Here’s some how to’s when it comes to burns. First off- do your ABCs. Get your history from the patient, from family, from EMS. You need to figure out the mechanism of this burn. Was this an explosion? You may need to worry about associated injuries. Was this inside? You may need to worry about toxic gases.
Here’s a summary of the more common forearm fractures and what to do about them.
Heres the no frills details behind ITP and TTP. Your board scores can thank me later.
Okay, so cancer is a broad, difficult topic that I will never be able to cover in one blog post. But we just had a very informative lecture by our very own, behind enemy lines, EM/IM master: the He-Gore. So I’ll touch on a few of the possible cancer related emergencies that he helpfully walked us through.
Big thanks to Dr Schiebler who came to conference to drop radiologic-knowledge bombs on us. This lecture was loaded with tons of information; here are some of the big take-aways!