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Traumatic Pain Management…

A 35-year-old female who was the restrained driver in a front-impact motor vehicle collision arrives. Her…

“Treating Stroke…” Case Conclusion

You recognized the severity of the patient’s acute ischemic stroke and responded quickly. With the knowledge…

Treating Stroke…

A 64-year-old male presents to the ED with the acute onset of profound right-sided motor weakness…

“Troubling headache….” Case Conclusion

Your second patient was more concerning. Although she had a known primary headache disorder, she described…

Troubling headache….

Your first patient of the day is a 46-year-old female with a history of migraine headaches…

“Afebrile patient with a swollen knee…” Case Conclusion

The Conclusion Is… You remembered from your evidence-based review of the literature that there is no…

Afebrile patient with a swollen knee…

A middle-aged man with diabetes and hypertension has been waiting patiently to be seen, with a…

“Something doesn’t add up…” Case Conclusion

The Conclusion Is… A subdural or epidural hematoma would have to be extensive to cause hemiparesis,…

Something doesn’t add up…

A 29-year-old woman is brought in by EMS after a motor vehicle accident in which she…