- Lemierre’s Syndrome16:48Accelerated Protocols: PE Pathways17:01Paper Chase #1 | Buzzy Device Reduces Pain In Peds Patients4:16What Would I Do Next | Orbital Cellulitis14:58Deadly Infections | Part I17:44Paper Chase #2 | Back Pain & Headache Missed Diagnoses Are Low4:13Patient ComplaintsFree Chapter22:37Pediatric Blunt Chest Trauma18:56Paper Chase #3 | Loop Drainage vs Standard I&D For Abscess5:21Excellence In The Physical Exam Series | Endocarditis10:56Pharyngitis18:17Paper Chase #4 | Presence of UTI In Bronchiolitis Is Low4:48Postpartum Mood Disorders18:11Deadly Infections | Part II9:39Paper Chase #5 | Dexamethasone v long-acting methylprednisolone for headaches4:44The Summary12:13
Let’s admit we, we are obsessed with pulmonary emboli and missing this dreaded diagnosis. This fear has led to undue increased use of CT angiography and the ease of obtaining one has increased its use. However there are many downsides to over-scanning. There is real harm we are exposing our patients to, not just with radiation exposure but also incidental findings that warrant further workup. Cam Berg sits with Miz and MIke to discuss the real purpose of PE diagnosis and therapy; The importance of pre-diagnostic risk stratification; The strength of D-dimer testing; The weaknesses and limitations of CT scans and risk stratification and disposition of confirmed PE.