Thyroid studies, often lying in the depths of any medical student differential, are an important tool in the Emergency Physician's toolkit, and knowing what to order when is a key part of using them wisely. This week, Dr. Makinen gives us a breakdown of thyroid pathology and testing.Read More
This week in Grand Rounds: A case of Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis, Cardiac Biomarkers, Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in a head bleed, and pearls of airway management during Air Care Grand Rounds including needle cricothyroidotomy.Read More
This week we had a Grand Rounds jam packed with clinical knowledge. When was the last time you considered the differential diagnosis of an elevated troponin? It's not just ACS! Read on to learn more about thyroid storm, refractory Vfib and Vtach, lithium toxicity, inflammatory markers, and more. As well as a special clinical soapbox about how Ohio became the epicenter of the nation's heroin epidemic.Read More
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.Read More
Ocular Emergencies with Dr. Titone
Blood supply to the eye is from the Internal Carotid and drainage is through cavernous sinus. Bony eye septum is an improtant structure that separates the superficial structures from the deeper structures that have direct communications with the brain.
Key historical factors: recent eye procedures, eye drop use, contact lens use, occupational history, UV ligh exposureRead More