Urine is boring so we are doing a follow up post to Brent’s first ever post on BoringEM “Urinalysis Voodoo”. Less voodoo, more evidence. The case: Jane, a 23-year-old, sexually active female presents to the emergency department with a two day history of dysuria and urinary frequency. She has not experienced vomiting, fevers or changes in vaginal discharge. Her abdominal review of systems is negative. Her LMP was one week ago and she …
The Case An otherwise healthy 30-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with a pruritic rash on her upper thigh that she has had for nine days. Thinking it was poison ivy, she had been using topical corticosteroids on the area. When the rash didn’t improve, she decided to seek care. She is otherwise well; she reports no fevers, joint pain, or tick exposure. On exam she has two lesions each about 2 …
This week we review an article comparing ondasetron, metoclopramide and placebo (normal saline).
Why this paper is important?
A very practical article with tips and tricks relevant to newcomers and well-seasoned FOAMites.
Dear Aspiring Medical Student,
As a fourth year medical student I want to offer my perspective and support.
You’ve clearly worked long and hard to get where you are.