Category: Morning Report

April Fools Morning Report

April Fools Morning report (4/1/16) 3 case topics that will FOOL you Case 11 A 45 year-old man presented to the hospital with chest pain and dyspnea. Exam was unremarkable. ECG showed T-wave inversions in leads II, III, aVF, V1-V4,…

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

By: Yonatan Yohannes, MD Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Who: The critically ill. Most commonly in shock, burn patients, polytrauma patients.   What: Primary -> abdominopelvic disease/injury: trauma, pancreatitis, surgery, etc. Secondary -> conditions originating elsewhere: sepsis, burns   When: Normal IAP…

Acromioclavicular (AC) joint dislocations

By Jaime Moran MD, PGY-3 Edited by Dr. deSouza Acromioclavicular joint dislocations: the “Separated” shoulder EPIDEMIOLOGY & MECHANISM OF INJURY 9-12% of shoulder girdle injuries More common in males Usually results as a direct blow to the shoulder; less commonly…

The Anion Gap

The Anion Gap: Presented by Dr. Nicolas Grundmann The anion gap is a calculated measure. It is used to help determine metabolic causes of acidosis and can suggest underlying pathology in an undifferentiated patient. The full formula for calculating an…

Temporomandibular Dislocation and Reduction Techniques

SUNY Downstate/ Kings County Department of Emergency Morning Report Series Title: Temporomandibular Dislocation and Reduction Techniques Presented By: Dr. Brenda Oiyemhonlan, MD (PGY IV – Chief Resident) Mechanism or Injury — Anterior TMJ dislocations are a common type of dislocation. They typically…

HEART Score in the ED

Morning Report 1/8/16 HEART score in the ED. Presented by Dr. Kopping. Edited by Dr. deSouza. -Chest pain: Cause for more than 8k…no, 80k…no, 8 MILLION visits!! -What this is about? -Not the 60 year-old sweaty guy with crushing chest…

Bladder Rupture

Morning Report Written by: Jackie Shibata MD (Reviewed by deSouza) Here’s the scene… It’s Sunday and you get a transfer from an outside hospital for a young guy with constant abdominal pain and mild distention since falling off his bicycle…

Traumatic Hyphema

Thank you Dr. Osagie for this Morning Report Emergency Medicine Management of Traumatic Hyphema What is it? Grossly visible blood in the anterior chamber of the eye; microhyphema – dispersed red blood cells in the anterior chamber Why does it…