- DOAC Use and Head Trauma14:11Paper Chase #1 - Pred vs. Dex for Croup5:25Ophthalmology Basics26:05What Would I Do Next? - Neck Pain after an MVC16:16Paper Chase #2 - Prevalence of PE in Patients with Syncope3:02Knee X-rays15:42Anticoagulation in Patients with Afib19:01Paper Chase #3 - Reducing Strep Testing in Patients <3 years4:11Legal Lessons: Risks of MedicationsFree Chapter19:05No Antibiotics for You!17:29Paper Chase #4 - Which med is best for trigger point injections?4:52An Unusual Case of Sore Throat13:11The Case Against the Knee Immobilizer10:36Paper Chase #5 - Immunizing Children against Flu in the ED6:06Excellence in the Physical Exam: Necrotizing Fasciitis13:20Mailbag5:28
Arun runs through a thoughtful approach to the knee exam that includes the Mnemonic “SLR-CDEF” as a reminder of what diagnosis we should think about with every knee injury. The mnemonic stands for Septic knee, Locked knee, Referred pain, Compartment syndrome, Dislocation (spontaneously reduced), Extensor mechanism disruption (Over 40, look over the patella – i.e., a quadriceps tear. Under 40 look under the patella – i.e., a patellar tendon rupture), Fracture (radiographically occult – especially lateral tibial plateau).