The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of bedside sonography to differentiate soft tissue abnormalities from joint effusions.
33 y/o M w/ no significant PMH presents to the ED with c/o not feeling well x1 week. Symptoms include chills, sweats, malaise, nausea.
72 YO F w/ PMH significant for HTN, COPD, asthma, borderline DM presents c/o dyspnea on exertion over the past several months, worse in the last week.
16 day old male born via planned C-section due to placenta previa presents due to vomiting. Mother says pt was vomiting in hospital and vomits after every feed.
Some employers have now begun to offer egg freezing as a paid-for employee benefit. As expected, this trend has sparked considerable debate and controversy - should women view this benefit as options or oppression?
23-year-old female with no significant PMH, BIBA, after experiencing syncope at home. Patient now has chief complaint of LUQ pain that radiates to her shoulder. Onset of symptoms were 1 hour prior arrival.
34 y/o F h/o hypothyroidism on OCPs p/w abdominal pain x 1 day. Described as sharp pain in LLQ, radiating to RLQ, associated w/multiple episodes of vomiting since yesterday evening.
83F w/PMH s/f HTN, HLD, CAD (on ASA & plavix), AAA s/p unsuccessful repair, COPD and multiple UTIs p/w vaginal bleeding which began earlier today.
Welcome from the Program Director:
Welcome to the Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) Emergency Medicine Residency Program! SIUH is an incredible place to do your residency. Our hospital consists of two sites (North and South) which are two of only three hospitals on Staten Island. SIUH North is a level-I trauma center, a STEMI center with a 24-hour cath lab, a regional burn center, and a stroke center. SIUH South is a community-based hospital with a faster pace and limited back-up services available. Here you will be exposed to real-life community-based emergency medicine.
We are committed to training some of the best residents in emergency medicine. We know you will be the ones caring for our loved ones when they are sick or injured, and we will train you to that high standard. We have a strong faculty of emergency medicine trained physicians who are eager to share their expertise and experience with you. Fellowship-trained physicians will teach you the subspecialties including pediatrics, toxicology, and ultrasound. SIUH has its own EMS service and you will provide on-line medical control to several ambulance services in the area. Throughout your rotations, you will receive superb training in all of emergency medicine, with intense focus on pediatrics and critical care. You will also be taught all emergency procedures in a structured and methodical way.
Come join us! This is one of the most important decisions of your life – we will make it count!
Moshe Weizberg, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medicine Program Director