Category: Clinical Questions

Clinical Correlations


Fast Facts-Critical Care

VA MICU Conference 11/22/06

56 y.o. male with PMH ETOH abuse and COPD presented with a LUL PNA and BCx positive for penicillin-resistant pneumococcus.

 

Early Goal-Directed Therapy in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

  • Early broad spectrum antibiotics.
  • Goal directed hemodynamic resuscitation with
    • IV fluids
    • pressors
    • PRBCs (for …

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Diagnostic Dilemma #1-Faculty Response

Clinical Questions GI 3 min read

Commentary By Michael Poles, M.D. Gastroenterologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mircrobiology and Pathology.

Welcome blog readers to this inauguration of the NYU medicine blog. If the future cases are as interesting as this one, I am sure we will be having a lot of fun, and …

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Diagnostic Dilemma #1

Clinical Questions GI 1 min read

The first in our series of clinical cases with difficult management questions…

Question: 59 y.o. male with pmh notable for hyperlipidemia. Pt had normal lft's, which increased mildly when he was put on a statin. His basic hepatitis screen including A, …

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