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Consult Corner Ortho EM Resident is pleased to introduce a new column. “Consult Corner” is designed to help you communicate effectively when seeking input from other specialists. In our inaugural col
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Current Advances in Rapid Stroke Diagnosis At a rural acute stroke-ready hospital in the year 2030, you are using a tele-stroke tablet to evaluate a 62-year-old male en route by mobile computed tomog
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OMM in the Emergency Department Any Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) is familiar with the following question: “Hey Doc, what does that DO mean after your name?” While a detailed response regardin
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The Danger of Weight Loss Supplements A 54-year-old male presents with a chief complaint of heat exhaustion. He is a truck driver who has been traveling across the country without air conditioning. P
Evidence-Based Updates Case 1 A 6-year-old female presents with 3 days of fever, nausea, and vomiting from a presumed viral gastroenteritis. On examination she is febrile to 39 degrees Celsius and he
Diagnose this Condition The Patient A 62-year-old male presents to the ER complaining of right knee pain. He was changing a light bulb when he lost his balance and fell from a 6-foot height, landing
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Perils and Pitfalls of Adopting Bleeding-Edge Technology in the ED “Wearable technology” has become a part of daily life for millions of individuals. Who can remember the last time they navigated a
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STEMI or no STEMI? A Challenging Diagnosis A 26-year-old anxious, diaphoretic male presents with crushing mid-sternal chest pain that awakened him from sleep. Past medical history is unremarkable asi
ECG Challenge Case. A 59-year-old male smoker with a history of hypertension, familial hyperlipidemia and insulin dependent diabetes presents with 2 hours of substernal chest pressure radiating to hi
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Gasping for Air: Albuterol-Induced Lactic Acidosis Pyruvate + NADH + H+  †” lactate + NAD+ Lactic acidosis is a commonly encountered phenomenon within the emergency department (ED). In the setting of