Tag: anaphylaxis

Jungle Juice!

Smruti Desai, DO MPH PGY-1 You watch the dusk enfold the mountains and you take a large drink of water. You may be a sweaty feast for mosquitoes, but you’re not in Pod A, and you still have a week…

Refractory Shock

It’s a busy night shift when a nurse alerts you to an elderly patient sent from a nursing home who is hypotensive, tachycardic, tachypneic, febrile, altered, and appears dehydrated.  You assume sepsis, send labs, begin treating empirically with broad spectrum antibiotics, and…