Browsing: OB/GYN

Postpartum Seizures A 25-year-old female presents to the ED after experiencing 3 seizures at home. She was discharged 1 day prior after a primary cesarean section because of failure to progress. She
Consult Corner OB-GYN Victoria Fitz, MD OB/GYN Resident University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC EMR: What is the most effective way to present an OB/GYN consult over the phone? CC: The goal sho
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Management and Treatment of Septic Abortion A 21-year-old female with no past medical history is brought to the emergency department complaining of abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding for the past da
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Emergent Concerns in Ovarian Stimulation Clinical Case A 39-year-old female presents with acute right lower abdominal pain that awoke her from sleep. Her only medical history involves progesterone us
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Pediatric Ovarian Torsion From the July 2012 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Diagnosing and Managing Ovarian and Adnexal Torsion in Children.” Reprinted with permission. To access y
Ovarian Torsion in the Pediatric Population It's the start of your afternoon community pediatrics shift and you are seeing a 7-year-old girl who started having acute RLQ pain followed by vomiting. Sh
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Short of Breath Short List The diagnosis of cardiopulmonary pathology in a pregnant patient presenting with dyspnea and/or chest pain can be an arduous task given the physiologic changes of pregnancy
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Thrombolytics for Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy A 32-year-old pregnant woman at 30 weeks gestation is brought to the emergency department. Earlier in the day she had a sudden onset of shortness of