UAMS EM resident Spencer Wright and Chair Tony Seupaul discuss the effectiveness of Ultrasound vs. CT as a diagnostic tool for the evaluation of patients with suspected Renal Colic.
Bell’s Palsy Treatment. Steroids, steroids, steroids…but what about acyclovir? No. Steroids, steroids… Alpha blockers and Renal Colic. NIV for pulmonary edema. Uncomfortable? Check. Life-saving? Check Decreases the need to intubate the tachypneic, flushed, diaphoretic, hypoxic, morbidly obese patient? Check.
Drs. Tony Seupaul and Josh Hughes (looking non-colicky to the left) recorded a podcast for the Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine reviewing a recent meta-analysis concerning the utility of tamsulosin for expulsion of kidney stones. Short Story: Good for stones >4mm that you are sending home. Click the link to listen to the podcast for […]