There are lots of questions raised recently regarding activation of cath. lab in the setting of new LBBB or presumed new LBBB. It is really challenging when you have a patient with chest pain and there is no old EKG to compare findings of LBBB.
Month: November 2011
The anion gap is representative of positive versus negative charges. when we are calculating anion gap, we are calculating a balance between positive and negative charges. correcting
IDSA (Infectious Diseases Society of America) published a new guideline this year for treatment of soft tissue infections and MRSA.
Kocher Criteria is the best way to diagnose septic arthritis in children
Is a lumbar puncture necessary when evaluating febrile infants (30 to 90 days of age) with an abnormal urinalysis?
There is a new study in Peds Emergency care which it describes a retrospective study among infants 1 month to 3 months old
This is my case report with Keith Boniface on cardiac angio-sarcoma: Incidental Identification of Right Atrial Mass Using Bedside Ultrasound: Cardiac Angiosarcoma
I had a patient with Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Patient had mental status changes and was unresponsive.We transferred patient to a hyperbaric center and this is the review that I did with my resident and student for Carbon Monoxide poisoning, mainly from Tintinalli’s:
Identification of children at very low risk of clinically-important brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study. The goal of study was to identify children at very low risk of clinically-important traumatic brain injuries (ciTBI) for whom CT might be unnecessary.