Category: EM-Critical Care

Rectal bleeding

EM-CCM Conference: February 2014 (Sorry posting this a little late!) Presented by Dr. Freedman Summary by Dr. Youn   CASE: 84M with CAD (recent NSTEMI) on ASA and Clopidogrel, CHF, HTN, DM p/w 4 episodes of BRBPR with dizziness and SOB.…

Beta-Blocker Toxicity

EM CCM Conference: October 2013 BETA-BLOCKER TOXICITY PRESENTED BY DR. KENDALL SUMMARY BY DR. YOUN The Case: HISTORY: 91F with HTN, DM on carvedilol, labetalol BIBEMS for weakness, dizziness, and near-syncope.   VITALS: BP 76/38, HR 41   PRIMARY INTERVENTIONS:…

Traumatic Brain Injury

ED Critical Care Conference: Sept 2013 The Curious Case of AMS with an (initially) Normal CT Head presented by Dr. Andy Grock   Case: 24 yo M, no pmhx presents AMS s/p assault. MRI shows Diffuse Axonal Injury.   TBI Discussion Severity…

Thrombolysis of Pulmonary Embolism

EM-Critical Care Conference: August 2013 PULMONARY EMBOLISM Summary by Dr. Eugene Kang   Diagnosis and EKG: -Most common EKG finding: non-specific ST-T changes (at least for our boards) -Other findings: sinus tachycardia, complete or incomplete RBBB, RAD, right atrial enlargement,…