This week, we talk about ophthalmology emergencies and ED consults with Dr. Grayson Armstrong from Massachusetts Eye and Ear
After listening to this episode, listeners should be able to:
- Appreciate the breadth of common ophthalmic emergencies and trauma
- Present a basic workup and have a differential for common ophthalmic complaints presenting to the ED
2:30 How common are eye emergencies?
3:45 What are some of your favorite parts of ophthalmology?
4:47 What do you enjoy most about managing eye emergencies?
5:56 Benign and worst case scenario for the AAO’s 6 causes of urgent referral for ophthalmology
9:23 Red flags and what information you should always get when evaluating a patient
12:39 The outside-in approach for working up ocular trauma patients
14:10 Lid lacs at the medical student level
15:52 Exam techniques when working up vision loss
17:47 Painful vision loss differential and assessment
20:20 Orbital compartment syndrome tidbits
22:00 Painless vision loss
24:45 Red eye
28:36 Takeaways and tips for eye ED consults
Tim Root’s website - https://timroot.com/
AAO medical student website - https://www.aao.org/medical-students
AAO White Paper for things medical students should know - https://www.aao.org/Assets/edca7d7c-ccb0-4b97-bca4-66b4328a91fc/637157338302800000/appendix-of-ms-white-paper-with-links-pdf?inline=1
Video of cell and flare - https://timroot.com/cell-and-flare-in-the-eye-video/
Ophthalmic Edge Acronym app (great resource for rotations!!)- https://ophthalmicedge.org/physician/ophthalmic-acronyms-app-available-now/#
Eye Tea Official Twitter - https://twitter.com/eyeteaofficial?lang=en