Every year we love going to the University of Maryland Emergency Cardiology Symposium hosted by Dr. Amal Mattu. Check out our PEARLS from this year’s lectures on Cardiology Conundrums!
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As part of our EM training at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center we are lucky to receive additional training in alternative methods of analgesic delivery in the ED. Some of these alternatives include ultrasound guided regional nerve blocks, nonnarcotic infusions and injections, nitrous oxide, and the list goes on. Today’s post is a review of our Nitrous program developed by Dr. Alexis LaPietra.
Hi all. I wanted to bring to your attention a great case. The case was a young woman with relative euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis. This diagnosis used to be quite rare and associated with pregnancy or very poor PO intake. However, with the use of SGLT2 inhibitors (which this young woman was taking) the incidence is increasing. The diagnosis highlights some very important factors about the treatment of DKA.
Check out this review of the key points of each lecture from the 2017 University of Maryland Emergency Cardiology Symposium which was hosted by Amal Mattu, MD in Baltimore, MD. This year’s topic was cardiac arrest.