NIH Stroke Scale

General Principles: Administer stroke scale items in the order listed. Record performance in each category after…

Test Your Knowledge of Possible Rabies Exposure (Postscript 4 of 4)

A 47-year-old man is brought to urgent care by his wife after he was bitten on…

Concussion Q&A

Questions: Is it necessary to image everyone with a head injury and symptoms? What symptoms constitute…

Canadian Head CT Rule

The Canadian Head CT Rule was originally published in 20011 and validated in 20052. There have been…

Glascow Coma Scale (GCS)

For children < 2 years old, see the pediatric GCS. Eyes 4pt – Open spontaneously 3pt…

Glascow Coma Scale – Pediatric (pGCS)

For use in children age <2. If Child over 2 years old, standard GCS has been shown to…

Test Your Knowledge of Possible Rabies Exposure (Postscript 3 of 4)

A 38-year-old man presents to urgent care after sustaining a bite from a squirrel he trapped…

Test Your Knowledge of Possible Rabies Exposure (Postscript 2 of 4)

Your urgent care clinic occasionally evaluates patients for travel advice, vaccinations, and malaria prophylaxis when indicated.…

Test Your Knowledge of Possible Rabies Exposure (Postscript 1 of 4)

A bite from which of the following wild mammals poses essentially zero risk of rabies transmission, obviating…