REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Sore Throat

Jun 01, 22
REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Sore Throat

Take Home Points

  • Look for the red flags – fever, drooling, neck stiffness, toxic ingestion, uvula deviation, voice changes
  • Steroids help with swelling
  • Obtain CT soft tissue neck for concerning presentations
  • Don’t be a cowboy/cowgirl – get consultants involved early – ENT/Anes/OMFS
  • Make sure you repeat vital signs prior to discharge – if patient remains tachycardic, think about myocarditis

REBEL Core Cast – Basics of EM – Sore Throat

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Co-Host

Katrina D’Amore, DO MPH
NYC H+H/Coney Island
Brooklyn, NY

Post Peer Reviewed By: Anand Swaminathan, MD (Twitter: @EMSwami)

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