Browsing: November 2017

Management of Shock: Bedside Assessment of Cardiac Output A 75-year-old male with a past medical history of congestive heart failure, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and coronary artery disease pres
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The Best of Humanity: In the Worst of Times To a medical student, perspective is everything. The way we view our time spent studying in the classroom, the way we process our clinical experiences, and
Who Ya Gonna Call?! A Primer on Left Ventricular Assist Device Emergencies Background Patients with end-stage systolic heart failure (defined as New York Heart Association Class IV or Ejection Fracti
Tamponade and Valvular Catastrophe: TTE in the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient A 70-year-old man with a history of coronary artery disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes is brought to t
ECG Challenge - Nov 2017 Case. A 71-year-old male presents with exertional syncope. What do you see in the following ECGs (taken 4 minutes apart)? Answer Image 1. This ECG shows an atrial rate of ~78
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Program Director Interview Series: Sorabh Khandelwal, MD | The Ohio State University College of Medicine Sorabh Khandelwal, MD, is the residency program director at The Ohio State University College
It's Getting HOT in Here! A Review of Serotonin Syndrome You are called to evaluate a 74-year-old woman who was found by her daughter, confused and unable to get out of bed. The patient's only medica
Diagnose this Condition The Case. A 31-year-old male presents to the emergency department with a chief complaint of “rash to both legs.” Three weeks ago, the patient's vehicle was stuck in the sand
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The Do's and Dont's of Docere: How to Be an Effective Teacher Physicians take on many roles and responsibilities — including that of a teacher. In fact, the word “doctor” itself derives from the Lat
Reflection on the Charlottesville Rally Amid growing controversy surrounding the existence of confederate statues in present-day America, a rally in protest of the removal of two such statues thrust