UOTW #54

This patient is a 28 year old male who was brought to you by EMS after he was found lying unconscious in his apartment by his family. The only medical history known by EMS is the patient was recently admitted for severe pancreatitis and has an indwelling PICC line in his LUE. EMS found the […]

UOTW #52

This patient presents with a severely depressed mental status and hypotension. The following ultrasound was obtained after an effective treatment was initiated. What was the treatment?

UOTW #48

The patient is a 56 year old man who was brought in via EMS for severe respiratory distress. He is sitting straight up in bed, tripoding, diaphoretic with dinner plate eyes. The patient is able to convey that he thinks he might die. He was given one albuterol/atrovent nebulizer per EMS without relief. The patient […]

UOTW #28

A 13 year old male who moved to the States from South America 8 months ago presents with malaise, fever and a productive cough for the past month. Symptoms have been slowly progressing in intensity.  Thoracic scans were performed.


This is an 27 y/o male who complains of 1 week of progressive DOE, fatigue, dry cough and subjective fevers. No chest pain. Vitals: 74/34 110 99.4 92% RA.  Chest X-ray read per radiology: bilateral pneumonia.