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Medication Comparisons, “Answers”

  Check out our own Dr. Anand Swaminathan discussing this topic and more on ER Cast here! 1. Acetaminophen vs Ibuprofen. Which do you prefer for analgesia? For fever reduction? Pain and fever are among the most common chief complaints … Continue reading

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Medicaton Comparisons, Questions

1. Acetaminophen vs. ibuprofen: Which do you prefer for analgesia? For fever reduction? 2. PPIs vs. H2 Blockers: Which is your first choice for GERD/gastritis? 3. Meclizine vs. benzodiazepenes: Which do you prescribe for vertigo? 4. Calcium channel blockers vs. … Continue reading

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Vertigo, “Answers”

What elements of history do you find most reliable in differentiating central from peripheral vertigo? Dizziness is the cause of over 10 million ambulatory care visits per year, 25% of which are seen in emergency departments around the US (Newmann-Toker, … Continue reading

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Vertigo, Questions

1.     What elements of history do you find most reliable in differentiating central from peripheral vertigo?                               2.     What elements of physical exam do you find … Continue reading

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