I am Assistant Medical Director for Grady Health Systems Department of Emergency Medicine. I have 10 years of experience as an attending at Grady -- but really, I started coming here as a kid and I've never left!
A 39 year-old female with current medical history of cocaine abuse and uterine fibroids reports to the ED with 2 days of abdominal pain. The pain was sudden in onset, sharp, and severe. It has progressed in severity over the past two days. The pain was initially in the lower abdomen, but is now diffuse. …