Bites

Bedbug bites Pruritic, urticarial papules most frequently on exposed areas Often linear configuration of 3-4 lesions (“breakfast, lunch, and dinner”. Ew.) Tx: corticosteroids + antihistamines

Vbg Vs. Abg

You obtain a venous blood gas (VBG) on a patient with a COPD exacerbation because you are concerned about hypercarbia. You get a value of 55 mmHg. How correlative is that compared to an arterial blood gas (ABG)? A small study (n=89) publish…

A psych patient with abdominal tenderness and distention has the following abdominal film. Which drugs are radiopaque on xray?   

An upset mother arrives in the Peds ED saying that her 2 yo son swallowed one of her “pressure pills.” Which antihypertensives can be single dose killers for a young child?

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A construction worker presents after spilling industrial cleaner on his hand while cleaning a brick building:   What possible chemical exposure should you be concerned about? What is the treatment?

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