CC: “Post Surgical Pain” ; Abdominal pain HPI: 8 year old Male with PMH of Sickle Cell Disease (HbSC), Post-opt Day 10 for laparoscopic splenectomy for recurrent sequestration crises presents to the Emergency Department (ED) complaining of abdominal pain x […]
Check out Take Home PEARLS from this week’s Wednesday EM Conference! Topics include Asthma/COPD, Sepsis, and mgmt of hemoptysis.
You head over to bed 44 to meet the BLS crew as they start telling you about an 82 year old man who has been having trouble breathing and is “confused” as per his family. His oxygen saturation when you […]
In comes a 34-year-old male who is obtunded with pinpoint pupils and breathing at five times a minute; likely due to heroin abuse. He wakes up after Narcan is appropriately administered, but now he wants to leave. What is the risk […]
There’s been a lot of chatter in the twitterverse surrounding the recent release of the POKER Trial out of Australia comparing ketofol with propofol for procedural sedation. Their primary outcomes were looking at respiratory complications, including apnea, desaturation or hypoventilation; with […]