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Syncope, Questions

1. In which patients presenting with syncope do you get a Non-Contrast Head CT (NCHCT)? 2. In which patients presenting with syncope do you get a troponin? 3. Do you get orthostatic vital sign measurements in patients presenting with syncope? How do you … Continue reading

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Imaging in Blunt Trauma, “Answers”

1.     How do you decide which patients with abdominal trauma need a CT? Setting aside those patients with obvious abdominal injuries, for whom most every Emergency Physician would order an abdominal CT (or send directly to the OR with trauma … Continue reading

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Imaging in Blunt Trauma, Questions

1. How do you decide which patients with abdominal trauma need a CT? 2. Do you order chest CTs on stable patients with focal chest wall tenderness and a normal AP chest X-ray? 3. Do you pan scan in stable … Continue reading

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