17
Apr
2017

65-year-old male on ventilator

65-year-old male with the past medical history of CAD s/p DES in proximal RCA, COPD, DM type 2 was admitted for acute exacerbation of COPD and pneumonia requiring intubation with mechanical ventilation. On third day he had significant improvement with Rapid Spontaneous Breathing Index of 75 so spontaneous breathing trial...
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27
Mar
2017

33 y/o Female with Hypercalcemia

A 33-year-old woman comes to the office for evaluation of hypercalcemia. Her Serum calcium was 12.1mg/dl on routine laboratory testing performed for a life insurance application. The patient feels well and has had no excessive urination, bone pain, abdominal pain, headache or constipation. Medical history is significant for upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage...
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20
Mar
2017

45 y/o M with cirrhosis

A 45-year old Caucasian male follows-up in your clinic and is under evaluation for liver transplantation for NASH associated cirrhosis. He comes in with his wife who reports that the patient is more confused over the last few days. Vitals signs are: HR 74, BP 106/70 mm Hg, RR of...
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14
Mar
2017

Creighton IM Blog Update

Hope everyone is enjoying the warm March wea- ahem, I mean staying warm during our prolonged winter! The blog continues to grow, we are over 12000 views and I wanted to create a single post to update everyone on some of the exciting changes. Dr Porters and Dr Birch’s Youtube...
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