Browsing: August 2020

Intubating the critically ill septic patient is a high-risk procedure. We examine an observational study that reported higher levels of procedural hypotension with the use of ketamine when compared to
In this month’s interview for the Program Director Interview Series brings us down to Houston. We sat down to chat with Dr. Van Meter. We didn’t ask any hard-hitting questions about cowboy boots, bu
Reports of Intimate Partner Violence have significantly increased since mandated stay-at-home orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In this setting, how can you be attuned to patients at ris
The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare our health care system's vulnerabilities and lack of preparedness. It is imperative that we examine more closely the steps we have taken thus far, and what we ha
They may have had full lives with love and care and food and jokes before the coronavirus laid claim to them. And though we cannot offer a cure, we offer all we can. Even when it's simply the comfort
I know you hate the oxygen mask. Do you know how much I wish you didn't need it?
A 57-year-old male presents with AMS. He is minimally responsive and there is no additional history available. His initial heart rate was 25 with a blood pressure of 80/30. What is your interpretation
With the wide-ranging presentations seen among COVID-19 patients, it can be easy to miss other conditions.
Given the global pandemic of the novel SARS-CoV-2, clinical trials are underway to elucidate an effective treatment. Be aware of the potential risks.
Pediatric patients with abdominal pain and dysuria - even older children - may be suffering the effects of infected urachal remnants. How can you treat this condition?