Category: Wednesday Wrap-up

Wednesday Wrap-Up: 4/18/12

Special thanks to the SIM team and all those who participated in our Sim Throwdown/ Rumble/ Battle Royale. Congratulations to Drs. Aherne, Kendall and Grock for winning our first Sim Competition! Take home points from the simulation cases: 1)  When…

Wednesday Wrap-up: 4/11/2012

Welcome to this week’s edition of Wednesday Wrap-up! There was some great lectures this morning making it very tough to pick a topic to focus on but I think the subject that generated the most discussion was palliative care in…

Wednesday Wrap-Up: Pediatric DKA 4/4/2012

Pediatric Conference 4/4/12 Follow Up: DKA Management Clinical Pearls   DKA in Pediatrics: DKA occurs when there is a disruption in the balance between insulin and counter-regulatory hormones secondary to a deficiency in circulating insulin. The resulting state is hyperglycemia,…

Wednesday Wrap-up: ICU Conference 3/28/2012

ICU Conference 3/28/12 Follow-Up: Serotonin Syndrome and NMS Pt on “multiple psychiatric medications” presents to the ER “acting strangely”…  after doing a physical exam and excluding other potential causes, your primary differential includes… Serotonin Syndrome Epidemiology: Occurs in 15% of patients…

Wednesday Wrap-up: 3/14/12

Welcome to Wednesday Wrap-up! Each week after conference the TOKC Blog team will post a follow up to a lecture or discussion point that came up during conference so that those who were there can continue the conversation and those…