Category: Board Review

Interesting Bored Review

So you get this guy, 23 yo M with schizophrenia and depression brought to ED by Mom for “acting strange”. Mom reports a recent change in his psychiatric medication, but does not know the specifics. Patient is agitated and not…

NOT Board Review

You’re kicking back in an empty CCT when you hear a ruckus in the hallway. In comes in a young man with a penetrating injury to the neck. He’s stridorous and diaphoretic on arrival.              …

Not Bored Review 9/16/14

A 2 week old presents with multiple episodes of green vomiting today with inability to tolerate PO. Pt has had no fevers and normal birth history. On exam, baby has a distended belly with moderate generalized tenderness.          …

Never Bored Review 9/9/14

Made up Case: 70 yo ESRD (LUE fistua, MWF, last yesterday), HTN, DM, severe COPD presents peds struck by semi: Airway, Breathing, Circulation initially intact, IV/O2/Monitor placed 102, 150/60, 28, 93% on RA Secondary survey neg except for pan-right sided…

Not Bored Review 9/2/14

Male hipster presents – bicyclist struck. He is 22 years old, lives in Williamsburg, and arrives wearing really tight pants and an ironic mustache. He reports pelvic pain and reports he fell off the seat onto his handlebars. He reports…

Bored review 8/26/14- DIARRHEA

A 22-month-old boy presents to the ED with his parents following 4 days of vomiting and diarrhea. The parents report that the child has not been playful and has had decreased wet diapers. The mother reports that the child is…

NOT Bored Review 8/19/14

60 yo M, unrestrained driver in MVA, no airbags, no LOC, no head trauma, complaining of chest pain – midline, reproducible to palpation, worse on moving. VS 120, 96/47, 22, 100% Trauma labs are sent, portable CXR and Pelvis Xray…