyle Kelson, Downstate/Kings County Emergency Medicine resident.


Pregnant with a PE: What to do

A young woman presents to your ED with shortness of breath and pleuritic chest pain. She states she got off a long plane flight from the Philippines. She is mildly tachycardic. OK, you think, let’s just whip out the ol’…

This is a Drill

It’s a quiet night in CCT, and you receive a notification from EMS about an elderly, tachycardic and hypotensive patient. When the patient arrives, her airway is intact, and she is altered. EMS was unable to obtain IV access in…