This lecture is a part of "Weekly Conference" - Dec 18, 2019

A GrInchy Christmas
Shock trauma Auditorium
• Remember that not all abdominal pain is pain originating from an abdominal organ. Epigastric abdominal pain can be referred cardiac chest pain, especially in the elderly female patient. Have a low threshold to obtain an EKG as patients with ACS presenting with abdominal pain are often missed. • Rectus hematoma often occur in patients on anticoagulation +/- minor trauma. Definitive treatment is IR consultation for coiling. • Increased incidence of pancreatitis during the holiday season. To assess severity of pancreatitis in the ED and predict the severe pancreatitis with persistent organ failure > 48 hours, consider using BISAP score (BUN, Impaired mental status, SIRS, Age > 60, Pleural effusion). 3-5 points portends higher mortality. • Hepatic adenomas: woman commonly have them. Men should have them resected because they have a high rate of malignant transformation. in the emergency room, remember that
Dec 18, 2019 - 7:30 am
1 hour
1 hour
Lecture Schedule
Lecture Schedule for Weekly Conference - Dec 18, 2019 - 7:30 am
A GrInchy Christmas 7:30 am - 8:30 am (1 hour)
Skiing Injuries 8:45 am - 9:30 am (45 minutes)
Infectious Disease - What’s In and What’s Out? The Latest on Assessment and Treatment Guidelines for Pneumonia 9:45 am - 10:30 am (45 minutes)
Don’t forget the fingerstick! 10:45 am - 11:30 am (45 minutes)
Systemic Infect/Immune Sys & Non-traumatic Musculoskeletal 11:45 am - 12:30 pm (45 minutes)
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