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Eastern Health HSV/VZV tests
Posted by dkwinter
Naucleic Acid Amplification Tests are available for CSF samples and swabs in universal transport medium for: Herpes Simplex Virus HSV 1Herpes Simplex Virus HSV 2Vericella Zoster Virus VZV   <--can be performed
Eastern Health serum allergy testing
Posted by dkwinter
Source: Eastern Health Laboratory Test Dictionary May order up to 5 allergens per requisition. Allergen-specific IgE tests:D2 DUST MITEE1 CATE2 DOGK82 LATEXF1 EGG WHITEF13 PEANUTF14 SOYAF17 HA
ECOG Performance Status
Posted by dkwinter
GRADEECOG PERFORMANCE STATUS0Fully active, able to carry on all pre-disease performance without restriction1Restricted in physically strenuous activity but ambulatory and able to carry out work of a ligh
EKG Leads: Right and Posterior
Posted by dkwinter
Source: Academic Life in Emergency Medicine
EKG intervals
Posted by dkwinter
 From Academic Life in Emergency Medicine:
EKG: Early Repolarization vs ST Elevation MI
Posted by dkwinter
Source: Academic Life in Emergency MedicineSee also:EKG Intervals Formula to differentiate early repolarization from STEMI:1.196 x STE60V3 + 0.059 x QTc &ndash 0.326 x RA V4STE60V3 = STE elevation height at 60
Ear drops
Posted by dkwinter
Fungal otitis externa     Locacorten drops flumethasone - clioquinol eardrops, 2-3 drops to affected ears BID for up to 10 days.
Early Goal Directed Therapy EGDT
Posted by dkwinter
Source: Academic Life in Emergency MedicineNote: The NICE-SUGAR 2009 Study showed that in septic adults: "A blood glucose target of 4.5 &ndash 6.0 mmol/L 81-108 mg/dL resulted in increased mortality compared to a target of <10.0mmol/L 180
Eclampsia
Posted by dkwinter
See also: PreeclampsiaTx     Prevent further seizures with magnesium sulfate     Draw blood to check CBC, LFTs, BUN and creatinine     Notify labor floor     Perform CT scan of head if s
Ectopic Pregnancy
Posted by dkwinter Source Academic Life in Emergency Medicine
In descending order, the most significant physical exam findings were: Cervical motion tenderness Positive LR = 4.9Peritoneal findings Positive LR = 4.2-4.5Adnexal mass Positive LR = 2.4BETA-HCG:The &ldquodis
Electrolyte Replacement Guide ICU
Posted by ChrisT4Miller
 https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/trauma-and-scc/files/trauma-and-scc/public_files/Protocols/Electrolyte%20Replacement.pdf
Emergency contraception
Posted by dkwinter
MethodTiming after intercourseExpected pregnancies preventedContraindicationsCopper intrauterine device IUD0-120 hours99%acute pelvic infection or cervicitisundiagnosed vaginal bleed
Emergency Department Echo/EDE/Bedside Ultrasound Pocket Cards
Posted by dkwinter
Emergency Drug Cards for Adults and Children
Posted by dkwinter
Epistaxis
Posted by dkwinter
If difficult to control with usual techniques:Tranexamic acid 1 g IVDeeply pack with vaseline-soaked gauze, may need to tie lengths togetherSpecial devices:MerocelRapid RhinoEpistax Out patient:Tranex
Epworth Sleepiness Scale calculator
Posted by dkwinter
ScoringWould never doze = 0 pointsSlight chance of dozing = 1 pointModerate chance of dozing = 2 pointsHigh chance of dozing = 3 points "How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in
Erectile dysfunction
Posted by dkwinter
Risk factors Diabetes Increased risk with increasing age and duration of diabetes Tx Phosphodiesterase inhibitors (e.g. sildenafil) Things to
Esophageal candidiasis treatment
Posted by dkwinter
Typical courseNystatin swish and swallow 100,000 u/mL 5mL PO QID as directed Disp 300 mL fifteen day coursetell patient to take after meals and at bedtimeANDFluconazole 150 mg PO x 1 dose
Estimated blood loss and initial fluid replacement table
Posted by dkwinter
  Classification of shock based on a 70 kg maleCLASS ICLASS IICLASS IIICLASS IVBlood loss mLUp to 750750-15001500-2000>2000Blood loss % blood v
Examination for level of Spinal Cord Injury
Posted by dkwinter
Cranial nerve XIShrugs shoulder trapeziusC5Raises elbow to level of shoulder deltoidC6Flexes forearm bicepsC7Extends forearm tricepsC8Flexes wrist and fingersT1Spreads fingers
EZ-IO pocket guide
Posted by dkwinter