A review of commonly missed findings on CT abdomen/pelvis - bowel Rupture, bladder trauma, diaphragmatic injury, mesenteric Ischemia, torsion, cholelithiasis.
This article discusses diagnostic modalities for diagnosing appendicitis in cases when the ultrasound finding is inconclusive.
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Basics of Diverticulitis

Colitis http://foamcast.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 20mins
A review of the basics of diverticulitis with some c. diff pearls thrown in.
An overview of the non-operative side of the management of small bowel obstruction, with an suggested approach using the 'Zielinski signs', by David S. Morris, M.D.
Diagnose SBO faster, without radiation, start management earlier,a nd get them to the Surg floor sooner
An intro to the unstable patient with a gastrointestinal bleed, by Amar Patel MD
Revisiting the culture of NPO in medicine, are we harming patients? Does it make difference in ED procedural sedation?
A case based review of the basics of Mesenteric Ischemia.
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Review of the blakemore tube for severe refractory variceal bleeding
Short video on reading abdominal CT scan in cases of suspected appendicitis. Goes over both making the diagnosis and appendicitis mimicks.
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