Sep 23, 2021
One of my first calls as a paramedic was to our local ski hill for a 26-year-old guy who crashed into a tree while snowboarding. The ski patrol brought him down to the patrol room and we met them inside. The guy was literally screaming in pain and saying: "just put me out, man!" I could see his leg was obviously...
Sep 15, 2021
Welcome to the third installment of this metabolic panel series, where we're exploring what happens when these lab values hit their limits, or beyond. Previously we've explored Cations (located here) and Anions (located here), but don't feel like you need to read these in any particular order.
These blogs are meant as...
Sep 9, 2021
What does jaundiced skin, right upper quadrant pain, and a fever mean? In this episode, Dr. Cynthia Griffin and I discuss everything gallbladder and biliary colic! Check out the blog post here:
Sep 1, 2021
Welcome to the second installment of this metabolic panel series, where we're exploring what happens when various lab values reach their outer limits (or beyond). Each part in the series can be read on its own, but if you want to start at the beginning, go check out the first blog on cations HERE.
This series of blogs...