CRITICAL CARE

Delirium

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Delirium Erin Wu, MD Maya Narayanan, MD, MPH You admit an ill-appearing 80-year-old man directly from clinic for community-acquired pneumonia. His breathing improves with 3 liters of supplemental oxygen, and…

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Infective Endocarditis

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Infective Endocarditis Mara Bann, MD You are called by the ED to evaluate a patient presenting with fever, tachycardia, and leukocytosis. The physician there has obtained a urinalysis and chest…

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Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial Fibrillation Michael Charles C. Tan, MD Kristen M. Rogers, MD, MPH You admit a 67-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and diabetes from the ED with several days…

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Heart Failure Exacerbation

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Heart Failure Exacerbation Megan U. Roosen-Runge, MD, MPH Shobha W. Stack, MD, PhD You admit a 62-year-old woman presenting with dyspnea, whose examination is notable for oxygen saturation of 88%…

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Pneumonia

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Pneumonia Lauren Noll, MD Neha Deshpande, MD The ED calls you regarding a 65-year-old man with a history of hypertension presenting with fever and cough. He is tachycardic to 125/min,…

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Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Acute Coronary Syndrome Zahir Kanjee, MD, MPH Joshua M. Liao, MD, MSc The ED pages you regarding two chest pain admissions for possible acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The ED physician…

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Acute Liver Injury and Failure

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Acute Liver Injury and Failure Andrew Junkin, MD Joy J. Liu, MD A 47-year-old woman with hypertension presents to the ED with 1 day of nausea, vomiting, anorexia, and right…

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Upper Gastroin-Testinal Bleed

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Upper Gastroin-Testinal Bleed Kirsten Courtade, MD Jonathan Bortinger, MD The ED calls you for an admission. The patient is a 51-year-old woman who began vomiting 2 days ago after several…

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Diabetes and Hyperglycemia

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Diabetes and Hyperglycemia Anita Vanka, MD, FHM Celeste Pizza, MD A 52-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) on metformin and glipizide is admitted to your service for right…

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