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Emergency EOR Topic List (2017):

CARDIOVASCULAR
Chest pain
Palpitations
Dyspnea on exertion
Orthopnea

Edema

Syncope
Conduction disorders (atrial fibrillation/flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, bundle branch block, ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation, premature beats)
Hypertensive emergencies
Hypotension (cardiogenic shock, orthostatic hypotension)

Heart failure
Coronary heart disease (non-ST acute myocardial infarction, ST segment elevation acute myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, unstable angina, Prinzmetal/variant angina)
Vascular disease (aortic aneurysm/dissection, arterial occlusion/thrombosis, phlebitis)

Valvular disease (aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation, mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation)
Acute/subacute bacterial endocarditis
Cardiac tamponade
Pericardial effusion
Peripheral vascular disease
Arrhythmias
Angina

ORTHOPEDICS/RHEUMATOLOGY
Pain Swelling/deformity
Ecchymosis/erythema
Fractures/dislocations (shoulder, forearm/wrist/hand, hip, knee, ankle/foot)
Soft tissue injuries
Back strain/sprain
Low back pain
Cauda equina
Herniated disk
Osteomyelitis
Septic arthritis
Costochondritis
Bursitis/tendonitis
Gout
Sprains/strains

PULMONOLOGY
Shortness of breath
Wheezing
Hemoptysis
Pleuritic chest pain
Acute bronchitis
Acute bronchiolitis
Acute epiglottitis
Croup
Influenza
Pertussis
Pneumonia (bacterial, viral, fungal, human immunodeficiency virus-related)
Respiratory syncytial virus
Asthma
Pleural effusion

Pneumothorax

Pulmonary embolism

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
Foreign body aspiration
Tuberculosis
Lung cancer

GASTROINTESTINAL/NUTRITIONAL
Abdominal pain
Anorexia
Nausea/vomiting

Heartburn

Jaundice

Hematemesis

Melena; bleeding per rectum

Change in bowel habits/diarrhea/constipation
Esophagitis
Mallory-Weiss tear
Peptic ulcer disease
Acute cholecystitis
Cholangitis
Acute hepatitis

Acute pancreatitis

Acute appendicitis

Diverticular disease

Ischemic bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease/toxic megacolon
Obstruction (small bowel, large bowel, volvulus)
Anal fissure/fistula/abscess

Hemorrhoids (thrombosed)

Hernia (incarcerated/strangulated)

Infectious diarrhea

Gastritis

Gastroenteritis

Diarrhea/constipation

Gastrointestinal bleeding

Cirrhosis

Giardiasis and other parasitic infections
Hernias

ENOT (EARS, NOSE, ORAL CAVITY, AND THROAT)/OPHTHALMOLOGY
Vision loss

Nasal congestion

Sore throat

Ear pain

Vertigo

Blepharitis

Conjunctivitis

Blow-out fracture

Corneal abrasion/ulcer
Dacryoadenitis

Foreign body (eye, ear, nose)
Glaucoma (acute angle closure)
Hyphema

Macular degeneration (wet)
Optic neuritis

Orbital cellulitis

Papilledema

Retinal detachment

Retinal vein occlusion

Otitis externa

Acute otitis media
Trauma/hematoma (external ear)
Barotrauma

Labyrinthitis

Mastoiditis

Peritonsillar abscess

Dental abscess

Acute laryngitis

Epiglottitis

Tympanic membrane perforation
Corneal ulcer

Allergic rhinitis

Acute sinusitis

Epistaxis

Acute pharyngitis (viral, bacterial)

HEMATOLOGY
Easy bruising

Fatigue

Aplastic anemia
Hemolytic anemia
Sickle cell anemia/crisis
Clotting factor disorders
Hypercoagulable states
Thrombocytopenia
Acute leukemia
Anemia Lymphomas
Polycythemia

NEUROLOGY
Vertigo

Numbness/paresthesia

Weakness/paralysis

Loss of consciousness/change in mental status Loss of memory

Loss of coordination/ataxia

Headache (migraine, cluster, tension)
Meningitis
Encephalitis

Transient ischemic attack
Stroke

Subarachnoid hemorrhage/cerebral aneurysm
Intracerebral hemorrhage

Altered level of consciousness/coma
Head trauma/concussion/contusion
Epidural/subdural hematoma

Seizure disorders

Status epilepticus

Syncope
Guillain-Barré syndrome

Spinal cord injury

Bell palsy

DERMATOLOGY
Itching

Rash


Dermatitis (eczema, contact)
Drug eruptions
Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Toxic epidermal necrolysis
Bullous pemphigoid
Lice

Scabies

Spider bites
Viral exanthems
Herpes zoster
Cellulitis
Erysipelas
Impetigo

Burns

Urticaria
Pilonidal disease
Pressure sores

ENDOCRINOLOGY
Palpitations
Heat/cold intolerance
Tremors
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Thyroiditis
Adrenal insufficiency
Diabetes insipidus
Diabetic ketoacidosis
Nonketotic hyperglycemia
Diabetes mellitus

Cushing disease
Hypothyroidism
Dysuria

Hematuria
Suprapubic/flank pain
Incontinence
Nephrolithiasis
Testicular torsion
Cystitis
Epididymitis
Orchitis
Prostatitis
Pyelonephritis
Urethritis
Acute renal failure
Glomerulonephritis

Fluid and electrolyte disorders
Acid/base disorders

OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY
Vaginal discharge

Pelvic pain/dysmenorrhea
Amenorrhea

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Endometriosis

Ovarian cysts

Vaginitis

Pelvic inflammatory disease
Mastitis/breast abscess

Placenta abruption

Ectopic pregnancy

Placenta previa
Premature rupture of membranes
Fetal distress

Intrauterine pregnancy
Spontaneous abortion