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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Treating Priapism in the ED

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M2E Too! Mellick's Multimedia EduBlog - Monday, May 2, 2016
"The M2E Too! Blog by Larry Mellick, MD, presents important clinical pearls using multimedia.
By its name, M2E Too! acknowledges that it is one of many emergency medicine blogs, but we hope this will serve as a creative commons for emergency physicians.
It's clear to me that emergency physicians have a number of mental blocks when it comes to managing priapism, which means this penile compartment syndrome is often allowed to languish while we wait for the urologists to come to our rescue.
In this video blog, I remove some of the performance anxiety associated with this condition by teaching how to mix up the phenylephrine used for intracavernosal blocks. And, in the second video, I demonstrate how to set up an aspiration and irrigation system, which dramatically simplifies the entire process"