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New Hepatitis! | HyperCa in Cancer | Corporate EMerica
Episode 1821st May 2022 • JournalFeed • Nick Zelt
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The JournalFeed podcast for the week of May 16-20, 2022.

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New Hepatitis Spoon Feed:

A new, rare form of acute hepatitis has been seen in children, mostly under age 5 years, that presents with vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain, followed by acute hepatitis with jaundice.  If you see a child with a "stomach virus" who has jaundice - check labs!

HyperCa in Cancer Spoon Feed

Cancer-associated hypercalcemia requires prompt recognition and treatment in the ED, starting with aggressive rehydration +/- loop diuretics as well as coordination of initiation of bone resorption inhibition, which can take up to 48 or longer hours to have a full effect.

Corporate EMerica Spoon Feed:

There is undeniable corporate influence in the practice of emergency medicine, and this is not best for patients or for those of us who care for them.  This topic is a minefield, but let's tiptoe through it together.



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