Biting off more than you can chew.

After being very keen and kicking off with the #FOAMed question of the day I’ve realised that it takes more effort and time that I want to invest at the moment. So I’ll be moving back to more old style posts of cases, discussion of papers and publications.

Thanks to everyone who has been involved in the QOTD project.

 

 

FOAMed question of the day 66 #FOAMedQOTD

A drunk patient is admitted to your ED to “sober up”

His nurse suggests some IV fluids to help him.

How effective is fluid therapy for alcohol intoxication?

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FOAMed question of the day 65 #FOAMedQOTD

What volume of fluid from thoracocentesis is associated with an increased risk of re-expansion pulmonary oedema?

 

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FOAMed question of the day 64 #FOAMedQOTD

 Kernigs and Brudzinskis sign are both used to identify patients with meningeal irritation.

How sensitive are these signs for the diagnosis of meningitis?

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FOAMed question of the day 62 #FOAMedQOTD

 Patient returns from a holiday to visit family on an aussie farm.

Diagnosis?

Treatment?

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