CDE Medical

Take A Stab

Becca Barrus In England in May 2017, enough people were going to the emergency room after slicing their hand while cutting avocadoes that doctors nicknamed the phenomenon “avocado hand.” It even has its own hashtag on Instagram and Twitter, where people who have injured themselves while cutting up an avocado display their wounds (usually with

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SILENT KILLER

See no evil, hear no evil, smell no evil—carbon monoxide is a silent killer and the leading cause of accidental-poisoning deaths and poisoning-related injuries worldwide.

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INJURY TIMEOUT

This Medical CDE looks at some of the common sports-related injuries, including concussions, and how to select the correct MPDS Chief Complaint and use the PAIs, PDIs, and Additional Information.

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