Week 29: Endocrine – Acid/Base & Fluids/Electrolytes

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You have 10 minutes to answer 10 questions

This week the experts Dr. Lauren Kava and Dr. David Burkholder will take us through Acid/Base and Fluids/electrolytes (#notmyforte). Followed by EKG rounds with Dr. Bill Berk and Follow Up Rounds with Dr. Julia Vaizer.

Don’t forget this week is G-dog’s Surprise Party!

Online Core Content

Crack Cast: Chpt 124 Acid Base
Crack Cast: Chpt 125 Electrolytes

EMCrit goes over the Stewart method approach to acid base, which focuses on strong ion difference. You probably haven’t seen much of this before, so please take some extra time to review all of this prior to conference.

EMCrit: Acid Base in the Critically Ill Part 1
EMCrit: Acid Base in the Critically Ill Part 2
EMCrit: Acid Base in the Critically Ill Part 3
EMCrit: Acid Base in the Critically Ill Part 4
Life in the Fast Lane: Electrolyte Abnormalities


Rosen’s Chapters: 124, 125, 127
Harwood and Nuss Chapters: 203, 210-213

Advanced Content

EB Medicine: Pediatric Metabolic Disorders
Crack Cast: Chpt 127 Rhabdomyolysis

Week 28: Tox Quarterly Round 3

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Review the quiz here:

Tox is back for more fun. They’ve got talks that are covering, geriatric toxicology, anticoagulants, radiation exposure, neuroleptics, benzodiazepines, QT prolongation, and a few others. Yes, that much. We’ll focus on only a few of those. Quiz will be covered in two weeks.

Online Core Content

Anticoagulation including antiplatelets and novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) from FOAMCast. Podcast link is included in the post.
Anticoagulation reversal handout from ERCast.
Reminder chart of what causes prolonged QT from LITFL. A terrifying case of prolonged QT with EKGs and management from Dr. Smith’s EKG blog.
Radiation exposure from WikeEM (a good summary)

Text Core Content

Rosen’s Chapter 146 Radiation Injuries
Rosen’s Chapter 161 Antipsychotics
Rosen’s Chapter 182 The Geriatric Patient
Rosen’s doesn’t have a chapter dedicated to anti-coagulation, unfortunately.