Grand Rounds Summary 10.18.17

Grand Rounds Summary 10.18.17

This week Dr. Gottula gave us a great in-depth explanation into alloimmunization and the use of RhoGAM in the ED. Dr. Owens and Faryar participated in a CPC centered around a sickle cell patient with knee pain. Dr. Asghar from orthopedics discussed the management of spine fractures in the ED. Our visiting professor Dr. Gail D'Onofrio discussed the ongoing opioid abuse issues facing the country. Dr. Hall discussed industrial injuries while Dr. Polsinelli wrapped things up with a discussion about how to use EMR to report core measures. 

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Rh-D Alloimmunization Prevention in the Emergency Department

Rh-D Alloimmunization Prevention in the Emergency Department

The risk of alloimmunization in pregnancy is one the EP faces every day, but what are we preventing? when do we need to consider increasing our RhoGAM dosing? and do you really need a type and screen for the same patient in the same pregnancy? Dr. Gottula gets to the bottom of the type and screen and presents a rational algorithm for working up the Rh status of the pregnant patient in the ED.

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Grand Rounds Summary 9.6.17

Grand Rounds Summary 9.6.17

Dr. McKinney from our MFM service started us off with some pearls of 2nd and 3rd trimester complications and management. Drs Murphy, Liebman, McKee and Whitford taught small groups about tips and tricks of extensor tendon repair, hip ultrasound and compartment pressures. Dr. Hughes gave us a talk on plain film utility in the ED and finally Drs. Scanlon and Doerning faced off in a CPC of a case of HELLP syndrome.

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Grand Rounds Recap 7.26.17

Grand Rounds Recap 7.26.17

In this week's Grand Rounds, we led with our first Morbidity and Mortality conference of the year. Dr. Lagasse walked us through cognitive biases, the management of early obstetric emergencies, and the management of skin and soft tissue infections in the diabetic foot. In our leadership curriculum, Drs Hill and Stettler discussed the fundamentals of being a leader, and we got to hear from a panel of accomplished physicians within our department about their own leadership journey. Finally, in our Consultant of the Month series, Dr. Martha Ferguson discussed the management of ano-rectal conditions in the Emergency Department.

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Grand Rounds Recap 5.24.2017

Grand Rounds Recap 5.24.2017

Grand Rounds kicked off this week with Dr. Axelson's final M&M of the year where we learned about hypertensive emergencies, 2nd & 3rd trimester vaginal bleeding, the care of the sick asthmatic, which bronchiolitics can go home and how exactly to treat the many forms of UTIs. Drs. Kircher and Murphy-Crews continued the learning with a case follow-up about intubating patients with airway stents and pediatric head injury, respectively. Our joint EM-Peds lecture rounded out the day with visual diagnoses in peds. 

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Grand Rounds Recap 3.1.17

Grand Rounds Recap 3.1.17

This week Dr. Axelson took us through great DKA in pregnancy, hyponatremia tips, and prioritization in UGIB in this month's M&M. Critical Care bound Dr. Renne laid out some intra-arrest tips and Dr. Brown from Cincinnati Children's talked about Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Small groups covered everything from ACLS logistics to shoulder US to Minnesota tube insertion. 

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Grand Rounds Recap 8.17.2016

Grand Rounds Recap 8.17.2016

This week included our first every chalk-talk about antibiotics focusing on beta-lactams. We had our quarterly AirCare grand rounds where we learned about some special tools we carry on the aircraft including point of care lab testing and specialized suction devices. We also did a high fidelity hemorrhagic shock simulation. In two case follow-ups we learned about some special considerations in ACS and for pregnant patients in trauma. Read on!

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