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U.S. National Capital Poison Center Button Battery Ingestion Triage and Treatment Guideline
Posted by dkwinter
Source: National Capital Poison Center Button Battery Ingestion Triage and Treatment Guideline  
UCLA IV contrast allergy premedication protocol
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13 hours before IV contast:Prednisone 50 mg PO 7 hours before IV contrast:Prednisone 50 mg PO 1 hour before IV contrast:Prednisone 50 mg PODiphenhydramine 50 mg PO&
Uncal herniation
Posted by dkwinter
Classic sign:Ipsilateral pupillary dilation associated with contralateral hemiparesisPathophysiology:Supratentorial mass effect e.g. epidural hematoma from a MMA lesion due to temporal bone #Herniation of the uncus of the temporal
Upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding Ddx
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Hx Amount Duration Context (after severe vomiting, alcohol ingestion, nosebleed) Associated symptoms Constititional  
Urea to creatinine ratio calculator for SI units
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Very useful for US-trained physicians who want to calculate the familiar BUN/Cr ratio but using SI inputs.\$jsmodules/urea_creatinine_ratio.html/ More notes:Low BUN/Creat ratio can be caused by:inadequate protein int