Recently I attended the Anesthesia Grand Rounds’ “Updates in Pain Management.” (Yes—we physical therapy students are involved!) The event featured many well-known practitioners, and a psychologist in particular brought my attention back to the dia
As UC San Francisco transitions its personnel and operations from the Mt. Zion campus to Mission Bay, one critical piece of UCSF infrastructure will remain behind: the newly constructed Ebola treatment center.
A young man with a known history of recreational drug use was found unresponsive and brought in by ambulance to the ED. In the field, paramedics noted that he had a serum glucose of 6 mg/dL (normal range is between 70-140 mg/dL) and they administered dextrose 50 percent. The patient’s serum glucose levels responded and increased to 97 mg/dL, although the patient remained unarousable.