Ocular ultrasound can be an invaluable tool in the patient presenting with acute vision loss. Dr. Koehler details the diagnostic utility of ocular sonography in this month’s case of unilateral atraumatic vision loss in the ED.Read More
Have fun reading this week’s Grand Rounds Recap! Dr. McDonough provided an insightful talk on Physician Depression and Wellness to start our morning. Following this, we had an excellent session on TEG’s multitude of uses in the ED. We had a variety of ophthalmology pearls shared by Drs. Owens, Scanlon, Ventura, and Harty. Then, Dr. Krack, one of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric EM fellows shared helpful hints in taking care of pediatric patients with Congenital Heart Disease. Next, Dr. Pulvino shared her clinical diagnostics lecture on Platelet Disorders. Dr. McKee finished our day with an exciting talk on medical ethics and how they apply to the Emergency Department. Enjoy!Read More
In this month’s Minor Care Series we discuss some common eyelid disorders. We will also review some tear duct anatomy and answer the time-old question “What’s the difference between a hordeolum and a chalazion?” Read on, future masters of the eyelid…Read More
This week Dr. Lagasse gave us a great M&M covering intra-ocular foreign bodies, empyema management in the ED and septic cardiomyopathy. Dr. Iparraguirre lead small groups in EKG case studies in heart blocks, followed by Drs Nagle and LaFollette squaring off in a CPC of an undifferentiated patient with aphasia. Drs Goel and McKee wrapped up this week with a clinical soapbox on patient turnover and a case follow up of lytics in massive PE.Read More
For many emergency physicians, ophthalmologic complaints are seemingly shrouded in mystery and pose a distinct diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. What the heck is gonioscopy? Which eye does OU refer to again? Does latanoprost really change the color of your iris? In this case, we join Dr. Murphy-Crews as he parses the enigma of acute closure glaucoma, its pathophysiology, and the appropriate management in the emergency department.Read More
In this fascinating case, Dr. Jarrell walks us through the initial presentation, evaluation, and management of a traumatic lens dislocation, right before your eyes. Read about this atypical but can't-miss pathology, culminating from a tale of alcohol use, head trauma, and ophthalmology.Read More
This week was filled with lots of high yield quick hit Grand Rounds sessions. Dr. Stolz kicked it off with her first official lecture as UC EM's Ultrasound Director with a talk on how to use ultrasound in resuscitation of the shock patient. Next Dr. Knight went over some procedural complications and then switched gears to pearls on how to give a stellar lecture. Dr. Lagasse walked us through a case of ascending cholangitis followed by Drs. Colmer, Soria and Continenza who led small groups focused on care of the geriatric patient. Dr. Toth followed with management of eye complaints in the community and Dr. Shaw wrapped things up with an update on the opioid epidemic in Ohio.Read More
This week we learned about aortic dissection, the acute management of heart failure, hypertension in the emergency department, ophthalmologic emergencies, non-accidental trauma, and analysis of pleural and peritoneal fluid.Read More
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Management of the Red Eye in a Community ED.
Case #1: 28 yo M who was poked in the eye while wrestling. Small periorbital ecchymosis, conjunctival erythema, reactive pupils, consensual photophobia, fluorescein negative. Normal IOP bilaterally.Read More