Grand Rounds Recap 9.28.2016

Grand Rounds Recap 9.28.2016

Dr. Axelson kicked off Grand Rounds this week with a look at DKA, hypercalcemia, suicide in the ED and more during M&M. Then we learned about Hereditary Angioedema, Thyroid Emergencies, Concussions, NIPPV and got a chalk talk about setting end goals of resuscitation from Dr. Dave Norton.  

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Grand Rounds Recap 9.21.2016

Grand Rounds Recap 9.21.2016

This week we learned about all the hardware that can go into our patient's CNS and how it can go wrong. We also heard about complications of Varicella infection, set out to optimize visualization of a needle on US, learned to give better feedback to the difficult learner, heard about ED super-utilizers and strategized about ventilator management. 

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Airways, like Martinis, are Best "Dry"

Airways, like Martinis, are Best "Dry"

Have you ever looked down the blade of a laryngoscope and said to yourself, “Damn!  This airway is just too dry!”  I thought not.  Rather, we often look down the blade into a mucky swamp of secretions that drip from the pharyngeal walls like drool from a big, sloppy dog, and often obscure familiar landmarks and goop-up our optical and video adjuncts.  Is there no solution?  There is!  Let us review an illustrative case...

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Grand Rounds Recap 9/14

Grand Rounds Recap 9/14

This week we had a special visit from Dr. Darren Braude from the University of New Mexico Department of Emergency Medicine to speak on special topics in airway management. He introduced us to the idea of Rapid Sequence Airway (RSA) and other novel thoughts on extraglottic devices.  We then had a chance to dive in to our regularly scheduled program with topics ranging from tuberculosis to ED operations to complex febrile seizure.  Enjoy!

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Antibiotics for Facial Fractures

Antibiotics for Facial Fractures

In the Emergency Department, we frequently encounter patient's with facial fractures and associated lacerations.  The orthopedic surgery literature strongly supports the use of antibiotics for open fractures.  The facial surgery literature, however, does not have extensive publications addressing the use of antibiotics in open facial fractures.  So what are we to do? Does every fracture get antibiotics? If not, which fractures?

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Grand Rounds Recap 9.7.2016

Grand Rounds Recap 9.7.2016

This week we learned about risk stratification for PE and how to work it up in special populations. We covered neonatal resuscitation and pediatric hematologic emergencies. We got a crash course in the returning traveler with fever. We reviewed current guidelines for treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

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Grand Rounds Recap 8/31

Grand Rounds Recap 8/31

Burns, bubbling airways and bradycardic arrests: all part of this week's grand rounds that brought plenty of knowledge our way. This week we heard from Dr. Dale, burn surgeon, about the latest in burn management. Dr. Carleton ran through some of his hardest airway cases for an infallable mental model of intubation. Our R3s gave a practical session on transvenous pacer placement and Dr Kircher gave us his clinical soapbox of pneumonia management.

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Annals of B Pod - September 2016 Is Here!

Annals of B Pod - September 2016 Is Here!

This issue marks the 10 year anniversary of Annals of B Pod. After 10 years and over 300 articles, Annals of B Pod continues to fulfill its initial mission of sharing the interesting case presentations, unique pathology, and diagnostic dilemmas that present to B Pod.

The time and effort put into publishing each issue by resident and faculty editors highlights their dedication to continually producing high-quality work. Each issue feels special because we, as editors, know that the publication upholds a unique and treasured tradition at the University of Cincinnati Emergency Medicine Residency. This issue feels extra special because it marks the beginning of our year-long celebration of our 10th anniversary. Over the coming year, former editors will reflect on their time in B Pod, and how sharing these experiences  through Annals of B Pod shaped their career.

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Grand Rounds Recap 8/24

Grand Rounds Recap 8/24

This week's Grand Rounds included M&M where we learned all about bleeding and how to stop it, listened to a Case Follow-up about the Neurological Complications of Infective Endocarditis, and had lectures on BRUE, Hand Injury management in the community, and Impostor Phenomenon.   

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