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C3.1 R4(e): Perform & document a phenytoin pharmacokinetic interpretation

My patient was a 91 year old gentleman who was found down by his son, shaking on the ground, more pronounced on the right side. No prior seizure history, however had a history of ICH in the right anterior parietal lobe. 154 more words

Procedure Logs

Rwanda Day 2: Imbangukiragutabara

January 22, 2018

Traveler’s Rule: International travel will always be marked by adventures with foreign showers and toilets.  This morning has already held true.  Delighted to even have hot water, I prepped for my first shower.  1,322 more words

Emergency Medicine

Primary headaches: Tension-type, migraine and cluster headaches

The following illustration shows the 3 most important primary headaches. May not be lethal but boy they are uncomfortable. A primary headache attack will present in a patient as one more episode of his or her usual headaches, with normal vital signs and mostly a normal physical exam. 88 more words

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Coliseum ER Expansion Update: January 22, 2018

To Coliseum Staff:

Construction crews have 3200 work hours invested in the ER expansion project so far.

As construction continues inside of the emergency room, there will be continued noise. 202 more words

Coliseum Medical Centers

Rwanda Day 1: Getting there is half the fun!

Jan 20, 2018

Coordinating the safe and timely travel of 2 physicians, 2 paramedics/RNs and 1 Rotarian from 2 different states and 3 different cities is no small undertaking. 1,290 more words

Emergency Medicine

C3.2 R5: Reconcile a patient's medications on ADMISSION (#2)

I got to see a patient in Emerg who had a few medications where she was not taking them as they appeared on Pharmanet, and a couple of things where I had to discuss how to proceed with the attending from Family Practice, who was going to admit her. 337 more words

Procedure Logs

American Compact Disc

Colles and Smith fractures are both fractures of the distal radius.

Colles fracture

  • Dorsal angulation of the fractured fragment
  • Memory aid: CD

Smith fracture