• Case report of asystole after intralipid treatment

Case report of asystole after intralipid treatment

  • February 13th, 2014

A Brave Account.

Cole et al from the Hennepin Regional Poison Center have published a 2-person case series on asystolic cardiac arrest follow administration of intralipid (epub J Medical Toxicology […]

Physical Exam Clues in Toxicology – Part 2: Skin

  • December 18th, 2013

Diagnosis of the poisoned patient can often be accomplished before toxicologic laboratory tests by obtaining a detailed history and directed physical exam. In this second of three articles, we will examine the toxicology clues revealed by the skin.

  • Acute subclavian artery thrombosis causing ACS

Acute subclavian artery thrombosis causing ACS

  • December 7th, 2013

79-year-old women has severe aortic stenosis and 2-vessel coronary artery disease s/p coronary artery bypass graft who developed acute dyspnea. She was found to have chronic occlusion of her vein graft and acute thrombosis of her subclavian artery, causing diffuse cardiac ischemia and myonecrosis.

  • Difficult intubation caused by subglottic tracheal stenosis

Difficult intubation caused by subglottic tracheal stenosis

I feel the most frustrating difficult intubations are those when you have the trachea cannulated and are unable to pass the endotracheal tube. This case is presents a difficult intubation of a patient who had a previous tracheostomy which had been decannulated and developed tracheal stenosis.

  • Therapeutic Hypothermia: The History of General Refrigeration (Podcast 02)

Therapeutic Hypothermia: The History of General Refrigeration (Podcast 02)

The Targeted temperature management Trial compared outcomes for therapeutic hypothermia at 33°C versus 36°C for cardiac arrest patients with persistent coma. It may very well be practice changing. Or maybe not. Before we can figure out what “truth” this research study may have uncovered, we will look at the development of therapeutic hypothermia and what the literature has already told us.

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