Christiana Care Health System

Christiana Care Health System ranks in the top 25 in the country for emergency visits and is Delaware’s only Level I trauma center that treats adults and children – the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore.

Christiana Care offers an unmatched learning experience. We’re one of America’s largest, non-sectarian, not for profit health care systems. We serve the Delaware Valley and we’re a nationally recognized, urban and suburban, academic and community hospital. Here you’ll learn from taking care of patients with a huge range of pathologies and work with nationally recognized faculty, accelerating your growth both as an expert and as a caring physician.

A 54-year-old male with a history of hypertension presents to the ED with palpitations. What is your interpretation of his EKG?
A 52-year-old male presents to the ED with chest pain. What is your interpretation of his EKG?
Can you distinguish between an abnormal EKG and a cardiac device malfunction at a glance, recall common pacer codes, or identify pacemaker problems on an X-ray? As the use of cardiac devices increases
A 72-year-old female presents with exertional syncope for the past several days. What is your interpretation of her EKG?
A 44-year-old male presents to the ED with intermittent chest pain for 2 weeks, worse with exertion, and resolves with rest. He is currently symptom free. What is your interpretation of his EKG?
An 89-year-old female with atrial fibrillation presents with altered mental status. What is your interpretation of her ECG?
Hyperkalemia is generally defined as a potassium level > 5.5 mEq/L and can be further classified as mild (5.6–6.0 mEq/L), moderate (6.1–7.0 mEq/L), and severe (> 7.0 mEq/L). Etiologies frequently seen
An emergency physician must be able to react appropriately to any injury that arrives in the ED. It requires vast amounts of knowledge - but it also demands a skill that serves as the cornerstone of s