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Medical Category: Abdominal and Gastroinstestinal

Antacid Monotherapy vs GI Cocktail: Are You On or Off the Wagon?

Background: Dyspepsia and epigastric pain are common emergency department (ED) complaints affecting one in four adults annually. Twenty percent of these patients have an organic cause while 80% have functional dyspepsia (Moayyedi 2017). Antacids are often a first-line treatment in …

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Rebellion21: Not Your Gallbladder – Clutch US Diagnoses in RUQ Pain via Jennifer Carnell, MD

In this 17-minute presentation from Rebellion in EM 2021, Dr. Jennifer Carnell, MD demonstrates how ultrasound can be used to make a diversity of diagnoses in patients with right upper quadrant pain beyond ultrasound’s expected use in the diagnosis of …

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Rebellion21: Transplant Emergencies and Their Management via Chris Colbert, DO

In this 22-minute presentation from Rebellion in EM 2021, Dr. Chris Colbert, DO discusses transplant emergencies and how to manage them.

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Rebellion21: Acute Appendicitis – Antibiotics vs Surgery via Rob Bryant, MD

In this lecture from Rebellion in EM 2021, Dr. Rob Bryant, MD reviews the recent literature suggesting the possibility of using antibiotics as an alternative to hospital admission and surgery for acute appendicitis.

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Abdominal and Gastroinstestinal

REBEL Core Cast 64.0 – Acute Pancreatitis

Take Home Points Pancreatitis is diagnosed by a combination of clinical features (epigastric pain with radiation to back, nausea/vomiting etc) and diagnostic tests (lipase 3x normal, CT scan) A RUQ US should be performed looking for gallstones as this finding …

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