Abstracts in Urgent Care – April 2021

Acetaminophen vs Ibuprofen in ChildrenOptimizing Podcasts for LearningDosing Ketorolac IV in Renal ColicTorus Distal Radius FracturesAvulsion Fractures of the Fifth Metatarsal BaseCOVID-19 and ECGsLong-Term Sequelae of COVID-19COVID-19, Zinc, and Vitamin C Use of Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen for Fever and Pain in Young Children Take-home point: Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are both safe for short-term treatment of pain and fever in children under 2 years of age. Ibuprofen produces more rapid pain and fever relief than acetaminophen. Citation: Tan E, Braithwaite I, McKinlay C, et al. Comparison of acetaminophen (paracetamol) with ibuprofen …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care – March 2021

‘Seat Belt’ Signs Post MVAPain Control in Corneal AbrasionsAnalgesia with Reduction of Shoulder DislocationCan Early PT Help with Sciatica?How Vaping Compromises BreathingCOVID-19 in the CountryPandemic Depression—A Real Thing? Avijit Barai, MBBS, MRCS, MSc (Critical Care), PgCertCPU, FRNZCUC Workup for “Seat Belt” Sign in Trauma Patients Take-home point: The presence of a “seat belt” sign has a high association with intraabdominal organ injury. Citation: Shreffler J, Smiley A, Schultz M, et al. Patients with abrasion or ecchymosis seat belt sign have high risk for abdominal injury, but initial computed tomography is …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care – February 2021

Septic Knee Joints in AdultsRecurrent CellulitisAnalgesics and Risk for Fracture NonunionAssessing for MACE with and without a TroponinIV Fluids in Headache ManagementCOVID-19 and TelemedicineCOVID-19: The Second Wave Dr Avijit Barai, MBBS, MRCS, MSc (Critical Care), PgCertCPU, FRNZCUC Diagnostic Dilemma: Septic Arthritis of Knee Joints in Adult Patients Key point: Synovial fluid white cell count and Gram stain are the most useful laboratory markers for septic arthritis. Clinical evaluation, synovial lactate, and PCR do not substantially aid in diagnosis. Citation: Carpenter CR, Vandenberg J, Solomon M, et al. Diagnostic accuracy of …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care – 01 2021

Language Barriers and Treating ChildrenIbuprofen and Pediatric with Ankle SprainsFacial Palsy and LeukemiaFentanyl and Midazolam for Younger PatientsAre Hypotonic Fluids Safer in Acutely Ill Children?Comparing Symptoms of COVID-19 and FluExamining COVID-19 in ChildrenPandemic Resource Limitations—and Burnout Ivan Koay, MBChB, FRNZCUC, MD Extra Care Needed when Dealing with Families where English use is Limited Key point: Children of parents with limited comfort with English (LCE) are twice as likely to suffer adverse medical events during interactions with medical teams. Understanding this issue will help clinicians take the steps necessary to avoid …
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Abstracts in Urgent Care – December 2020

Projecting Outcomes in mTBIConcussion Recovery in AthletesA New Tool in Assessing Adolescent ConcussionHead Injury in Patients Taking WarfarinInfants with Scalp HaematomaTo CT or Not to CT Low-Risk Peds Head Injury?Posttraumatic Headache in ChildrenOut-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Ivan Koay, MBChB, FRNZCUC, MD Identifying mTBI Patients with Long-Term Poorer Outcomes Key point: Patients with a history of psychiatric disorder, racial minorities, and those with lower level of education are most likely to have ongoing functional disabilities after minor traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Citation: Madhok DY, Yue JK, Sun X, et al. Clinical Predictors …
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