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Twisted Ankle

A 32 yo M presents with ankle pain and swelling after forcefully externally rotating it while playing soccer. He is unable to ambulate.  Ankle x ray is shown below.

What other joint should you image?

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Pediatric Hypoglycemia

A 3 year old M presents to the ED with lethargy.  Fingerstick is 38.

How do you give this kid sugar??

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Wernicke’s Encephalopathy

Classically presents with which triad of clinical features?

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What lead level in blood requires chelation therapy?

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Pearls for Meningitis

1. In a patient with suspected meningitis, should you give dexamethasone?

2. In the same patient, how much time do you have after giving empiric antibiotics to perform your LP?

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Chris Hansen