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Journal Review

SALT-ED: Balanced Solutions vs 0.9% Saline in the ED

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Intravenous fluid administration is a staple of modern medical care. The advantage of crystalloid over colloid solutions is well established in the literature. However, few studies have examined differences in outcomes between “normal” saline solution (0.9% NaCl) and more “balanced” solutions such a Ringer’s Lactate or Plasma-Lyte A,
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Metacarpal Fractures

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This post explores metacarpal fractures with a focus on presentation and management.
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August 2017

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Abdominal pain
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Philip DiSalvo, MD