Month: February 2013

MMWR in latest Grand round section discussed the options for gonorrhea treatment and their recommendation in case of  cephalosporin allergy,

Infectious Disease PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

and the question is:

Does limiting oral contrast decrease emergency department length of stay? we know the answer is YES, but this is something that we can share with our surgical consultants and as well Radiology colleagues

PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4 Radiology

There is a new clinical Policy that Published in Feb, Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients in the Emergency Department With Asymptomatic Elevated Blood Pressure. There was always a big ? regarding triage and disposition of these patients. There is no great data even on this clinical policy but at least we have some references for that. They answered to following questions:

Cardiology

There are different approaches to Migraine HA, Narcotics, Triptans, NSAIDS, Steroids, … but my approach is combination of Metoclopramide and Diphenhydramine.

Headache The Journal of Head and Face Pain” Published a Systematic Review regarding Toradol and Migraine headache in Jan, and the conclusion is:

Neurology PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4