Category: Board Review

So Bored I Hiccup’ed

It is 4 AM in the morning and a 50 year-old male is next to be seen in the emergency department. You think to yourself, what can possibly compel this patient to leave the warm comforts of his bed to…

So Bored I Threw a Punch (Fight Bite)

A 25 year-old male is brought into the emergency room after an argument about whether Tom Brady is the “Greatest Of All Time” turned into fistacuffs. He is alert, oriented, slightly intoxicated, and has visible injuries including a black eye,…

Bored and Toxic

  A 21 year-old male presents to your ED with complaints of fever, rash, and generalized malaise. His triage vitals are HR 112, BP 95/55, RR 22, POx 98%, T 102.3F. When you go into the room to exam him,…

So Bored I Worked Out (Rhabdomyolysis)

New year, new beginnings, and new resolve. A 31 year-old slightly overweight male visits the emergency department a week after New Years with a chief complaint of muscle soreness. He had recently attended a soulcycle session with his girlfriend as…