Willem Jooste

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University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

When patients with severe allergies to penicillin (urticarial, bronchospasm, anaphylaxis, angioedema) are excluded, the cross reactivity to …

Imaging Case of the Week 74

These shoulder x-rays are from a 45 year old man presenting with left shoulder pain who has just recovered from a generalised tonic clonic seizure. …

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ECG – A Pictorial Primer

5 Tips in Managing Acute Salicylate Poisoning

Salicylate is among the top 25 substances that cause the greatest number of overdose fatalities in the United States. 1 Patients can present with a …

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Imaging Case of the Week 21

It is 1am and you are seeing a 12 year old boy who has presented with a painful foot on the lateral aspect due to an inversion injury which was …

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

<b>Background</b><p>Acute lung injury that develops within 6 hours after transfusion of 1 or more units of blood or blood components.<br>• Increased risk with …

The Trauma Professional's Blog

We’ve been pondering this question for nearly 30 years. In 1983, trauma surgeons at UCLA looked at a number of devices available at that time and …

P-Video: Rule of 15 in anion gap metabolic acidosis

ALiEM Editor-in-Chief<br>Academy Endowed Chair of EM Education<br>Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine<br>University of California, San Francisco

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

• A = Anteroseptal wall<br>• B = Anterior wall<br>• C = Anterolateral wall<br>• D = Inferolateral wall<br>• E = Inferior wall<br>• F = Inferoseptal wall

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

With several new diabetes medications available, it is important to know which ones are likely to cause hypoglycemia after overdose. Based on …

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Quick case #3: Icky Thump

from drpaulose.com<p>What is it?<p>This is a septal hematoma – a collection of blood along the nasal septum that accumulates under the perichondrium. As …