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August 29, 2021 · Leave a Comment

June Journal Club

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Dr. Allison Rixey is a chief radiology resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Sasha Selby is an emergency medicine resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Sara Hevesi is an emergency medicine consultant physician in Rochester, MN. The final Mayo EM residency journal club of the 2020-2021 academic year was held on June 29th. This journal […]

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May 19, 2021 · Leave a Comment

The Emergency Critical Care Series: SCOV2

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Dr. Samuel Garcia and Dr. Bergthor and Jonsson Dr. Garcia is a PGY-2 in Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Jonsson is a PGY-2 in Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic. In the ED we resuscitate critically ill patients every day and initiate high quality critical care that is then continued in the ICU. The Emergency […]

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April 7, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Hypothermia

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Dr. Friederike (Fredi) Froke, D.O. is a PGY-1 in Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic EM residency program. Diagnosis and management of hypothermia remains a priority concern by emergency medicine providers when caring for patients with cold exposure. Hypothermia is defined as a core body temperature found to be below 35 degrees Celsius (C). [1] Patients […]

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April 7, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Optimization of Emergency Department Antimicrobials for Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infection (SSTI)

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Courtney Matthews, PharmD Kellyn Engstrom, PharmD, MPH SSTIs are commonly encountered in the Emergency Department and broad coverage is often started even in cases of uncomplicated disease. A recent study completed by the Veterans Affairs in 2020 with 1828 immunocompetent hospitalized patients analyzed the prescribing practices for uncomplicated SSTIs. Only 14% of these patients received […]

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February 27, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Troubleshooting Tracheostomies

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Dr. Haefke is a PGY 2 in Emergency Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. Intro Case: It is 3:00 AM. You are working in a community hospital with no surgical backup. A patient presents with a chief complaint of “Tracheostomy Problem”. You enter the room and see an older gentleman with a tracheostomy in obvious respiratory […]

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January 21, 2021 · Leave a Comment

January Journal Club

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Dr. Voigt is a PGY-2 in Emergency Medicine Dr. Froke is a PGY-1 in Emergency Medicine Chest pain in the ED is all too often a chief complaint that carries vague associated symptoms and inconclusive workups. Despite EM providers’ best efforts to determine a cause, chest pain is often left without a definitive diagnosis and […]

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January 19, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Dr. Jones on the COVID Vaccine

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Dr. Derick Jones is an emergency medicine consultant in MCHS Southeast MN and Rochester MN. Dr. Jones is bilingual and shares his reasoning for deciding to get the COVID vaccine for our Spanish speaking patients. See the video at the link below.

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December 31, 2020 · Leave a Comment

November Journal Club

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Dr. Alex Ginsburg is an emergency medicine resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Sasha Selby is an emergency medicine resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Jim Homme is an emergency medicine consultant physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Sara Hevesi is an emergency medicine consultant physician in Rochester, MN. The fifth Mayo EM residency journal club […]

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November 6, 2020 · Leave a Comment

October Journal Club

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Dr. Ashley Jacobson is an emergency medicine resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Alexis Del Vecchio is an emergency medicine resident physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Sara Hevesi is an emergency medicine consultant physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Neha Raukar is an emergency medicine consultant physician in Rochester, MN. Dr. Tobi Kummer is an emergency […]

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November 2, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Spinal or Spiral? Diagnostic Dilemmas in the Diagnosis of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

By ejschwartz ejschwartz (@ejschwartz)

Brandon Haefke, MD Dr. Haefke is a PGY-2 Emergency Medicine resident in Rochester, MN at the Mayo Clinic. Intro Case: A 36-year-old male with no significant previous medical history presents to the ED with a headache. He describes a convincing thunderclap onset. You obtain a head CT without contrast that is normal. However, his headache […]

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