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Dermatology and Rashes - Crashing Patient

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Michelle Lin’s PV Rash Card Pediatric Dermatology Herpes Zoster Life Threatening Rash Review steroid potency chart pdf   Terminology Common Skin Lesions ·        Macule-circumscribed area of change in skin color ·        Papule-solid raised lesion...
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Life threatening rashes to watch out for! 

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Approach to the Child with a Petechial Rash

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A 3 week-old newborn is brought in to the emergency department by her worried parents. A non-blanching rash has appeared overnight. How are you going to handle this scenario?
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Probably a good read for those on peds right now!

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Skin Rashes and Urticaria

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Emergency diagnosis of the unknown rash. Skin Rashes and Urticaria
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A great list of need to know definitions. 

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum Clinical Presentation

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Clinical Presentation: Pyoderma Gangrenosum. Pyoderma gangrenosum is an uncommon, ulcerative cutaneous condition of uncertain etiology.
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Associated with Ulcerative Colitis

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Scrotal gangrene after smoking crack

[Rating: 2.0] Cocaine-Related Vasculitis Causing Scrotal Gangrene. Chen SC et al. Ann Pharmacother 2009;43:375-378 Abstract This 2009 case report from Taiwan deserves attention and re-examination. ...
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Yikes...

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CHEST Journal | Article

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The Pulmonary Complications of Crack Cocaine A Comprehensive Review
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Yes, there are many pulmonary complications of crack cocaine use. Read this great review. 

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Prevalence and temporal trends of crack injection among injection drug users in eastern central Canada

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Very geographically relevant information in this paper. 

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Peripheral toxicity in crack cocaine use disorders

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Crack cocaine misuse leads to an increase in inflammation markers and oxidative damage. Take a look at the pathophysiology here. 

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Crack cocaine use due to dopamine agonist therapy in Parkinson disease

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Crack cocaine and dopamine, what's the connection? 

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JAMA Network | JAMA | The Rational Clinical Examination

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A gold mine for those interested in using the physical exam as a diagnostic test. 

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The role of physical examination in diagnosing common causes of vaginitis: a prospective study -- Singh et al. 89 (3): 185 -- Sexually Transmitted Infections

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The physical/speculum exam still seems important for accurately diagnosing the cause of vaginitis. 

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Restoring the Lost Art of the Physical Exam

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At Stanford, Dr. Abraham Verghese is on a mission to bring back something he considers a lost art: the physical exam.
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A look at Abraham Verghese, champion of the physical exam. 

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Are doctors finding the physical exam useless and obsolete?

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Are doctors finding the physical exam useless and obsolete?
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A perspective from Kevin MD

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ALiEM – Academic Life in Emergency Medicine – Paucis Verbis: Approach to rashes

ALiEM – Academic Life in Emergency Medicine – Paucis Verbis: Approach to rashes | Just a Clerk | Scoop.it
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A nice approach to rashes from ALiEM

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TechTool Thursday EM Rashes

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EM rashes is designed to give the user an alogorithm for quick diagnosis of rashes as they present in ED.
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An algorithmic app to help with differential diagnoses for rashes! Neat

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Herpes zoster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Herpes zoster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Throughout the world, the incidence rate of herpes zoster every year ranges from 1.2 to 3.4 cases per 1,000 healthy individuals, increasing to 3.9-11.8 per year per 1,000 individuals among those older than 65 years.

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Bound to see some zoster! 

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Cocaine Toxicity

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Cocaine Toxicity
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A top notch review of cocaine toxicity. This is the place to start. 

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cocaine street names by crack cocaine.org

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Knowing these terms an give you a bit of street cred when needed. 

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Clinical Course of Crack Cocaine Body Stuffers

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An interesting review of the clinical course of crack cocaine body stuffers. 

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A comparison of motivations for use among users of crack cocaine and cocaine powder in a sample of simultaneous cocaine and alcohol users

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Everybody has been thinking "C'mon Ford, why crack?" and this paper provides some insight about the answer to the possible answers to that question. 

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Cerebral ultrasound findings in infants exposed to crack cocaine during gestation - Springer

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Ultrasound to evaluate the brains of infants exposed to crack cocaine during examination. 

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Abraham Verghese: A doctor's touch | Video on TED.com

Modern medicine is in danger of losing a powerful, old-fashioned tool: human touch.
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A great video. 

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Which physical examination tests provide clinicians with the most value when examining the shoulder? Update of a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests -- Hegedus et al. 46 (14): ...

Which physical examination tests provide clinicians with the most value when examining the shoulder? Update of a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests -- Hegedus et al. 46 (14): ... | Just a Clerk | Scoop.it
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A review of the best physicial exam manouvers for examination of the shoulder. 

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders | Full text | Accuracy of physical examination for chronic lumbar radiculopathy

Clinical examination of patients with chronic lumbar radiculopathy aims to clarify whether there is nerve root impingement.
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Apparently we are not great at identifying lumbar radiculopathy using the physical exam. 

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Medical Metamorphosis: Are physical exam skills obsolete?

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A blog article that highlights physician discomfort with uncertainty is a major contributor to the current trend to rely less on the physical exam. 

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