Grand Rounds Recap 8.15.18

Grand Rounds Recap 8.15.18

The week started off with a discussion on research and ways to get involved during residency. We then got a primer on early pregnancy ultrasound and ectopic pregnancy from Dr. Stolz. Our yearly directives series covered personal finance/loans as well as the job search and contract negotiation. Dr. Stettler then gave us some pearls on how to manage the agitated patient. This was followed by Dr. Plash who discussed the removal of GI foreign bodies. We then ended with a visiting lecturer, Michigan Program Director Dr. Laura Hopson, who covered bedside teaching tips and tricks.

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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 Recap 5/4

Grand Rounds Recap 5/4

Acetaminophen Toxicity Sim - Drs. LaFollette, Nelson and Toth

Take a read through our Cases If It Bleeds it Leads..., Seeing is Believing..., and Belly Pain Bonanza. Curated commentary to follow

Acetaminophen Toxicity

  • 60,000 poisonings / year
  • ~500 deaths per year, evenly split therapeutic / suicide
  • Mechanism - acetaminophen to NAPQI by P450, overwhelming gluthathione stores
  • Alcohol, phenytoin, isoniazid all induce P450 and may increase NAPQI production. Chronic alcohol use will worsen toxicity when acute ingestion will competitively inhibit and can be preventative at producing the toxic metabolite
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