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READ THAT EKG!

In Uncategorized on December 2, 2011 at 11:48 pm

 

EKG 1 belongs to a 41yo M no PMhx presenting with CP since last Nite. Worse with laying down. Improved with sitting up. Currently having 8/10  CP.

 

EKG 2 belongs to a 50 yr old man presenting with CP x1hour. Onset while doing heavy lifting at home. Actively having CP.

 

Read the EKG and make a decision – to cath or not to cath?! If cath, name the potential culprit lesion.

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what am i?!

In Uncategorized on November 9, 2011 at 11:40 pm

What is the diagnosis?!

What is the treatment?!

What is the feared complication?!
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answer>>>>>>>>>

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus!

Most feared complication – blindness in the affected eye.

Management – PO/IV antivirals (acyclovir), CLOSE OPHTHALMOLOGY FU!

The stroke of insight.

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2011 at 2:09 am

A fascinating TED talk from a neuroanatomist who studied her own stroke as it happened!