Small Bowel Obstruction Causes: adhesions (pelvic surgery) > tumor > hernia (inguinal) Proximal: bilious vomiting Distal: feculent vomiting High pitched bowel sounds X-ray: dilated bowel, air-fluid levels, “stack of coins” or “string of pearls” sign Modality of choice: CT NGT, surgery
Welcome back to Episode 12! This week we once again continued our theme based review. We focused on a few high-yield bites and envenomation. This material is easy to gloss over since we do not come across it too often clinically. Not only will this prepare you at the bedside, but it will also help you pick up a few easy points on the In-Training Exam, which, by the way, is right around the corner.
Welcome to Rosh Review’s podcast corollary. Many of you may be thinking – what is a podcast corollary? Great question. We are making the time-tested questions of Rosh Review audible. Not only will we review the questions and answers, but we will also take the questions “One Step Further™” and review the most important points from each topic. At the end of each episode, we will rapid-fire review the pearls from the episode to drive home key concepts. Before we begin, though, introductions are in order.