Month: January 2018

Cellulitis

Recorded at Essentials of Emergency Medicine 2017, Greg Moran, MD reviews current thinking on cellulitis diagnosis and management.¬†Greg is a professor of emergency medicine at Olive View-UCLA medical center who, in addition to emergency medicine, is fellowship trained in infectious disease and has over 100 publications in journals including: New England Journal of Medicine, British …

Should I give bicarbonate in DKA?

Should I give bicarbonate to DKA patients with severe acidemia? I’ve certainly been admonished for NOT doing it. The reason for withholding bicarb has been that I’ve heard that it doesn’t help and may actually be a bad idea. I can’t say the action (or inaction) was based on a deep understanding.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Bicarb_DKA_ERCast.mp3 Direct …