COW #19

Presenting Resident Nicholas Mota, DO PGY3 Chief Complaint Double vision Brief HPI 30-year-old male with no past medical history presented with acute onset left ocular pain and double vision x1d. Patient states that last night he turned off the light […]

Endophthal….what?

Endophthal….what?

It’s difficult to miss a raging STEMI or a CVA with unilateral flaccid paralysis, but there are other, less-sexy diagnoses that we have the opportunity to make in the Emergency Department that can be as important and impactful to the patient’s health.  […]

Top 10 Eye Emergency Pearls

Top 10 Eye Emergency Pearls

Always screen patient for an Afferent Pupillary Defect (APD)! A negative Seidel Test does not rule out a Globe rupture Avoid NSAIDS and aspirin in Hyphemas and Globe Rupture CT Scan of the Orbit is only 56-68% sensitive for identifying […]