Curbside Consult

Hyperglycemia

Should we treat asymptomatic hyperglycemia in the emergency department?  Endocrinologist Dr. Liz Stephens sets the record straight when it comes to about asymptomatic hyperglycemia. How many times have you been in this situation… you’re caring for a diabetic patient with abdominal pain and their blood sugar comes back at 350 mg/dL or maybe they were asymptomatic …

Priapism and Hematuria

ERCAST 004 http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/episode_4.mp3 Direct Download Is a 12 hour erection really such a bad thing? This upstanding episode includes: How to manage the patient with bloody urine? A curbside consult with urologist Brian Shaffer, MD. Your emails An unusual southern accent and as usual…SO much more… References: ERCAST 004: Hematuria and priapism [Audio mp3 link] …