Sirens to Scrubs: Minor Head Injury

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Paramedics are called to a skating rink, where a 45y/o female patient, Judy, has slipped on ice and struck her head. When they arrive, they find her sitting on a bench, alert and oriented with a GCS of 15. She is able to recall the events immediately leading up to the incident, and witnesses report a 30s loss of consciousness with no seizure activity. She has vomited once and continues to feel nauseated. …

Introducing ‘Sirens to Scrubs’

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Links to Sirens to Scrubs Posts Minor head injury (July 17, 2018) Esophageal foreign body obstructions (August 14, 2018) Acute coronary syndromes, Part one – Beyond Door-to-Balloon (September 27, 2018) Acute coronary syndromes, Part two – To the Lab! (October 25, 2018) Acute coronary syndromes, Part three – Diagnosis and ED Management (November 27, 2018) Acute coronary syndromes, Part four – Spot the Lesion! (January 8, 2019) Subarachnoid hemorrhage (March 12, 2019) Are you …