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Journal Review

The YEARS Study – Simplified Diagnostic Management of PE

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Background

The clinical diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) can be challenging given its variable presentation, requiring dependence on objective testing. Decision instruments such as PERC and the Wells’ score help stratify patients to low or high probability,
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Parenteral Benzodiazepines

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This post reviews the pharmacokinetics and uses of commonly used parenteral benzodiazepines.
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Tibial Plateau Fractures

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In this post we review the presentation, diagnosis and management of tibial plateau fractures.
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Adrenal Crisis

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Adrenal crisis is a life-threatening emergency due to adrenocortical hormone deficiency. Rapid recognition is the key to management.
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Trudi Cloyd, MD