Myxedema: An EM Primer

Endocrine http://www.emdocs.net Blog Post Learning Time: 15mins / 0.25CME
What to know about myxedema in ED patients and how to treat them.
The lesser known of the diabetes is described here.
System-based list of diseases of particular concern to HIV-Infected adults, including those caused by medication side-effects.

Thyroid Disease

Endocrine http://foamcast.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 30mins
A review of the basics of the approach to hyperthyroid and hypothyroid in the ED (including thyroid storm and myxedema coma)


Pediatrics Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) http://foamcast.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 30mins
Review of a post on Pediatric DKA from Dr. Anton Helman's Emergency Medicine Cases. FOAMcast also covers DKA in adults in their review.
A summary on the etiologies of adrenal insufficiency and crisis, with pearls and pitfalls in diagnosis and management.
Review of Diagnosis and Treatment of Thyroid Storm by Scott Weingart.
Sarah Reid, Sarah Curtis on the diagnosis and management of pediatric DKA, risk factors for cerebral edema, management of cerebral edema on EM Cases podcast
Thyroid Storm, diagnosis and management Review Card
Antidiabetic Medications: Hypoglycemic Potential in Overdose - a table of the medication classes and their risk potential.
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