Category: EM-Critical Care

Management of the Post-Arrest Patient

Presented by: Dr. Niccole Bart Summary by: Dr. Kaycie Corburn The Case: 70 year old female with a long past medical history including a previous heart block with a pacemaker placed 20 years ago presents to the ED following a witnessed VF…

Acute Kidney Injury

EM-CCM Review: Renal Presenter: Dr. Brenda Oiyemhonlan Review by: Sally Bogoch This block’s EM-CCM was a fantastic review of a commonly seen problem at its extreme. For the sake of brevity we will review: Renal failure associated metabolic derangements Indications…

Carbon Monoxide and Cyanide Poisoning

EM-CCM Conference 1/21/15 Fire Exposure/Injuries Presented by:  Dr. Danica Gomes Summary by:  Dr. Kaycie Corburn The Case:  60 yo F unknown PMH BIBEMS from a house fire.  There were known fatalities at this house fire.  The patient was being ventilated…

Weakness and Shortness of Breath

11/19/14 EM-CCM Summary: Neuromuscular disease and hypoventilation. Presenter: Dana Muhlfelder Summary: Sally Bogoch THE CASE: In a fictitious urban hospital a 28-year-old female, no pmhx, recently dx with “asthma”, presents with exertional shortness of breath for three months and an…

Cardiac Tamponade

Cardiac Tamponade and Pericardiocentesis Summary by Dr. Kaycie Corburn Presented by Dr. Sally Bogoch The Case: 60 yo M PMH metastatic lung cancer, HTN, DM, former smoker presents to the ED with acute onset shortness of breath. Vitals in triage revealed…

The Sick Asthmatic

EM-CCM Summary, 9/2/2014- The Sick Asthmatic. Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Abram The Case (As usual, this is a fictitious patient seen at a fictitious hospital called Janus General. Don’t believe me? I’m on staff there – see): 25 year old…

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Presented by Dr. Nataisia Terry Summary by Dr. Kaycie Corburn   The Case: 72 yo M PMH HTN and GERD presents to the ED with 1d h/o difficulty urinating and back pain. Basic labs showed thrombocytopenia. Non contrast CT showed bony…