Browsing: Neurology

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
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 neurology consul
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 efficient, effe
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
A Review of Basilar Skull Fractures Case A 57-year-old intoxicated female presents after a fall from standing height. She denies any headache, vision changes, loss of consciousness, or neck pain, and
Brain Storm: Treating Acute Stroke and its Mimics Faye T. Pedersen, MSIV, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL Mohammad M. Qureshi, MD, Resident Physician, Department of Neurolog
A Temporal Problem: Diagnosing and Treating Viral Encephalitis in the ED Case Report A 49-year-old male presents to the emergency department with two days of confusion, agitation, and speech abnormal