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Test Your Knowledge – August 2022

Test Your Knowledge – August 2022

78-year-old female with a past medical history significant for chronic kidney disease, hypertension and diabetes returned to the ED with rectal bleeding that had worsened since her visit the day prior. Initial Hgb 10.9   Day of presentation: 0845: Observation...

Test Your Knowledge – July 2022

Test Your Knowledge – July 2022

74-year-old Medicare Beneficiary presented with altered mental status.  Past Medical History is significant for CHF, s/p CABG and pacemaker and renal insufficiency.   Day 0 2138: Pt presented to the ED: HR 143 and pedal edema on exam 2242: EKG with A. Fib RVR 131...

Test Your Knowledge – June 2022

Test Your Knowledge – June 2022

A 70-year-old Medicare beneficiary presented via EMS with depressed mental status, hypoxia and ST segment elevations on EKG.  1228: Vital signs upon arrival Temp 97, HR 120, RR 13, BP 86/67, oxygen saturation 93% on 4L/min  1240: Initial labs demonstrated troponin...