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What To Do With Borderline Positive Troponins

Borderline Positive Troponins

If you work in an emergency department setting, you have probably managed patients with borderline positive troponins. We have all ordered a troponin when a patient presents with suspected Acute Coronary syndrome (ACS). This is universally true for all emergency providers. Often, during the review of your labs for this patient you may note the … Read more

Red Flags for Headaches

Headache red flags and the snnoop10 system

Melanie Jones, PA-C Some of the most common complaints given by patients are headaches. Before diagnosing the patient with cluster or tension headache or their usual migraine, other causes should be considered. Consequently, A strong provider should ensure that there is not an underlying secondary cause of their patient’s pain. Accordingly, missing a secondary cause … Read more

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