Diagnostic Approaches


The scariest topics, one step at a time.

Aortic Dissection

Suspect. Diagnose. Manage. Quickly.

Hypothermic Cardiac Arrest

This will likely be a long resus. It does not need to be an overwhelming one.


When the heart rate is uncomfortably low: this is what you need to know.

Hot & Altered

So much more than sepsis.

Approach to the Hot & Altered Patient. Assess & Resuscitate then Determine Cause. DDx: Heat Stroke, Infection, CNS, Thyroid Storm, ETOH Withdrawal, Lithium Toxicity, Salicylate Overdose, Anticholinergic Toxidrome, MH, Sympathomimetic, NMS, Seratonin Syndrome

Sick Neonate.

Take a breath. This is what you need to do.

Peds SVT.

Their heart rate is fast. Yours doesn’t need to be.

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