Oct 30, 2019
Your next patient is an 8yo girl; her mother brought her to your office because she has a red painful left eye. Her mother believes this is “Pink Eye”. There has been no drainage or any known exposure.
On exam, you see a significant amount of edema and erythema of the upper and lower eyelids and the surrounding...
Oct 21, 2019
A 43 year old male with a past medical history of hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia presents to the emergency department with dizziness that started 14 hours ago.
He complains of nausea and vomiting.
He denies recent trauma, fever, headache, visual disturbance, or weakness. He says he requires the assistance of...
Oct 16, 2019
I see it almost every shift in the ED. Most of the time it is pretty routine stuff, otitis media, swimmer's ear, occasionally a foreign body in the case of some adventurous toddlers.
Bottom line, not really emergencies, MOST OF THE TIME!
But what happens when ear pain presents in a really sick patient, who's...
Oct 7, 2019
Your patient is furious!
He showed up to your office this morning demanding to speak with you regarding his most recent lab results.
You had seen him for a routine visit two days ago, and you haven't had a chance to review the results, that came in late last evening...
...but the patient had.
While reviewing the labs...