Grand Rounds Recap 8.30.2017

Grand Rounds Recap 8.30.2017

This week Dr. Gorder led us off with August's M&M cases, followed by Dr. Betz giving us great in-depth example of a proper joint exam from the perspective of sports medicine. Dr. Makinen gave us a talk of accidental hypothermia, Dr. Ludmer examined the link between chronic pain and depression and how concurrent treatment can help our patients quality of life. Dr. Wright gave us an update on UCEM Global Health and Dr. Colmer gave us a look into the critical care management of a DKA case.

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EM Diagnostics: Pleural Fluid and Ascitic Fluid Analysis

EM Diagnostics: Pleural Fluid and Ascitic Fluid Analysis

Paracentesis and thoracentesis are relatively common procedures in the Emergency Department but the analysis of the fluid can always but a touch confusing.  In this post, PGY-1 Dr. Michael Klaszky walks us through the analysis of pleural fluid and ascitic fluid.

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