Browsing: Neurology

In the United States, more than 2.5 million patients seek care for traumatic brain injury every year, accounting for approximately 2% of all ED visits. The equation for cerebral perfusion pressure can
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, a relatively rare condition, nevertheless carries a high mortality rate - making it a can't-miss diagnosis in emergency care.
How does subarachnoid hemorrhage lead to cardiac arrest, complete heart block, or cardiomyopathy?
Subdural Hematoma Secondary to Epidural Anesthesia A 31-year-old multiparous woman who is 7 days postpartum after a c-section presents to the emergency department for the second time complaining of a
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Consult Corner Neurology Brendan Eby, MD, of Washington University in St. Louis shares insight on how to best collaborate with your neurology colleagues. What is the most effective way to present a n
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Consult Corner Neurosurgery When you have a patient with a neurosurgical emergency, time is precious. Colin Przybylowski, MD, of the Barrow Neurological Institute offers insight on how to present an
When The Room Is Spinning: Can't-Miss Diagnoses in the Dizzy Patient A 34-year-old previously healthy female presents with abrupt onset right-sided headache, vertigo, and vomiting associated with di
Management of Post-tPA Intracerebral Hemorrhage On your next shift, you find yourself evaluating a 58-year-old-male with acute onset of left upper and lower extremity weakness and a facial droop that
Stroke Alert: Beyond the Non-Con A 60-year-old female presents to the ED with altered speech and decreased responsiveness that began less than one hour ago. Outside of a resolving hypoxia, all vital
The Masquerading HSV Infection Case Presentation Your next patient is a 36-year-old female with fever, body aches, and headache. She has been ill for four days with a temperature of 101 °F at home. S