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Tim Montrief

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Emergency medicine chief resident at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital & founder of The Shoc3k Project.

Cryptococcal Meningitis

Cryptococcal Meningitis Background and Pathophysiology Cryptococcal meningitis is the most common cause of fungal meningitis and the most common cause of extrapulmonary cryptococcosis worldwide with over 220,000 cases per year and...

Transcranial Doppler

The catastrophic neurologic emergency remains one of the most challenging presentations encountered by emergency physicians. Physicians routinely depend on advanced imaging modalities such as computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance (MR) imaging to further investigate for...

Fournier’s Gangrene

Background of Fournier's Gangrene Fournier's gangrene includes any necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs) involving the perineal, perianal, and genital area.1,2 Fournier's gangrene has an incidence of 1.6 per 100,000...

ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) Complications

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a commonly performed procedure in the United States, with over 700,000 ERCPs performed annually.1,2 Common indications include choledocholithiasis, biliary stone removal, biliary stenting, the diagnosis and management of biliary and pancreatic...
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