CRACKCast E119 – Allergy, Hypersensitivity, Angioedema, and Anaphylaxis

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 119 (109 in 9th), Allergy, Hypersensitivity, Angioedema, and Anaphylaxis. Patients suffering from acute allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, and angioedema are amongst the most unstable patients presenting to the ED. With proper management, however, these patients can be efficiently managed and discharged with relative ease. Shownotes – PDF Here Rosen’s in Perspective This chapter covers disease states in which the immune system overreacts against typically harmless agents. These ...

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One Emergency Medicine Resident. One Month of Palliative Care. Ten lessons.

As emergency medicine residents, we work side-by-side with a wealth of specialities to gain clinical and diagnostic skills and to learn what happens to our patients when they leave the ED. We strive to distill the information we need to make ourselves better clinicians and improve the transition of patients from the ED to inpatient teams. However, only rarely do we get to see where our patients came from, what happened prior to ...

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CRACKCast E118 – SLE and Vasculitides

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 118 (108 in 9th), SLE and Vasculitides. These are complex patients with a constellation of seemingly unrelated symptoms that can be difficult to tie together. However, their presentation to the ED is often a more serious complication of their disease process and represents an opportunity to intervene and help make the diagnosis. Shownotes – PDF Here Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) SLE may affect any organ system. ...

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