Category: Psychiatry

FOAM of the Week – Conversion Disorder, Agitated Patients, Eating Disorders

Some helpful stuff related to lectures this week –¬†enjoy! Conversion disorder-related stuff: Optokinetic drum for patients complaining of blindness: Hoover’s Sign to assess patient effort vs true weakness: http://cdn.lifeinthefastlane.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Pract-Neurol-2001-Stone-50-3.pdf Agitated patients: Chemical and Physical restraint of agitated patients from EmCrit: http://emcrit.org/podcasts/human-bondage-chemical-takedown Ketamine for chemical retraint from ALIEM: http://www.aliem.com/2015/ketamine-for-excited-delirium-syndrome/ Eating Disorder overview from Peds EM Morsels: …

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