CRITICAL CARE

End-of-Life Care

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End-of-Life Care Zahir Kanjee, MD, MPH Cindy Lien, MD You admit an 88-year-old man with advanced dementia after his fourth bout of aspiration pneumonia this year. He is stabilized and…

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Frailty in Hospitalized Patients

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Frailty in Hospitalized Patients Leah Marcotte, MD Joshua M. Liao, MD, MSc You are consulted by vascular surgery on the care of an 88-year-old woman admitted to their service for…

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Hip Fracture

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Hip Fracture Neal Biddick, MD Staci Saunders, MD Zahir Kanjee, MD, MPH A 79-year-old woman with hypertension, diabetes, and chronic heart failure presents after a mechanical fall. She is admitted…

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Opiates and Opiate Use Disorder

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Opiates and Opiate Use Disorder Rachel Hensel, MD Zahir Kanjee, MD, MPH You are admitting a 57-year-old opiate-naive woman with a history of obesity and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) for…

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Acute Kidney Injury

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Acute Kidney Injury Patrick Marcus, MD Eric M. LaMotte, MD You are called by the ED to admit a 63-year-old man with a history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes…

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Perioperative Medicine

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Perioperative Medicine Divya Gollapudi, MD A 70 year-old man with history of coronary artery disease with prior stent placement, atrial fibrillation, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes mellitus is admitted with…

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Ventricular Tachycardia

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Ventricular Tachycardia Christopher P. Kovach, MD, MSc Mala M. Sanchez, MD You admit a 68-year-old woman with atrial fibrillation, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia who presented with 15- to 30-second episodes of…

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Clostridioides Difficile Infection

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Clostridioides Difficile Infection Courtney Tuegel, MD Christopher Kim, MD, MBA You admit a 50-year-old man with no prior medical history, previously diagnosed left lower extremity cellulitis that has progressed despite…

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End-Stage Liver Disease

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End-Stage Liver Disease Elijah J. Mun, MD Tyler J. Albert, MD You are called by the ED to admit a 55-year-old man with history of cirrhosis secondary to chronic alcoholism…

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