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You don’t need labs or CT scans in children who have recovered after a simple febrile or first time seizure


Team members and families eagerly await your intervention to halt the seizure and understand its underlying cause. The lack of utility of laboratory testing in children with an unprovoked generalized seizure, or a simple febrile seizure is supported by several observational studies.

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Noisy, low amplitude ECG in a patient with chest pain

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

Colin is an emergency medicine resident beginning his critical care fellowship in the summer with a strong interest in the role of ECG in critical care and OMI. A patient in their 40s with type 1 diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia presented to the emergency department with 5 days of “flu-like” illness.