High Yield for the Field

High Yield for the Field-The Red Eye

High Yield for the Field (HYFTF) 3.24.17 The Red Eye Overview of common eye diagnoses seen in the ED Lecture presented at Lutheran General by Dr. Juliet Seery Presented by Dr. Janae Hohbein, Dr. John Purakal and Dr. Puja Gopal For a written summary created by Dr. Hohbein, click here: RED EYE 3.10.16

Knowledge BombSoundwave Sessions

Knowledge Bomb! Ultrasound to Confirm Central Venous Catheter Placement

Welcome back for round 5 of the Knowledge Bomb.  The purpose and motivation for this series is outlined in the first entry.  As a reminder, the blog entry is a summary of the conference presentation meant to serve as a reference for #FOAMED and allow for discussion. Thanks to Dr. Dan Eggemen for his work producing


Inconceivable: Diarrhea

Chapter 5 – “Diarrhea” Welcome to the fifth installment of “Inconceivable: medical terms that don’t mean what you think they mean.” Your patient has had 24 hours of vomiting and abdominal cramping. He tells you that he became concerned when in addition to the vomiting he began to have diarrhea, which he describes as a

EM/IM Sessions

Journal Club: Andexanet Alfa for Reversal of Factor Xa Inhibitor Activity

Siegal DM, Curnutte JT, Connolly SJ, et al. Andexanet Alfa for the Reversal of Factor Xa Inhibitor Activity. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 17; 373 (25): 2413-24. PMID:26559317 Background Direct factor Xa inhibitors (apixiban, rivaroxaban, edoxaban) are the novel agents being used in the prevention of stroke in patients with non-valvular afib, secondary prevention of

High Yield for the Field

High Yield for the Field Board Review Part 2 of 2

High Yield for the Field UIC Conference Review Inservice Board Review 2/2 Presented by John Purakal MD, PGY2 Prepared by Jane Hohbein, DO, PGY1   Topics include: GI, Pediatrics, Renal, Psychiatry, ID, Immunology,