Category Archives: Review

Abdominal Pain in the Elderly Patient

By Christie Lech, MD Please Review EMRAP – C3: Abdominal Pain in the Elderly Patient 50-60% of elderly patients (age 65 and older) with abdominal pain are admitted, about one third will require surgery for their abdominal pain A patient … Continue reading

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Renal – Dialysis-related emergencies

If you weren’t clear on why dialysis patient are complicated, listen to the August 2010 EMRAP. – When you are presented with an ESRD patient with chest pain – evaluate for the usual suspects, but also rib fractures (2’2 renal … Continue reading

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