Grand Rounds Recap 10.02.19

Grand Rounds Recap 10.02.19

In this week’s Grand Rounds we discussed spinal fractures and imaging of knees and hips with our R1s, Drs. Kimmel and Gressick. Dr. Hassani from the R2 class took on Dr. LaFollette with a case of thyrotoxicosis presenting as a-fib with RVR in his CPC, and Dr. Koehler from the R3 Class taught us about heroin/naloxone-induced pulmonary edema. Dr. Golden from the R4 class discussed Fournier’s Gangrene complicated by sepsis-induced cardiomyopathy, and finally our trauma surgery colleague Dr. Pritts discussed some hot topics in trauma.

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Grand Rounds Recap 9.4.19

Grand Rounds Recap 9.4.19

This week in grand rounds we discussed all types of critically ill patients, first covering the spectrums of hypothermia and shock. We then had a fascinating case follow up on a patient who developed torsades des pointes, and learned how to perform the HINTS exam and incorporate it into our practice. We then discussed pediatric osteomyelitis and it’s subtle presentation, and finally covered musculoskeletal ultrasound of the shoulder, knee, and ankle.

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Grand Rounds Recap 5.23.18

Grand Rounds Recap 5.23.18

This week’s Grand Rounds opened with Dr. Koehler leading small group discussions on the applications and limitations of VBGs. Dr. Bonomo expertly identified the correct test of choice and diagnosis in Dr. Spigner’s CPC. Dr. Soria then gave an interesting talk on the history behind naloxone as well as common uses. Finally, the Air Care team led a great hands-on procedure workshop!

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Grand Rounds Recap 1.17.18

Grand Rounds Recap 1.17.18

This week's Grand Rounds started out with another installment of our leadership curriculum led by Dr. Stettler, where we discussed how to identify and manage finance in leadership.  This was then followed by Dr. Makinen's small group session on thyroid diagnostics in the ED.  Drs. Gauger and Loftus then went head-to-head on a case of syncope, found to have a massive PE.  Dr. Miller then gave a great summary of current thoughts and future approaches to sepsis, followed by Dr. Murphy discussing post-ENT procedure bleeds in the ED.  Dr. Curry then finished off the conference with his "Mastering Minor Care" segment on epistaxis.   

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Grand Rounds Summary 10.4.17

Grand Rounds Summary 10.4.17

This week Drs. Jarrell and Nagel kicked off Grand Rounds with their evidence based review of the hypertension management in the ED. Drs. Gorder, Lagasse, O'Brien, and Polsinelli discussed the difficult management of the patient in both cardiogenic and septic shock, reviewed heart murmurs, and endocarditis. Dr. Bryant made us squirm with her Global Health quick hit case review of parasitology, Dr. Lane led a great group discussion about the utility of procalcitonin in adults, and Drs. Habib and Roche ended Grand Rounds with a great CPC case!

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Grand Rounds Summary 9.20.17

Grand Rounds Summary 9.20.17

This week's grand rounds started off with our EMS team represented by Dr. McMullan updating us on new EMS stroke protocols, an upcoming trial for pre-hospital ketamine use, as well as a refresher on notification calls.  This was followed by Dr. Shaw, who made his grand rounds lecture debut discussing the diagnostic and clinical utility of lactate.  Drs. Harty and Toth then went mano-a-mano in another installment of the CPC lecture series, during which they discuss the presentation, workup and management of carotid cavernous fistula.  Dr. Gorder then presented her clinical soap box, using the example of NG tube placement for SBO as a platform for addressing the impact of dogma within medicine.  Our peds EM colleagues then steered the ship for the final 2 hours, discussing 2 oral boards cases (fussiness in a newborn and HSP) as well as putting on a pediatric trauma simulation.

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Grand Rounds Recap 4.12.2017

Grand Rounds Recap 4.12.2017

This week in Grand Rounds: lessons learned in mass casualty from our recent experience with a mass shooting, a case of abdominal pain in a patient with a TIPS, understanding the UA, the importance of diagnosing HIV in the emergency department, dental emergencies, point of care ultrasound in pediatrics, and a deep dive into the literature about management of low risk PE.

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Grand Rounds Recap 02.08.2017

Grand Rounds Recap 02.08.2017

This week we had the distinct privilege to learn about empathy from Dr. Ope Adeoye who explored what empathy looks like from the patient's perspective - and why it's difficult to be truly empathic as a young physician. We puzzled over a CPC case of severe chest pain in a young woman. Dr. Harty taught us about the not-so-elusive TACO and TRALI among other transfusion reactions. Finally, Dr. Wurster-Ovalle gave us some pointers on management of unvaccinated children with fever in the ED.

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Grand Rounds Summary 01.18.2017

Grand Rounds Summary 01.18.2017

This week's Grand Rounds started off with a stress-inducing sim written by the R4s that included a pregnant trauma patient with a positive FAST, an imminent delivery and neonatal resuscitation! Drs. Paulsen and Continenza faced off in a great CPC and Dr. DeVries walked us through the history of US use in ED patients. Dr. Golden rounded out our day with a lecture focused on foot and ankle injuries. 

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