Residents Case Presentation

Monday, April 22, 2024 12:30to13:30

Residents Case Presentation

I. A Systematic Review Comparing Outcomes Between Using Subcutaneous Insulin and Continuous Insulin Infusion in Managing Adult Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Tiffany Mach, MD
Internal Medicine Resident, PGY-2, McGill University

Ahmed Alnuaimi, MD
Internal Medicine Resident, PGY-2, McGill University

Educational Objectives:

  1. Evaluate the current literature to determine the safety and efficacy of using subcutaneous insulin compared to a continuous insulin infusion in the management of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).
  2. Review the new subcutaneous insulin protocol for the management of mild to moderate diabetic ketoacidosis at the Jewish General Hospital.

II. Platelets for Armor: Catastrophic Bleeding in Hematological Malignancies and its Management in Resource-Limited Settings

Alexander Calderone, MD
Internal Medicine Resident, PGY-3, McGill University

Educational Objectives:

  1. Recognition of serious occult bleeding in a patient with a hematological malignancy
  2. Review of the literature regarding bleeding prevention strategies and blood product management in resource-limited settings and during resuscitation efforts
  3. Review of quality improvement and potential solutions for prompt blood product administration

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