All tagged Medical School
Patients presenting with vaginal bleeding can be some of the sickest patients in the ED. They can also be some of the fastest dispos. In this lecture we approach the non-pregnant vaginal bleeder and how to efficiently work up and dispo these patients.
In this lecture we go over an approach to a patient presenting with first trimester vaginal bleeding. We review the critical differential that will guide the history, physical exam, and work up. This is a common chief complaint seen in the ED. Having a framework for this chief complaint will allow you to see these patients efficiently.
In this EMEd lecture we review the approach to a patient with gross hematuria. Before you begin your evaluation think of the GU anatomy and build a differential of the possible causes of gross hematuria. From here figuring out what to ask on the history and what to look at on the physical will be easy. Consider your differential when ordering labs and be sure. Use the algorithm in this lecture to understand when and when not to call urology.