A Rare Cause Of Splenic Rupture

Hx: A male in his 30s presents with abdominal pain and vomiting. He relates that he was…

COVID Update (01/2022)

It is January 2022 and many areas across the world are steeped in COVID cases caused…

PECARN Head CT Rule

The PECARN head injury rule was derived in a population of patients younger than 18 years…

Alcohol Withdrawal & CIWA-AR

Treatment Mild (CIWA-Ar <8) Discharge with outpatient follow up. Provide tapering dose of long acting benzodiazepine…

Flank Pain. CT with or without contrast?

Hx: A middle aged man presents with flank pain. He has no past medical history and…

Covid-19 Omicron

There are over 20 known variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Many of these…

Dermatome Map

In the October, 2021 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice titled “Emergency Department Management of Cervical Spine…

IV Contrast and Kidney Injury

The American College of Radiology updated its Manual On Contrast Media in 2021. A few key…

Rib Fractures

A 65 yo patient with COPD falls and break two ribs. The patient appears well and…