Grand Rounds Recap 12.19.18

Grand Rounds Recap 12.19.18

Come check-out our Grand Rounds Summary for 12.19.18! We started the morning with some fascinating cases in Morbidity and Mortality Conference with Dr. Baez. Next, we learned the importance and efficacy of mindfulness with Dr. Bernardoni. Dr. Makinen and Dr. Curry went head-to-head on a Clinical Pathologic Conference about a patient with hyperthermia due to sympathomimetic overdose. Lastly, Dr. Frederick taught us the evidence behind PECARN!

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Grand Rounds Recap 6.13.18

Grand Rounds Recap 6.13.18

In this week’s Grand Rounds, Dr. Polsinelli started us off with the diagnosis and management of aortoenteric fistula. We then discussed burnout and failure in our wellness curriculum in a small group setting, and heard from our colleagues in pharmacy about high-dose insulin therapy for calcium channel and beta blocker overdose. Dr. Roche led us in our Mastering Minor Care curriculum with a discussion of all things arthrocentesis, and we closed with a great combined PEM/EM simulation session and oral boards practice.

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Grand Rounds Recap 11.9.16

Grand Rounds Recap 11.9.16

This week we got put in the hot seat with oral boards on AAA rupture, SVT and eclampsia, a simulation with end-of-life discussions, a critical beta blocker overdose from Dr. Lagasse and some Peds EM tips on conscious sedation from Cincinnati Children's PEM Fellow Dr. Lee. Click to check out more highlights from this week's Grand Rounds!

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Vascular Ultrasound - Aorta & Lower Extremity Veins

Vascular Ultrasound - Aorta & Lower Extremity Veins

It's a frosty Easter morning and the ED is "q!&%t," all except for the 2 patient's turned over to you by the night ranger.  You greet the first patient, a 75 yo M complaining of flank pain - probably a kidney stone you think to yourself as you walk in to the room.  Walking into the room, you see the patient rolling around on the stretcher (as one would expect from those with a stone jammed in the UVJ), but something about his presentation strikes you as odd - a bit of diaphoresis, clammy pale skin.  It could just be pain, but the specter of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm still looms large in your differential diagnosis.  You quickly exit the room, grab the ultrasound machine and head back in to take a look at his aorta...

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