Morning Report: 7/12/2012

Thanks to Dr. Meister for today’s Morning Report! Morning Report: Zoster Ophthalmicus Epidemiology:1-3 /1000 cases per year, 10-25% of shingles infections, lifetime risk of shingles is 10-20%, usually starts in 5th decade of life, immune compromised are more at risk…

Morning Report: 7/10/2012

Today’s Morning Report is courtesy of Dr. Aherne: Supraclavicular Subclavian Central Venous Access Offers several advantages over infraclavicular approach: At the insertion site, the subclavian vein is closer to the skin Right sided approach provides a straighter path into the…

Morning Report: 6/28/2012

Thank you to Dr. Melendez for today’s Morning Report! Tylenol Overdose   Pathophysiology Acetaminophen (APAP) is rapidly absorbed from the stomach and small intestine and primarily metabolized by conjugation in the liver to nontoxic, water-soluble compounds that are eliminated in…

Morning Report: 6/26/2012

Today’s morning report is thanks to Dr. Willis!   Pradaxa: Dabigatran etexilate   Pharmacokinectics -Max effect in 2-3 hours -Excreted in 12-14 hours -Renally excreted (80%) -CrCl <30 prolonged excretion and elevated concentrations -No P450 interaction. Low plasma protein binding…

We’re Back!

Some of you may have noticed a warning when trying to access CM or TOKC the past couple of weeks. Sorry for the delay, but we had to deal with some “bugs” that got into the site. Thanks to some…

Morning Report: 6/11/2012

Today’s Morning Report is courtesy of Dr. Harriott: We begin with a case presentation, A 25-year-old man was transported to the emergency department (ED) by police after exhibiting unusual behavior. The patient was found with marked agitation and altered mental…

Morning Report: 6/5/2012

For today’s Morning Report, we have a review of Leptospirosis by Dr. Caputo:   Leptospirosis Morning Report When should we consider it? –>Leptospirosis should be considered when a patient has a flulike disease with aseptic meningitis or disproportionately severe myalgia.…

Morning Report: 6/4/2012

Today’s Morning Report is thanks to Dr. Semenovskaya:   (Sorry about the technical difficulties with the above slide, The Bugs are Staph including MRSA, Strep, Haemophilus The Drugs are Broad-spectrum penicillin or quinolone and remember clinda if there is concern…

Morning Report: 5/31/2012

Thank you to Dr. Pearsall for today’s Morning Report:   Reversing coumadin-associated ICH: PCC vs FFP   Vitamin K for sustained reversal of vit-K dependent coag factors (10mg IV slowly) Oral anticoagulant therapy increases degree of bleeding, with mortality >…

Morning Report: 5/30/2012

Today’s Morning Report is courtesy of Dr. Benson:   “I think I (k)nee-d some help”   42 y/o M presents for right knee pain and swelling, occurring for the last few days, notably worse today.   Differential?   Trauma Septic…

Wednesday Wrap-up: 5/23/12

  Time:  Speaker: Lecture: 8-8:50 Nadir Debriefing 9 -9:50 Adeleke Hypersensitivity Derm Disorders 10 -10:50 Ritchie / Christopher Facial blocks / Sinusitis 11 -11:50 Julie / Jegede / Christopher / Caputo Pearls It seemed like the popular topic of conference…